Candidate Advice

Job Interview Tips

THE BASICS Appearance is hugely important – initial impressions do count Always dress smartly – business dress always goes down well Check out the location – where are you going to park? Allow plenty of time to get there – don’t be late Google the company – why bother going...

BE SOCIAL NETWORK SMART

CHECK YOURSELF BEFORE YOU WRECK YOURSELF Although social media is fast becoming a great way to find a new job, it can damage your chances too. In such a competitive market if a potential employer likes what they see of your CV on paper they are...

HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT CV

It is a fact that a CV gets no more than 30–60 seconds attention so it must have an immediate impact and grab the interest of the reader. Make sure you highlight the most relevant information according to the role you have applied for. This...

How do we cope with interview stress?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When we are stressed we release a hormone called cortisol. Cortisol raises the heart rate, controls adrenaline levels and ultimately clouds your thinking without you knowing it. With that in mind it’s a very worrying situation to be in when you’re just about to go for...

Starting A New Job

So you’ve had the interviews, got the job, ironed your suit, now its Show Time! It’s time to prove that you were indeed the right choice and you deserve to be in the job. Starting a new job can be quite daunting, whether it’s your first...

Interviews- Combating the nerves

Alongside appearance, punctuality and first impressions, one of the most common components of an interview, is the ability to conquer those nerves. Everyone has their own way of dealing with their nerves, from trying to relax on the day of the interview, to listening to...