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The Spurs could sign you up TODAY for their new stadium - on one condition

TOTTENHAM could make you their latest signing if you have served in the military. The North London club are hiring ex-servicemen and women as stewards, security staff and hosts for their new stadiu…

TOTTENHAM could make you their latest signing if you have served in the military.

The North London club are hiring ex-servicemen and women as stewards, security staff and hosts for their new stadium.

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Tottenham Hotspur is hiring 50 army vets as security staff for its new grounds in North London with help from military charity Sporting Force – pictured Spurs’ Eric Dier with ex-servicemen Davin Burke, left, and Daniel Bingley

Military charity Sporting Force is helping the club fill 50 full-time and part-time jobs.

Tottenham say the initiative is the largest veteran recruitment scheme by any Premier League club.

Military veterans can attend a recruitment event TODAY at Percy House, 796 High Road, Tottenham, London, between 10am and noon.

Or you can register your interest at sportingforce.org.

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Successful candidates will receive training in time for the opening of the 62,000-seat stadium, on course for the start of next season.

Of the 1.1million military veterans of working age in this country, 120,000 are unemployed, according to the Royal British Legion.

Spurs executive director Donna-Maria Cullen said: “The club is a long-standing supporter of our Armed Forces and we are proud to offer meaningful, long-term employment opportunities to ex-military servicemen and women.”

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The new stadium will be London’s largest club ground and a hub of activity all year round.

It will include a museum, a “Skywalk” 40 metres up the outside of the building, shopping and conference facilities, restaurants and a hotel.

The club hope to attract two million visitors a year.

Facebook works

FACEBOOK’S new jobs tool hits the UK soon – allowing businesses to advertise job vacancies on their page.

The latest feature means jobs will also appear on a dashboard, as well as the social network’s Marketplace and in users’ news feeds.

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To help find appropriate roles, users can set up job alerts for the type of work they are interested in. Once they have identified a vacancy, it is easy to create an application.

It can automatically include your job history and other information from your Facebook profile.

To stay on top of the type of job you are interested in, you can also subscribe to alerts.

See facebook.com/jobs for more information.

Trust hails triumphs

THE Prince’s Trust helps thousands of troubled youngsters get their lives back on track each year.

Set up in 1976 by Prince Charles, it gives vulnerable people from difficult backgrounds practical and financial support to stabilise their lives and develop skills for work. Three in four of those the trust helps move into work, education or training afterwards.

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Jack Hamblett, 21, is The Prince’s Trust ‘rising star’ after overcoming a host of issues to find work

And the trust’s annual awards recognise some of its success stories.

Jack Hamblett, 21, won a “rising star” award after overcoming a host of personal issues to find employment as a support worker in a residential home.

Jack, from Gloucester, says: “I’ve had so much support from family, friends and The Prince’s Trust. Thank you to everyone who helped me along the way.”

Find out more about the trust’s work at princes-trust.org.uk

Tech She Can

MORE women are needed in technology jobs – and UK firms are joining forces with a commitment to make it happen.

The Tech She Can Charter aims to tackle the root cause of the problem by inspiring and educating young girls and women to get into tech careers.



This is how to be a woman leader in tech, by Becky Simms, boss at online marketing agency Reflect Digital

Becky Simms is the boss at online marketing agency Reflect Digital.

Here are her tips for women wanting to be leaders in the digital industry.

  • Be confident. It will help you in every aspect of running your business.
  • Be an expert. Take time to understand your niche and know when to say something is not your expertise.
  • Hone your skills. Not just digital, but your business skills too. They will go a long way to help you be successful.
  • Be resilient. You need to learn to be strong and able to keep driving the business, even when it is hard.
  • Be part of a network. It helps to meet other business owners in the same industry and realise you are all battling the same challenges.

See reflectdigital.co.uk for more information.

Jobspot: VIRGIN wants a personal assistant and an admin assistant to work on Necker Island in the Caribbean. See virgin.com/careers

Fit for purpose

THE news that only 54 per cent of wellness businesses survive their first five years may sound unhealthy.

But do not let this data from the Office for National Statistics put you off.



Julia Stent’s tips for fitness trainers to make a success out making online supplement recommendations

Julia Stent, co-founder of spotter.online, a site allowing fitness trainers to earn cash for making online supplement recommendations, has advice and tips to help you make a success of it.

  • Spend time identifying your core skills and how these shape your identity as a trainer. Nail your unique selling point and target audience.
  • Set targets for expanding your knowledge every year by looking for courses and online learning opportunities.
  • Get loyal clients by adding value to their lives beyond fitness sessions. Create and share motivational tips with a newsletter, host webinars (web-based seminars) or make short tutorial videos on nutrition, recovery or stretching.
  • Seek extra ways to earn cash, such as running group classes and seminars, offering nutrition consultations over video calls, or by recommending products that will help your clients and earn you commission.
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