When you’re searching for a job, we appreciate it can be a bit of a roller coaster, either you can’t find the job you want, the salary that’s right, a location that works, or you find the perfect job, they won’t offer the right money, they don’t come back to you or you’re pipped to
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
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,
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
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
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,
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
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.