Oct
22

video_interviewingWith the increasing levels of global mobility in today’s business world, video interviews are on the rise. Global workforce consulting company Right Management recently found that 18% of candidates have taken part in a video interview in the last twelve months. That’s double the number in the previous year. (more…)

Aug
6
Andrew Reed | Job Search

scientistIt’s not easy trying to match a person to a job role.

Trust us – HR professionals work hard to make sure that the employer and the employee are well-matched and happy together. Everybody knows that there’s more to an application process than formal box-ticking. But once you get past the ‘Essential Qualifications’ stage, what is it that the hiring manager is looking for? Your chances of success are ultimately determined by your employability.
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Jul
9
Andrew Reed | Graduates, Job Search

Job Interview Tips for the SummerSummer is well and truly upon us and the sun has finally got his hat on. This sort of weather can often be one of the only things that makes being unemployed seem more fun than being at work, but don’t let that affect your dedication and your interview preparation. It’s true that most of us would rather be down the beach on days like this but it’s a cold, hard fact of life that we just wouldn’t all fit. Most people have to work! (more…)

Jun
21
Andrew Reed | Graduates, Job Search

Work experience -After-Graduation-The end of your University life can give rise to a strange mixture of feelings. You’ll probably be feeling wistful and perhaps a little sad about the fact that an exciting period of your life has drawn to a close.

You’ll be happy that you’ve met so many new people, made lifelong friends and academically achieved a great deal. You’ll hopefully be excited about what life has in store for you over the next few years. However, you might also be feeling lost or uncertain about your job prospects. (more…)

Oct
10
Joe McDermott | Career Change, Job Search

cover letterA good cover letter is vital to getting a job. It is your introduction to a potential employer – the written equivalent, if you like, of a confident handshake and a friendly smile. An impressive CV is of course a help, but a good covering letter can create an immediate favourable impression with an enthusiastic tone. It points out how the information on your CV is relevant to the job and it can highlight the essential skills, experience and personal qualities that you bring.

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