How To Get An Edge Over Your Job Competition

Finding a job is competitve business. According to Glassdoor, on average each corporate job offer attracts 250 CVs/resumes. To which then only 4-6 of those will be invited for an interview. This just shows how competitive it can be in the job market. Therefore it’s important you utilise all available resources to help you stay on top of the competition. Follow our …

How To Answer: “What Interests You About This Job?”

How to answer, what interests you about this job? You’ve chosen to apply for the job so isn’t that surely enough of a reason!? The hiring manager likes to ask this question to help determine whether you are the right person for the role. Will the answer you provide demonstrate a genuine interest in the role? Or will it showcase …

How To Get A Job Interview: 5 Simple Steps You Need To Take

Are you struggling to get an interview? Have you sent off job applications but received little to no response? Well fear not, we’re here to help. Here are our 5 tips and simple steps you can take to help you secure an interview: Know where to look Make sure you’re looking in the right places to find a job. There …

3 Ways Your Job Advert May Be More Biased Than You Think

We’d like to say that nowadays finding a job advert with obvious discrimination and bias is fairly rare. Instead, there are ways in which job ads are a little more subtle and often unintentionally bias. When creating your next job advert it is important to be aware of these three unconscious bias examples. Which can imply an inclination or prejudice for or against one person or a …

How To Answer: Why Should You Get This Job?

In an interview, if this question arises use it as an opportunity to really sell yourself. Whilst for some this may be something completely out of your comfort zone… just think if you can’t talk confidently about your achievements, who will? Here are our suggestions to help you achieve this (including an example answer!) Do your research Before the interview make …

How To Answer: “Do You Work Better in a Team or Independently?”

Do you work better in a team or independently? This is a tricky interview question. You may already know how to answer this question in two separate parts but combining them together can be difficult. Do you pick a side and hope that’s what the interviewer was looking for? Or do you stay neutral? How do you work best? So how do you actually …

How To Rebuild Your Recruitment Reputation

For a company, their reputation is an invaluable asset. Within recruitment, it could the difference between a candidate or employer choosing to work with one company over another. A good recruitment reputation can lead to company connotations such as; trustworthy, reliable, capable and efficient. These are important factors that retain clients and candidates to keep them using a recruiter’s services again …

11 Things To Avoid In Any Interview (at all costs)

Well done you, you’ve landed a job interview! The job application process is over and you have moved onto the next stage. Job interviews can be a scary prospect for any candidate but it’s important to keep your cool and prepare beforehand. Whilst we have lots of advice on how to ACE a job interview (which you can find here) we …

How To Answer: “Why Are You The Best Person For The Job?”

“Can you tell me why you are the best person for the job?” You know you’re the right person for the job otherwise, you wouldn’t have applied for it in the first place! But learning to express this in an interview situation can sometimes be difficult. You don’t want to compare yourself to others or put other candidates down, so how do you …

How Recruiters Can Learn To Work With Tech Rather Than Against It

“In the future robots will replace the recruiter.” With quotes like this, it has many hiring professionals questioning their job security.  With lots of talk of Articifical Intelligence transforming the workforce and jobs being handed over to tech rather than people. AI has become one of the biggest buzzwords in 2017 and has caused plenty of people to question their …

How To Make The Most Out Of Your Internship

You’ve been looking for that all-important work experience and finally, you land an internship! Whether it is one day a week or a full-time position, how you utilise your time there will impact the rest of your career. Treat this as an opportunity to learn all you can from professionals who are extremely knowledgeable in your chosen sector of work. The …

5 Reasons Why You May Be Struggling To Attract Top Talent

Are you struggling to attract top talent to your company? Are you advertising for current vacancies, however, you’re receiving low-quality applications? Here are some suggestions on how to overcome this and hire great candidates. Your job advert Usually, this is the first point of contact between the employer and potential employee. Consequently, it is essential the advert displays all of the relevant …