How To Get Employers To STOP Ignoring You

How to get employers to stop ignoring you! Are you tired of submitting job applications to only be ignored? You put the time and effort into carefully constructing your CV and unfortunately receive no response. Here are some handy tips to help you get your CV to the top of the pile and receive interview invitations to the job of your choice. …

The 5 Best Things You Can Do In An Interview

Do you have an upcoming interview? Here are the 5 best things you can do to help secure a potential new role! 1. Be prepared This is the most important thing you can do before any interview. Attempting to ‘wing it’ will most likely end in disaster. As soon as you are aware of your interview date, start researching the company to …

5 Ways To Help Your New Employee Settle In Quickly

For your employees to perform well, it’s important that they are happy. As their manager, you should be going out of your way to show them how much you value them. Thus, it’s important to make sure that they are happy in the company from day one. Starting off on such a high will reflect well on the rest of their …

How To Answer: What Can You Do For Us That Other Candidates Can’t?

“What can you do for us that other candidates can’t?” Or in other words, do you have any additional skills, experience and personal qualities that you believe will help you excel in this role? When you reword the interview question your answer steers more towards what you do have rather than comparing yourself to others. One thing you want to avoid is …

Recruiters and Employers Stop Hiring Mini-Mes!

Stop hiring mini-mes! Favoritism within the hiring process can lead to employers subconsciously hiring those who are similar to themselves. This can be due to different rationales that lead to an unfair advantage. Their skills and experience play second best to their personal characteristics of which match the hiring managers or recruiters. Basing hiring decisions on this will mean potential …

Questions To Ask Yourself Before Going Freelance

There are lots of different reasons why you might want to go Freelance. Whether it’s due to your busy lifestyle, your location or whether you are setting off on your travels. Like any job, there are a number of pros and cons that you need to consider before you take the leap. Although working for yourself does seem pretty exciting, …

What To Do When Waiting To Hear Back From An Interview

As soon as you step out of the interview door, you want to know immediately – did you get the job!? A few days can feel like a lifetime and you spend your days wishing the time away, awaiting the verdict. However, by doing this you’re not fully utilising your time effectively, which in the long-term may have a negative …

Interview Questions To Ask When Hiring An Intern

Hiring an intern? Questions you need to ask! An intern can make a great addition to any company. They are eager to learn, impress and gain a hands-on experience into their industry of choice. Therefore when it comes to hiring someone looking for an internship, it is essential you ask the right questions to ensure you attract the right talent. …

How To Answer: “What Can You Bring To This Role?”

“So what can you bring to the role?” This interview question is one likely to make you think about the skills and experience you already have. Along with any additional personal qualities, you feel will help you excel within the role. Choosing to express your enthusiasm, past experience and dedication towards the potential position in your answer can sway the interviewer’s …

How To Keep Your Best Employees

You may have absolutely no problem attracting, sourcing and hiring talented candidates but when it comes to retaining them, you seem to be doing something wrong. Although it is crucial to have a positive hiring process, it’s important to channel efforts into your onboarding process and for the rest of their career. Do your best to make sure that the employee’s entire …

How To Beat The Gap On Your Resume

If you have just been let go from your job, you may want to take this opportunity to sit back, relax and do absolutely nothing. Although this might sound appealing, it’s important to fill the gap with activities and experience that will make you stand out from the other job seekers. The job market is so competitive and by being …

Recruiting The Millennial & What To Consider

The millennial has received some negative connotations in the hiring world – they’re demanding, self-righteous and expect everything at their fingertips. However, these stereotypes are not a true representation of the generation as a whole. Instead, their characteristics are more varied and are reshaping the workplace. When recruiting the millennial it is important their generalised characteristics, work style and motivations are understood …