Reason for Leaving

One of the most common questions Employers ask when they see a job seekers Curriculum Vitae (CV) is their reason for leaving their current or last job. We advise regularly on CV writing to our job seekers and this is an area we cannot emphasise enough. It is essential on … Continue reading

Our National Recruitment Federation

It has come to our attention in recent times that not enough Candidates (Job seekers) or Clients (Companies recruiting) are aware of the National Recruitment Federation (NRF) in Ireland The NRF is our only governing body for Recruitment in Ireland. They are there purely to assist in all matters concerning … Continue reading

Assertive Job Seekers get pay off!

For any job seekers out there, we have some recent evidence of persistence paying off! Assertive job seekers are getting their pay off. Job seekers are a vulnerable group as it is a worrying time for anyone, either you have recently lost a job or are not happy in your … Continue reading

Less is more!

Never a truer statement was made than – Less is More ………. Anybody out there who is currently on the jobs market and attending interviews – a word of warning – Easy on the perfume and aftershave! There have been a number of comments made by Companies running interviews about … Continue reading

The Honest Recruiter?

The Honest Recruiter? No matter how the market is performing in Recruitment, there is never any excuse for dishonesty. Unfortunately, we have had alot of comments made to us from our job seekers about the level of dishonesty in the Recruitment market in recent times. Most common complaints – Advertising … Continue reading

You cannot submit a CV without a Personal Profile

Your Personal Profile on your CV is essential in today’s jobs market – you cannot submit your CV for a job without one. When a potential employer receives an average of 50 CV’s today for 1 job, your Personal Profile can be the determining factor as to whether he/she will … Continue reading

The pre interview ‘Mirror Technique’

The pre┬áinterview ‘Mirror Technique’ is a very effective way to prepare for an up and coming interview. We are asked every day for advice and information on how to present yourself at interview. One of the techniques we highly recommend is to sit in front of a mirror and interview … Continue reading

Other peoples’ opinions can be dangerous

Other people’s opinions can be dangerous – always check it out before making a decision based on them. We have had 2 recent episodes where our job seekers had been told by other people negative things about the Company they were applying to for a job and nearly pulled out … Continue reading