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Upskill during the RSA #lockdown!

Although some of us are fortunate enough to be able to continue working from home, there are realistically many more employees who are unable to do so. And if you are a job seeker desperately looking for work well then I imagine that this lockdown could not have come at a worse time for you. But I think that we should all try to take something positive away from this experience, and if you have suddenly found yourself with significantly more free time available, maybe you should consider upskilling yourself.

So how do you upskill while locked up at home with very limited finances? You search for a free online course. There are loads of them out there, and I have compiled a list of 7 free online course providers that you can use during these tough times.

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Can your credit report ruin your chances of securing a job

Can your credit report ruin your chances of securing a job?

Securing a job can be difficult enough without having to worry about things like your credit score. Compiling the perfect CV and just preparing for interviews takes time, but when you finally get called for an interview you will quite possibly be competing against hundreds of other qualified and skilled candidates. This is stressful enough without having to worry about credit reports as well.

So can your credit report ruin your chances of securing a job?

The answer is not as simple as just yes or no. The reason for this is that there will be different answers for different industries and job types. In this article, we discuss the circumstances where it would be appropriate for an employer to do a credit check, and we offer some great advice on how to check your credit score monthly for free.

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