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 …

5 Questions You Need To Prepare For In Any Job Interview

Are you currently preparing for an upcoming job interview? Well if you are here are the top 5 questions you will likely be asked in any interview. “Can you tell me about yourself?” You can almost guarantee you will be asked this question first in an interview. The interviewer wants to break the ice and understand why you’re really there. This is …

How To Choose Between Two Strong Candidates

It is a difficult decision to choose between two equally qualified and skilled candidates. They both have similar work experience and both were excellent in their interview. So how do you choose between them both and make the right decision? Here are some suggestions to consider and recognise in both applicants to help make a great hire. Previous responsibilities Yes, …

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. …