The best apps and tools to help you organise your job search

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by Jessica Tabinor on

Searching for a new role can be a tough task and staying organised through the applications, interviews and paperwork is imperative to ensure you secure the right role for you. Whether you are looking to boost your job search or improve your productivity, read on for the best apps and tools to help you organise your job search.

1.     JobTrack

Best apps and tools to organise your job search - JobTrack


JobTrack helps you manage your applications effectively so that you can prioritise the right jobs for you. Using the dashboard, you can quickly see where to focus your efforts based on the job applications you’ve submitted and the job postings you’ve saved. It also enables you to proactively follow up by reminding you to send crucial follow-up emails after important events, such as phone calls and interviews.

Perhaps the most unique feature of the website is that it gives you the ability to check on how your job search is going with helpful metrics. JobTrack provides you with visibility into what’s working well and what opportunities exist for improvement. An all-round great tool to organise your job search.

2.     Evernote

The best apps and tools to organise your job search - Evernote


Evernote is a great tool to use, not only during your job search but all of the time! In simple terms, it is an app that assists with note taking, organising, task lists and archiving. It enables you to write notes and capture ideas at the touch of a button, on your computer, phone or on the web.

In terms of your job search, it’s a great tool to use to complete your interview preparation and to store any important information relating to your application. The handy ‘clip page’ feature enables you to highlight text from a website and save to a document, this is especially useful when conducting company research before an interview. The possibilities are endless!

3.     Glassdoor

The best apps and tools to organise your job search - Glassdoor


Glassdoor is a website where employees and former employees anonymously review companies, their management, their job role and their salary.

When applying for a new role, it’s a good idea to have a quick look at the reviews on Glassdoor. Although you shouldn’t take this information as gospel, together with your discussions with the recruiter and/or manager, you should get a good idea if the company is right for you.

4.     Huntr

The best apps and tools to organise your job search - Huntr


Huntr is an online platform that allows you to create colour coded lists of job applications including notes, dates, tasks, job descriptions, salaries, locations, company data and more. You can also use the Chrome Extension to save jobs from job sites such as Morson.com and pin to your dashboard to view them at any time.

Another useful feature of Huntr is that you can quickly share your progress with your colleagues, friends or advisors simply by adding their email address to your lists.

Now you’re organised, it’s time to start applying!

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Electrician

Vital are engaged with a Main-Contracting Client who have exciting new projects starting in 2021!We will be delighted to hear from Electricians for a variety of works including Commercial, Fit out and General Building Services. Please forward your CV and ECS along with any other certs for consideration or text Susie on 07703613159 and we will follow-up with you.

Electrician

Vital are engaged with a Main-Contracting Client who have exciting new projects starting in 2021!We will be delighted to hear from Electricians for a variety of works including Commercial, Fit out and General Building Services. Please forward your CV and ECS along with any other certs for consideration or text Susie on 07703613159 and we will follow-up with you.

Procurement Manager - Raw Materials and Packaging

Title: Procurement Manager - Raw Materials and Packaging Location: Northwich Salary: £45-50k Job overview The Category Manager for Raw Material and Packaging is responsible to the Head of Procurement for delivering the category strategy for Raw Materials and packaging. The Category Manager works closely with the respective Heads of Operations to ensure that suitable contracts are in place to meet operational demand. By working collaboratively with the sites, the operational requirements will be delivered and the opportunities for improved ways of working identified.Key responsibilities Developing a category strategy for raw materials and packaging. Identifying stakeholders and implementing stakeholder management plans to assist in developing the category strategies and operational performance.In developing category strategies identify cost optimisation opportunities and contribute to the broader corporate cost optimisation agenda.Report on Procurement performance against agreed service levels.In conjunction with business leads, as identified in the category strategy, undertake contract management of the suppliers within the category.Implementing Procurement processes and procedures - managing the inputs and responses to the procurement requests from site.Working with the Procurement team to deliver a matrix solution to deliver demand fulfilment. Working collaboratively with Procurement colleagues will help facilitate operational effectiveness.Work with Strategic Procurement to refine Procurement processes and ways of working, including the development of Procurement performance metrics and reporting.Become the P2P subject matter expert for all raw materials and packaging requests and orders; provide guidance and assistance to the business requisitioning community. Liaise and support Operational Procurement in the development and improvement of Procurement systems including P2P.In conjunction with Head of Procurement develop post-contract award contract management and supplier engagement and review. Candidate experience MCIPS or equivalentBachelor's degree in Procurement/ Business/ Finance3+ years in Procurement / Supply chain roles.Manufacturing background or background with mix of direct and indirect spend.Experience of electronic tendering and contract management.Experience of Procurement transformation. For further information please contact Jack Dawkins on / 07966-.531-.875

Environmental Advisor

Our client Scottish Power are seeking an Environmental Advisor for a long-term on-going contract based in and around Central Scotland. Accountabilities: * Maintain and improve internal Environmental Management System to obtain and preserve ISO 14001 accreditation. * Provide support and advice to project team prior and throughout construction period to achieve compliance with the statutory environmental requirements. * Sustain and improve Environmental Procedures to identify and respond to emerging environmental legislation relevant to construction activities. * Provide proactive, specialist guidance and advice regarding environmental controls, constraints and legislation specific to the project. * Develop and implement new methods, techniques and practices to improve environmental performance. * Develop an Environmental Management Plan for the project ensuring that the findings of the surveys and any licences are included. * Liaise directly with regulators/ stakeholders (such as, but not limited to: SNH, RSPB, SEPA, Fisheries Board, Local Authorities) throughout the project. * Manage environmental monitoring and inspection programs to effectively document operational performance, compliance and prepare timely reports required for both internal and external distribution. * Support the investigation and reporting of environmental incidents. * Prepare environmental information to meet annual and ad-hoc reporting requirements. * Develop and deliver environmental training and awareness initiatives. * Review Contractors' environmental documentation with particular emphasis on environmental regulations and requirements. * Assist with or prepare waste management plans and other environmental documentation for site activities. * Monitor and report on site waste management activities. * Support the preparation of Environmental Impact Assessments either by direct input or managing external consultants. * Support engineering and construction teams to meet or comply with environmental conditions specified by local planning authorities and other legal/ statutory agreements. Skills, Knowledge & Experience * Proven experience of environmental management, including working knowledge of ISO 14001, environmental auditing, and dealing with the environmental regulator, ideally within a commercially focused utility, service or construction business. * Educated to a degree level in a relevant environmental discipline is essential. * Environmental Auditing qualification is desirable. * In-depth knowledge of current and developing environmental legislation is essential. * Experience, knowledge and good understanding of ecological and hydrological aspects on construction sites * Membership of Professional body relevant to this role is desirable. * Strong influencing and consulting/ communication skills. * Excellent written and verbal communication skills * Confident speaker. * Sound planning and analysis skills - anticipate problems and plan solutions. * Experience of collaboration with contractors. Minimum Criteria * Degree in an environmental discipline * CSCS card or Safety Passport * ScotishPower Authorisation WI-2 * Current valid driving licence * 3+ years' Experience in on site Environmental Role within an engineering or construction related environment * Computer Literacy & working knowledge of Microsoft Packages

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