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

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

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

Track your CV

Are you applying for jobs on the internet? Make sure you track your CV and know exactly where you send it. It is good CV management to know who you have applied to so you do not duplicate your applications. Take a look at our advice section on ”A Guide to … Continue reading

The Right Job

Applying for the right job is paramount in this day and age. It is an employer’s market right now so your application success depends on a variety of moves. A few tips to point you in the right direction! The Application Make sure you quote the job reference yes, but … Continue reading

Read the requirements for a job before applying

It is always worth reading the essential requirements for a job before applying. All too often, CV’s are being sent to us by people totally unsuitable for the jobs they are applying for. There are a number of reasons for this – Careless Rushed Poor attention to detail Desperate This … Continue reading

Jobseekers Wake up and Smell the coffee

Jobseekers, wake up and smell the coffee. It is about time YOU took control of your CV. Here are a few tips: 1. When you apply on-line for a job, take the name of the contact person down and follow up with a call. 2. Do NOT allow  a Recruitment Agency … Continue reading

The big interview ‘No No’

Hi guys, One of my excellent Candidates was just told yesterday he was unsuccessful in his 2nd interview. I was very surprised as he ticked all the boxes and had performed very well in his first interview  and the feedback from it had been very positive. I insisted on getting … Continue reading