Staying positive through your job search

Staying positive through your job search


Our East Anglia Business Webinar Series is a series for organisations across East Anglia to discuss key topics in business right now.

As businesses are taking steps to come out of lockdown and support the local economy, everyone inevitably faces challenging times ahead. In this series you will meet Hayley Murfitt and a range of guests from local companies to discuss business across East Anglia. You will be able to ask live questions to our expert panel and find new ways for your business to come out stronger.

In this one-off episode of the East Anglian Business Webinar series, Staying Positive Through Your Job Search, Hayley will be joined by Gary Wills and Suzanne Dutton to discuss the positive steps you can take to make the most out of your current situation.

Competition in the jobs market is fierce.


Since March 2020 there has been a 30% increase in the number of applicants per role.

So, what can you do to stand out from the crowd?

Learn from the experts as Hayley is joined by Gary and Suzanne to discuss:

  • How to stand out from the crowd
  • How to maximise job opportunities
  • Ways to boost your CV
  • Proactive ways to upskill while looking for work
  • How to avoid burning out during your job search

This is a great opportunity to ask your questions to our panel of recruitment experts; Gary Wills Founder at FurLearn and Suzanne Dutton, Resourcing Manager at Bidwells.

Meet the experts:

Hayley Murfitt
Director of Sales @ Neaves & Neat
Hayley has worked for Neaves & Neat for over 15 years, placing people into businesses across East Anglia. Hayley is proud to support local businesses as their consistent, long-term recruitment partner and loves supporting people on their job search journey.


Suzanne Dutton
Resourcing Manager @ Bidwells
Suzanne is an experienced Resourcing Manager and Talent Acquisition Business Partner with a history of recruiting in both the property market as well as retail. Suzanne manages the attraction of top talent to Bidwells across 11 offices in England and Scotland.


Gary Wills
Founder @ Furlearn 
Gary set up FurLearn to help fellow furloughed, out of contract and made redundant talent through a series of workshops, webinars and insights from industry Leaders. Gary also has 15 years of IT recruitment experience.




For support with you job search we offer free consultations to job seekers across East Anglia. Register today for a personalised CV Advice or Interview support.

  • Free 25 minutes sessions
  • One-to-one consultation via Zoom with one of our experts
  • Personalised CV writing advice
  • All your questions answered

Whether you’re effected by Coronavirus or not, we are here to help.