How To Give Feedback To An Unsuccessful Candidate

Candidate feedback is vital for maintaining a good employer and candidate relationship right up until the end of the hiring process. Providing feedback that is generic is no help to the candidate and not replying at all — is even worse! Candidates appreciate constructive and informative feedback that will help them in their next interview. Be honest Candidates are used to hearing …

3 Simple Yet Effective Ways To Improve Candidate Experience

3 simple yet effective ways to improve the candidate experience Candidate experience can be defined as the result of interactions between candidate and employer/recruiter during their own personal hiring experience. Therefore it is essential hiring teams make a conscious effort to maximise the candidate experience. To ensure each individual applicant receives a high standard of treatment and hopefully a positive experience. …

How To Prepare A Presentation For A Job Interview

You’ve successfully impressed the hiring manager in your first interview and now they’ve invited you back for a second interview. Yet this time they want you to prepare a presentation. For some people, there is nothing more terrifying in a job interview than standing up in front of everyone and presenting your ideas. But if you are prepared and confident in …

The Evolving Role Of The Modern Recruiter

How has the role of the recruiter changed in recent years? Is it for the better? Or has recruitment become less candidate focused and more data-driven? We discuss four possible reasons as to why the recruiter’s role is changing and why it’s important the hiring professional is knowledgeable of these changes. Social Media influence Social Media plays a significant role …

How To Stay Motivated In Your Job Search – Tips & Tricks

Finding a job can be stressful, time-consuming, frustrating but yet hopefully rewarding! So, for this reason, it’s important to stay motivated and confident that you will find the right role for you. Follow our tips and tricks for job search motivational success. Create a plan For us, to do lists always work best. This way you can see everything right …

5 Tips Guaranteed To Find You Work Experience

Work experience can be tough to find. When searching for a job whats more frustrating than finding an entry-level or graduate job that asks for experience, you don’t have? Sometimes it feels you need experience to find work experience, never mind a full-time job! Well fear not, here are 5 possible tips to help you find that all-important work experience. …

3 Ways Social Media Has Changed The Way We Hire

It’s hard to imagine a time without social media. A time where people communicated the ‘old fashioned’ way. Instead of updating their social media profiles, people would pick up the phone or interact face to face with those they wanted to speak to. Now, social media has influences everywhere and can affect all aspects of life. Including how we hire and recruit …

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 …