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Job Search Tips: How To Write Cover Letters
A job search is a full-time job in itself with CVs, applications and cover letters to write. You spend hours neatly polishing and tailoring various versions of your CV, ready to apply for different...
What To Expect On An Assessment Day
Being asked to attend an assessment day can be a bit of a daunting prospect. But it’s important to remember that you have made it this far for a reason. You obviously have the...
Temporary Recruitment Market: Understanding The Terms
If you’re new to the temporary recruitment market, terms like ‘Swedish Derogation’ may sound more like something you hear used in Law & Order, rather than a phrase you should actually be aware of...
Climbing The Career Ladder: Our Top Tips
Whether you’re looking to climb the ladder or make a career change, presenting yourself as the absolute professional will help others see you as you would like to be seen and increase your chances...
Surviving the assessment centre
Being invited to an assessment day can be a daunting prospect. It may feel intensive, but they are invaluable opportunities to learn more about the company and people working there. Assessment centres also provide...
Improve Your Interview Presentation Skills
Interviews and assessment centres can be nerve-wracking enough, without the additional pressure of an interview presentation as part of the process. However, a presentation is a great opportunity for you to showcase your skills...
Social Media And Job Hunting: Dos and Don’ts
Social media is a key tool when job hunting, for both recruiters and candidates. They offer job seekers the opportunity to learn about companies they’re interested in; connect with business contacts; and hear about job openings straightaway, among other things.
So, what does your social media accounts say about you and are you taking advantage of the opportunities available to you online, when looking for a new job?
10 Interview tips to help you land your next job
So you’ve got this far, you’ve secured an interview for that job! Whilst the thought of an interview initially sends many jobseekers into a blind panic, we’re here to tell you not to worry. Interviewing is a skill like any other; and like other skills, it takes hard work, commitment and knowledge to accomplish.
To help you come out on top, we have compiled 10 interviewing tips to help you sail through and get you that job!
7 Tips to follow to create a good CV
Competition in the job market is fierce. On average, 40 people apply for every single job advertisement and whilst the latest CIPD research suggests nearly half these applicants could do the job – only a handful make it through the CV stage. Are you confident your CV is a world beater? If you need a CV template to power you in front of your competitors and make it through to interview, then follow these simple but effective CV tips.
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