• A new job for 2023

    ​Like us you will have started to hear the usual Christmas murmurs that crop up around October.A semi panic starts to kick in; social commitments ramp up, work projects either get fast tracked or completely deferred and in the talent space candidates decide they don’t want to look for a new job or move into a new role before Christmas.Our advice is that this year, more than ...

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  • Guide to a successful reference check

    ​​Reference checks are often the final step in a recruitment process, and a crucial one to get right both for the candidate and employer. For a prospective employer this is an opportunity to validate their impression of a candidate and gain further insight into what it would be like to work with this person. And for the candidate it’s the final opportunity to showcase their ...

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  • Excel in a video interview

    ​Even though we’ve left level 4 behind and can hopefully see some light at the end of the tunnel, chances are most interviews will be conducted via video for a while yet. Perhaps now so many companies have got used to video interviewing they are likely to be more popular even once we’re all back in the office and our seemingly endless weeks of working from home are nothing b...

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  • Job Search Strategy

    ​Are you searching for a new job?Whether you’ve found yourself looking for a new role through circumstances beyond your control, or feel it’s time for a change, here’s some advice to set you up for job search success.Update your CV– Obvious right? It’s good to do this before you start your search as it will get you thinking about any particular projects or matters you’ve bee...

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  • 5 Overused phrases in your CV you should probably avoid

    ​When writing a CV, it’s hard to avoid clichés entirely – we all do it. But if it sounds cringe, it probably is. Recruiters get sent hundreds of CVs, so you need to stand out for the right reasons. You only have a few seconds to grab a recruiter’s attention, so it’s important to avoid filler words and fluff. The key is to show rather than tell. To improve your chances of get...

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