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  • Practicing for your Job Interview

    10 Jul 2019

    Practice makes perfect! You should know that the more practice you can build in before an interview, the better chance you are giving yourself of a positive result. Here’s how you can do this in a D-I-Y way:

  • Writing a Good Cover Letter

    03 Jul 2019

    A strong covering letter can go a long way to securing an interview. Your cover letter provides an opportunity to stand out from the crowd, let your personality shine through and demonstrate why you are the ideal candidate for the role.

  • Top 5 tips and tricks for writing a CV

    01 Jul 2019

    A CV is an essential part of any job search and a great way to put all your skills, qualifications and experience in one place. Crafting the perfect CV can be daunting, so we have put together a list of the top 5 tips and tricks for writing a CV.

  • 5 Great Interview Tips

    01 Jul 2019

    Getting a job interview is an exciting time, but it can also result in nerves and pressure. Once you get a job interview, the next best thing to do is prepare, we’ve put together tips for making your next job interview great.

  • 6 Common Interview Mistakes

    20 Jun 2019

    There are some things you always have to remember when you're heading into an interview, and some things you can't afford to get wrong.  Here are some of the most common issues we hear about, and sometimes too regularly.

  • 7 Great Interview Tips

    20 Jun 2019

    We want you to stand a great chance of getting the job you want, so we thought a few basic tips on handling your next interview would be useful.

  • What is a Competency Based Interview?

    20 Jun 2019

    During a Competency based interview, you will be asked to answer a number of different questions in a way which enables you to demonstrate which skills you possess. This article goes through the typical structure of a question asked in a Competency based interview.

  • What is a Graduate Scheme?

    19 Jun 2019

    Graduate Schemes are a great way to kick-start your career. Schemes can vary a lot from organisation to organisation but all will have a period of training and development which will often (but not always) lead to a full time role.

  • Video Interview Tips

    19 Jun 2019

    If you’ve a video interview to look forward to, then read through our tips to make sure you’re prepared, and are ready to expect the unexpected!

  • Interview Tips for Introverts

    19 Jun 2019

    Whilst few people enjoy interviews, they can be particularly difficult for people who might consider themselves introverts. Unfortunately, interviews are usually unavoidable when it comes to looking for a new job so it’s important that you do all the preparation you can.