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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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How to Work with Grads

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

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How to Attract Graduates

You’ve read our blog post on the benefits of hiring a grad and now you want to hire them. Here we will show to how to attract graduates to your business! Contrast to popular belief, salary isn’t everything and unfortunately it won’t be the tool to secure the interest of a grad. Graduates understand that

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How to build your professional network

Building a professional network can feel daunting – especially when you’re just starting out in your career. Nonetheless, it can be extremely beneficial to build your professional network in the long run! As the saying goes it’s all about who you know, and knowing the right people could lead to exciting career opportunities. CV-Library outlines below its

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Are you dismissing jobs too quickly?

I read an interesting piece this week from the BBC that job adverts can often put some women off from applying for jobs. “Words matter. And the way we use them in job adverts can dictate whether or not people bother to apply. This is a big problem if you’re a business trying to recruit

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Looking for temp jobs in Gloucestershire?

  Looking for work but nothing coming up? Perhaps it’s time for a temp job in Gloucestershire? If you’re in between jobs or enjoy flexibility in your working life perhaps it’s time to consider temporary assignments. Searching on the top job boards in the UK this morning I found there were over 50,000 temporary jobs

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How to write a personal profile for your CV

A personal profile is essentially the introduction to your CV. An insight into what you’re all about. This is your golden opportunity to promote yourself, so make sure it counts! I often relate a personal profile to the write up on the back of a DVD. A short paragraph that gives a colourful description about

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3 reasons not to wait until January to recruit new staff.

As we approach the end of the year, the recruitment industry typically slows down as businesses start to put their staffing requirements on hold until the New Year. This not only includes the hiring of new employees but also sees the delaying of interviews and in some cases offers. The whole process seems counter-intuitive to

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How to show you’re a great fit for the job on your CV

                    Sometimes the job description in a job advert is too vague to allow you to accurately demonstrate why you’re a great fit for the job. It’s in moments like these that you will probably be tempted to fire off a generic CV and hope for

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Simple CV tweaks that will get you noticed by employers

  If you’re regularly applying for jobs you think you’re perfect for, but aren’t receiving responses, perhaps your CV isn’t standing out amongst the competition. To make sure you’re noticed by top employers, and for the right reasons (unlike this guy), here are some simple CV tweaks that will strengthen your application. Inject relevant keywords

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Where Do You See Yourself In 5 Years?

One of the most common interview questions of all time is;  “Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time?” So I thought I’d reflect on this question to see what my job as a recruiter might be like in 5 years’ time and if I will be replaced by a new and shiny robot

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