Is Facebook Affecting Your Job Search?

  Imagine this scenario. You have all the relevant qualifications and experience for your dream job, as well as the perfect CV and cover letter. You apply, follow up on your application and… nothing. What went wrong?    One of the things employers look at when...

How to ace your cover letter!

0You’ve seen your dream job advertised, and your CV is in great shape, but there’s still one more thing to ensure your application is perfect – a great cover letter. So how can you make this short but vital piece of the puzzle work best for you? Here are our top tips....

What is a recruiter looking for?

In the busy job market, it’s a challenge to stand out but getting noticed by recruiters is a great way to ensure you are considered for the best roles. The role of the recruiter is a tough one. They’re tasked with finding candidates who not only hold the right...

How to ace a competency question interview

Don’t be daunted if you secure that all-important interview and then discover that it’s of the competency question variety. You may be used to more traditional interview techniques but by asking you to a competency question-based one, your potential employer is giving...

Job Search and Application Techniques

Ok so you have your interview winning CV and a powerful Covering Letter to ensure your CV is read BUT how do you know your application has been seen by the right person, if it has been seen at all? Applying for jobs is an art in itself and doing your research before...

Does a CV really need to be perfect?

Yes it really does! In today’s market your application could be one of 200+ other applications; the recruiter receiving this volume of CVs needs to be ruthless, quick and focused on the most professional, easy to read, targeted and relevant applications. So what do...

Delivering a Winning Interview

Congratulations! If you have reached the interview stage it means your CV has impressed (or, at the very least, piqued the interest of) your prospective new employer. That’s a huge step to take and a clear sign that you probably have what they are looking for. But...