One of the most common places that job seekers check when
looking for work other than their local recruitment
agency such as Baxter Personnel is the job boards such as
Monster, CV-Library, Total Jobs, REED, Jobsite or one of the many
other job websites that are available.
Recently, we came across an article by Jobsite that you can read
The article provides job seekers with five key points that the
writer labels as being the 'best' advice available for job
For the convenience of our readers, we've broken this
information down and condensed it as much as possible. The link to
the original article if you would like to read the full post is
You need a Job Seeker Attitude Adjustment
This key point contains an interesting quote, it mentions that
over 70% of all employees are actively looking for work, it then
goes on to mention the total number of unemployed at the time the
article was posted and correctly mentions that the smallest things
such as wearing a suite to an interview count.
Don't Be Defensive
This keypoint makes it clear that employers and recruiters
frequently ask questions about the history of your employment as
well as other questions that some candidates might find 'uneasy'
and correctly points out that you should not be elusive when
Don't Be Arrogant
This point makes the distinction between confidence and
cockiness by explaining how to state your accomplishments without
for example putting others down, it goes on to mention things that
are often common knowledge such as turning off your mobile phone
during an interview.
Be confident is an extension of the 'don't be arrogant' point
and goes on to explain further differences between cocky and
confident. The point summarises confidence as being prepared,
stating the facts and being well rehearsed for your
The Best Advice?
The final point that jobsite makes is that attitude is key,
having a good attitude opens up more opportunities. It further
points out that although technology is constantly evolving how job
seekers look for work, a bad attitude still makes it difficult to