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Job Searching over Christmas – Top Tips

If someone has been job searching during 2012 without success, chances are a new job is what they would most prefer to have in their stocking come Christmas morning, rather than the latest smartphone or designer bag. Of course, we all know that no matter how many letters they may write to Santa, this is […]

Unspoken obstacles faced by mature candidates – Seven Elephants in the Room

Age stereotypes and objections are commonly held by employers. They’re present at very interview, being ignored, but influencing the decision makers. The challenge is to acknowledge and understand each elephant and then respond in a positive way. Here’s how: 1. Older people won’t work for a younger manager, or with a younger team This is […]

5 ways to deal with interview stress

Some people seem ( on the surface at least ) to take everything in their stride. Nothing seems to faze them, whilst for others, anxiety sets in, nerves can take over and in turn have a detrimental impact on certain situations and experiences. However there are some situations where dealing with those nerves and anxious […]

5 places to go if you become unemployed

We previously highlighted some of our top UK Recruitment Websites and of course visiting a Recruitment Website if you become unemployed and looking for work is one definite avenue to explore. But where else can you go, turn or look if you suddenly find yourself unemployed and are looking for a job? Here we highlight […]

Jobseeking Tips for the Festive Season

So…we know that the next few weeks are likely to be a pretty busy time for many of us. From shopping to family get-togethers,  they all involve time – precious time. They can also serve to be real distractions from  many of the things that we ought to be focussing on. That admittedly is not […]

Why do graduates fall at the first hurdle? We asked a recruiter to highlight some of the reasons why…

Why do graduates fall at the first hurdle? We asked the Graduate Recruitment Bureau to highlight some of the common CV mistakes they find on Graduate CV’s, and the team came back to us with some handy tips via the very consultants who short list Graduate CV’s, in or out… “One detrimental mistake on your […]

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 […]

Top Job Search Mistakes

Top Job Search Mistakes  Looking for a job can at times be quite a lonely exercise. You may have the support of your family and friends but when it comes down to it, it really just involves you. And when you are doing something alone with little or no feedback from other people, it is […]

Getting the most out of a recruitment agency as a job seeker

Dear Job-seeker,  Getting the most from the recruitment agency you decide to use is often not a simple process. With the market place saturated with good candidates, and not too many jobs, please find below our ‘insiders guide’ to getting the most out of your recruitment agency experience! Please report back, any conflicting stories you have […]

5 Ways to Impress an Interviewer

5 Ways to Impress an Interviewer If you’ve been invited for interview, well done! In this particularly challenging jobs market, that’s no mean feat. Your CV or application form has served its purpose and impressed the employer so much that they want to meet you in person. Everything you do from here on in will […]

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