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  • 5 Ways to Make a Lasting First Impression at Interview

    05 May 2023

    Here at, we are firm believers in doing everything you can to ensure you stand out from the crowd at your interview.  Whilst giving great answers to interview questions obviously plays a major part in that (and should of course be the main deciding factor), it’s always useful to know you’ve done your best to make an amazing first impression. Here are some great tips for you to help make sure your interviewers don’t forget you as soon as the door closes behind you

  • How to be Liked at Your Interview

    04 May 2023

    What will you be tested on when you meet your potential new employer at an interview? It can be a nerve-wracking time leading up to an interview for a job you are keen on securing and it can be hard to figure out the kind of things you will be asked at the interview stage.

  • How to Include Your Skills on Your CV

    04 May 2023

    We all want to make sure our CV sells us in the right way to the recruiters who are considering whether to hire us, so we need to make sure the essential skills we have are described using the correct level of detail.

  • Catch 22: When you need experience for a job..... and don't have it

    03 May 2023

    Have you ever seen the perfect job listed online, but feel utterly dismayed that the recruiter is looking for staff with experience you don't have, even for low-level unskilled jobs? Ever wondered why this is a common issue and worked out what your application should say to overcome it? No? Then read on:

  • The First 7 Seconds

    03 May 2023

    Everybody knows how important first impressions are, especially in interviews. It’s widely believed that the “first impression” is actually formed within just a seven-second window when you first meet someone. That is no time at all and explains why it is so important that everything about your early interactions with interviewers is on-point.

  • Why Some Recruiters Don't Publish Salaries in their Adverts

    02 May 2023

    It is always controversial between potential employers and job seekers when salary information isn’t published upfront. Recruiters maintain that they want to speak to as many talented people as possible and can adjust the salary within reason, depending on the skills brought to the table. Applicants tend to have a somewhat less charitable view of why this is done, and some believe they will get lowballed during the interview process.

  • What Do Your Interviewers Really Want to Know?

    02 May 2023

    Have you ever planned for an interview by putting yourself in your interviewer's shoes and wondering what they'll be looking for from you at your interview? No? Well, now's your opportunity to increase your chances of success at your next job interview! Read on to find out what your interviewer will be trying to find out when they talk to you:

  • CV Frequently Asked Questions

    01 May 2023

    Want a quick summary of what should go in a CV? Read on for some handy hints and advice, to help you give your career a boost.

  • Writing a Good Cover Letter - What You Need to Know

    01 May 2023

    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. This is a chance to show that you are familiar with the company and are able to talk knowledgeably about what they do.

  • Starting Your First Job Search

    01 May 2023

    Here are a few pointers for those of you about to enter the world of employment, and needing some basic idea of how it all works. One of the first things that you should learn is that there is no magic formula to it, but there are some tips that can help you to have more success.