There are a number of ways you can format your CV. This in itself can create a problem when you are trying to decide on which layout will work best for you. The way we represent our candidates will depend on the sector you wish to work in. Some sectors are very skills driven, for
When companies are looking to employ new staff, they will only be selecting CVs that match the specific skill set that is required to do the job. You could probably list a skill set as long as your arm but this won’t help your application if the skills aren’t related to the opportunity you’re applying
A personal profile is essentially the introduction to your CV. It acts as an insight into what you’re all about. This is your golden opportunity to promote yourself, so make it count! If you think of the back of a DVD case, or the blurb of a book, you will find that the small paragraph
Your CV hopefully portrays an accurate, detailed and relevant insight into your work life to date. It should also demonstrate that you have the necessary skills and experience to apply for the job. This is a great starting point. However, don’t think you’re alone in applying for this job. You could potentially be competing against hundreds,
You’ve completed the job description, got HR’s approval, sifted through the CV’s. Maybe you’ve even completed your telephone interview’s but now comes the big event – the face to face Interview. We’ve put together a few helpful tips on how to conduct a great interview and get the best out of your prospective candidates. Ask
Whether you’ve taken a gap year to travel the world, gain life experience, or volunteer, it can be hard to start a career once this comes to an end. Especially if you’ve had the opportunity to live a carefree and relaxed lifestyle over the past 12 months. However, when it comes to your career,
Whether you’re a business or a job seeker, choosing the right recruitment agency is imperative. Why? They will be the ones who represent you. Recruitment agencies differ drastically and whilst it’s tempting to pick one at random, we recommend doing your research first. What’s on offer? First things first, think about what type of
Have you ever wondered why you should use a recruitment agency? What can a recruitment agency offer you that you can’t just do yourselves? Below you’ll find the top 9 reasons to use a recruitment agency and why it is beneficial for your company, big or small. 1. Saves time One of the most desirable
Thought you knew everything there is to know about recruitment agencies? Chances are, you’re believing a myth or two! We’ve collected the top 6 myths of recruitment agencies and we’re here to bust them. 1. Recruitment agencies take a % of your salary One of the most common myths of recruitment agencies is that
Decided that you don’t want to follow a career in psychology but wondering what to do with a psychology degree? We’re here to help you. The skills you have gained from your degree open up many career paths for you, even if it doesn’t seem like it! Intrigued? Read on about our top 4 picks.
If you’ve just completed a tech-based degree, the number of career paths open to you can be overwhelming. Whether you studied computer science, game development, software engineering or something else, your skills are highly sought after by employers. In this post, we highlight some of the options for what to do with an IT degree.
We’ve highlighted the benefits of hiring a graduate and given our top tips on how to attract them, now it’s time for us to advise how to work with grads! Graduates typically fall under Generation Z and young Millenials whose traits differ to workers of previous generations. In addition, their time at university has shaped