Well done! The hard work you’ve done on your CV has paid off! You’ve been selected to attend that all important interview. We understand just how daunting it can be and how nerve-racking you can feel when you know you have made it to this stage. Interviewing is hard but our top-tip is to be
If you’ve applied for roles in sectors such as IT or Marketing recently you’ve most likely been asked to complete a pre-employment test. It can be worrying, intimidating and scary, especially if you haven’t done any tests since leaving school and that may have been many years ago. However, there is no reason to stress!
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
A portfolio is a collection of your work, it’s a way for you to showcase what you can do and what you have done. Some businesses will ask you to bring a portfolio with you to the interview and some will ask to see this prior to interviewing you. Therefore, it is important it is
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
If you read our previous blog “How to write a personal profile for your CV”, then you’ll know your personal profile is an introduction. If you haven’t read it then click here, as it is closely linked to this blog. It is important to capture the audience’s attention with your opening paragraph. You don’t want
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.
It’s easy to get carried away when applying for jobs but you need to look at the bigger picture. There are several things you should think about when applying for a new job and we’ve listed some of our top considerations below, to make your job search easier: Benefits Scroll down to the bottom of
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, so now is the time to get your graduate CV in order, if you haven’t had a chance to already! You may have worked part-time, volunteered, completed a gap year, or took part in a placement year. Or, you may have dedicated yourself fully to your studies, any which way your