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You want to be a Copy Writer? You need to prove you can write first …

You want to apply for a Copy Writer position but don’t know how to showcase what you can do? Sometimes with jobs, it isn’t enough to have a great CV and good interview answers. In a lot of creative roles, you’ll need to prove your talent, this is also discussed in our blog – The

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Portraying yourself on Social Media

In our blog “checking a candidate’s social media platform” we discuss the rules recruiters need to follow if they wish to browse your social media. Below, we’ve listed some of the rules you as a candidate should follow when using your social media & applying for jobs. Facebook/Twitter/ Social sites Your profile picture and cover

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Millennials most wanted job benefits

We’re in a candidate-driven market, which means that the benefits on offer are more important now, than ever. The Employer no longer has the upper-hand. You need to consider the benefit package you offer if you wish to successfully recruit Millennials. As well as being a candidate-driven market we have more Millennials entering the workplace.

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How to deal with nerves before an interview

We hear so much talk of ‘fit’ being the essential criteria in choosing a candidate but so often our candidates come out of an interview saying they just haven’t been ‘themselves’. Undoubtedly to get the most out of an interview, the secret lies in creating a sense of relaxation and establishing a real relationship. The

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Common Interview Questions after Uni

If you’ve read our how to format your graduate CV you’ll know the next step is the all important interview. As you’ve been at University for the past 3+ years, you may not be familiar with the types of questions you’ll be asked, so we’ve listed 9 common interview questions you may be faced with,

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5 reasons why grads should use a recruitment agency

You’re close to graduating, the question is, what next? It’s easy to think that because you have a degree you’ll automatically find work, unfortunately this isn’t the case. You aren’t only graduating with the rest of your University; you’re competing with previous Grads who chose a placement year; a gap year and Grads already in

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The benefits of flexible working for you and your employees

  All employees with 26 weeks’ service have the right to request a change to their hours, timing or location of work.  An employer that rejects an employee’s request for flexible working must have at least one specified reason for doing so. “Only 6% of employees are working the traditional hours of 9 to 5

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Five great tips on how to write your CV

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,

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Choosing the Right Recruitment Agency

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

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