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  • Would Your CV Pass the 30 Seconds Test?

    15/11/2017 16:52:18

    Lots of employers will decide whether or not you’re suitable for a role within 30 seconds of reading your CV. Therefore, keeping your CV concise is key, to ensure a hiring manager sees everything you have to offer as a candidate. Here are our top tips for beating the 30 seconds test and boosting your prospects!

  • The Best Ways to Find a Christmas Job

    09/11/2017 14:09:53

    Lots of candidates make the mistake of waiting until December to find a Christmas job. Although it might seem too early to be thinking of Christmas, most businesses will advertise and hire for their Christmas roles before December, so if you choose to wait you’ll miss out on most opportunities! Here are the best ways to find a Christmas job this year!

  • How Social Media Could Land You Your Next Job

    30/10/2017 14:05:36

    Social media is a really effective tool for a job seeker. Social networking sites, such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, can increase your employability and help you to connect with employers. Here are 5 advantages to using social media during your job search…

  • 6 Ways to Stand Out in a Group Interview

    17/10/2017 15:08:46

    A group interview is designed to help an employer gauge how effectively you can work in a team and give you an opportunity to showcase your skills through group activities. It’s becoming more common for employers to hold group interviews alongside traditional one-on-one interviews, so it’s important to ensure that you stand out from a crowd. Here’s 6 ways to stand out in your next group interview!

  • How to Turn a Temp Job into a Permanent One

    10/10/2017 10:46:09

    Temporary jobs are a great way to develop your skills, earn some extra cash and get your foot in the door. Don’t be put off by a role because it’s temporary, some temporary positions will have the prospect of turning into a permanent job. Here’s 6 ways to help you turn your temporary job into something longer term…

  • 7 Ways to Perfect Your Next Job Application

    26/09/2017 16:38:25

    Not all companies will simply accept a CV when you’re applying for a role, many will ask you to fill out an application form before they’ll consider you. Application forms can be daunting but there are some simple steps you can take to ensure your form is completed to a high standard and help you to stand out as an applicant. Here are 7 ways to perfect your next job application!

  • 6 Red Flags to Watch Out for When Job Hunting

    19/09/2017 13:34:36

    As more of us go online to search for jobs, there has been an increase in applicants falling for employment scams and finding themselves in debt rather than landing their dream job. With an estimated 10% of job hunters now falling victim to employment scams, it’s more important than ever to know what to watch out for when you’re searching for your next job. Here are 6 red flags to look out for during your job search to ensure you don’t become a victim to an employment scam!

  • How to Write an Effective Cover Letter

    07/09/2017 12:35:13

    A cover letter is a great way to add a little something extra to a job application, it can help persuade hiring managers of your suitability for a role and encourage them to progress your application. If written well, a personalised cover letter can make a significant difference to your job search. Here are 7 simple ways to write a cover letter that will help you land your next job!

  • 8 TIPS FOR BREAKING FREE OF LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYMENT

    05/09/2017 11:31:00

    Just because you have an employment gap in your CV doesn’t mean that you’re unemployable! The daunting task of trying to find a job after a long period of unemployment can make you feel overwhelmed and you may find yourself putting off your job search for fear of rejection. Here are our 8 tips for breaking free of long-term unemployment and securing your next job!

  • 6 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR CV STAND OUT

    31/08/2017 09:59:19

    In a highly competitive job market, with hundreds of people applying for one job, it is essential that your CV stands out. No matter what industry you’re looking to enter a CV is your chance to prove to an employer that you’re suitable for a role and create a great first impression. A long, unstructured and badly formatted CV will make it much harder for an employer to read and likely lose you the job. Here are 6 ways to make your CV stand out and improve your employment prospects!