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Your CV, How to make a good first impression

Making a good first impression with your CV- 3 Key things to consider It’s well documented that recruiters make up their mind about a candidate within the first ten seconds of an interview.  Whether or not this is true, it does highlight the important role which first impressions have to play in today’s highly competitive […]

Old School Job Search Tips

‘Old School’ Job Search Tips Looking for a job is never an easy task, although at the current time, we all do have a lot more tools at our disposal than we once had – from innovative job boards to job search apps. Admittedly, technology is important in a job search, but so too are […]

How to Get More Job Interviews – Basic Tips

Working in recruitment, we were often told by candidates that they had applied for tens, maybe hundreds of jobs and often never heard back from the employer and never secured an interview. It’s an experience that the media tends to pick up on quite a bit too – tales of an unemployed graduate sending of […]

Job Board – Getting the most from an online job board

Getting the most from an online job board… If you are currently looking for a job, chances are that you have registered or are planning to register with an online job board. One of the main purposes behind this of course is so that an employer or recruiter can find your CV and contact you […]

How to Rethink your Job Search

How to Rethink your Job Search When you have been out of work for a while and your efforts at getting a job seem to be getting you nowhere, it is completely understandable to feel completely disillusioned and frustrated. You may feel that applying for jobs is a waste of time if your applications are […]

Graduate CVs, How to avoid being overqualified

I suppose its quite a nice problem to have ‘being overqualified’. Upon graduating mid the worst economic recession in decades, I had only one thing on my mind, one statement that burned in my brain and refused to quieten down until its demands be met “Get a Job, You must get a job”. It really […]

How to get a job – TheEmployable checklist…

How to get a job – that’s the question! Over the last year or so we have written many articles and found some many different resources to help you do just that and become more employable…However in saying that, sometimes you just want to find one article that lists all the resources and tips all […]

Your CV – a To-do list to start 2016

And so our career action plans for 2016 continue. Last week our list of career things to do in 2016 continued with heaps of fab tips and links to previous articles on the process of Searching and Applying for Jobs. This was actually the second part of this series of recap posts, the first being […]

An ‘insiders’ guide – Top complaints about Recruitment Agencies and what you can do about them…

In no particular order, these are all typical complaints, that applicants have with recruitment agencies.  With over 9 years commercial recruitment agency experience, this ‘insider’ gives you the inside point of view on how, as an applicant to then deal with the issues some of you have had… 1. You send in your CV or your […]

How to write a CV – some top-tips on what your CV really says about you…

How to write a CV –  some top-tips on what your CV really says about you… If your CV is your shop window, then the obvious question is ‘what are you selling’ and ‘are your products on display?’ A little suggestive perhaps, but the truth is that as a recruiter, you spend no more than […]

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