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  • Tips for Completing a Job Application Form

    18 Jun 2019

    Many companies use application forms when recruiting because they can quickly and efficiently get a response for those questions they need answering the most - we’ve included a few basics below which we hope help you submit a great application:

  • How to Apply for an Apprenticeship

    18 Jun 2019

    An Apprenticeship is a great way of getting your career started, by gaining work experience whilst also working towards a formal qualification. Apprenticeships are an increasingly popular alternative to going into full time employment or heading off to university.

  • Did you Fluff Up your Job Interview?

    18 Jun 2019

    Realising you’ve fluffed up your interview can, in itself, be quite unsettling and can have the effect of ruining the rest of your interview. Read our advice for ensuring that doesn’t happen....

  • Considering an Internship?

    18 Jun 2019

    Ever thought about applying for an Internship? Want to know what they are all about? Then read on:

  • 7 out of 10 Recruiters look for Communication Skills on a CV

    14 Jun 2019

    Having a workforce with great communication skills leads to better team work, improved customer relationships and retention, and overall better business performance, so it’s a skill never to be hidden from view. There are so many other ways you can demonstrate your excellent communication skills in your past experience.

  • Interview Techniques and Tips

    14 Jun 2019

    Whatever type of interview you have for a job, from informal to formal, there are some good pointers on how to conduct yourself and be a candidate that stands out for all of the right reasons.

  • When to Apply for an Apprenticeship

    14 Jun 2019

    If you're looking for an opportunity to earn while you learn, an Apprenticeship may be the perfect choice for you.

  • How to Apply for a Job Online

    13 Jun 2019

    If you're about to start your online job search, here are some important tips to help you improve your chance of success once you've clicked the job search link.

  • 10 Pretty Dire Interview Mistakes

    13 Jun 2019

    Ever wondered what to avoid doing when you're being interviewed? We've heard of some unique and horrendous gaffs, but here are some quite common ones you really should try and avoid,

  • References - and how recruiters handle them...

    13 Jun 2019

    The one aspect of the recruitment process you have little control over is the part when your potential future employer asks your past employer whether you’ll be able to cut the mustard, before they officially employ you. Many candidates are quite nervous about this aspect of the hiring process, simply because they have little idea what the new employer will ask, and how the old employer will respond.  Here’s a simple outline of how it works.