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Amazon to create 2,500 UK jobs

Amazon says it will take on 2,500 new permanent staff in the UK this year, bringing its total number of UK employees to 14,000.

The online retailer will also create thousands more jobs elsewhere in Europe.

It is investing to expand its European operations, including its warehouses, known as…

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Want a job at Facebook? Here's how to get one

We thought a new haircut, a quick polish of your smart shoes and a suit is all you need to impress at a job interview!

Not according Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg who says there's just one test he uses for potential employees.

The billionaire would only hire someone he himself would want to…

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Penguin scraps degree requirement

Publisher Penguin Random House says job applicants will no longer be required to have a university degree.

The firm wants to have a more varied intake of staff and suggests there is no clear link between holding a degree and performance in a job.

Click on the link to read more, curtesy of…

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How likely am I to become an astronaut?

"I want to be an astronaut." It's an ambition held by many - perhaps even most - children at one stage, but what really are their chances?

Many pupils have aspirations and thoughts about their career pathways and overall ambitions. Often pupils will aspire to a career that has always been their…

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