This is the hub of advice for candidates. From how to write a CV, to how to pass an interview and negotiating pay rises this will take you to your new career and beyond.

Staying safe when searching for a job

According to Safer Jobs, a not-for-profit organisation set up by the Metropolitan Police, 75% of people now begin their job searches online. Whilst this allows access to a huge range of opportunities, it also creates a more anonymous space where job scams and fraud are becoming increasingly prevalent. 18-24 year olds are the most at risk group and the average losses are £4,000. This brief guide will explain the most common scams and how you can stay safe while searching

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Do you really need to tailor your CV for every application?

Your CV is a representation of you – your work experience, your skills and your education. It’s slightly confusing that people advise being honest and accurate on a CV, but also advocate changing it for every different job you apply for. Here at Morgan Jones we believe a better phrase would be ‘tweaking your CV’. Using the advice below we think you can give yourself the best chance of success without spending hours editing and re-writing your CV every time.

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How to succeed at group interviews

Over the last three weeks, we’ve taken a look at how to approach telephone interviews, video interviews and interview presentations. Today we look at group interviews. It’s important to understand why people use this type of interview and, in our experience, there are two main reasons: Time Saving – employers can asses 3, 4 or more candidates in around the same time it takes to do a single interview. Team Work – if the role requires team work then group interviews

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How to succeed at interview presentations

So, you’ve done a great first interview and are invited back to for a second interview where you need to prepare a presentation. How do you write an interview presentation and what should you expect on the day? Whether you enjoy public speaking or not, our steps below should help you to create a successful presentation and land the job.   Read the fine print Before you begin, you must understand exactly what the interviewer wants and expects. Should it

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How to succeed at video interviews

Last week we addressed telephone interviews, this week we’re looking at how to impress during a video interview. To start, it’s worth noting that there are two common types of video interview: A face-to-face video interview via Skype or a similar platform A web platform that has pre-recorded questions for you to answer Generally, you should treat these two types of video interview in the same way and the advice below will help for both. For pre-recorded video interviews, remember

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How to succeed at telephone interviews

As the world of work changes, the hiring process is changing with it. Employers will now often use telephone, video, group interviews and presentations to help them find the right employees. We’ll be running articles on each type and how you can prepare for success. Today, we take a look at the telephone interview.   Why do companies use telephone interviews? Telephone interviews are commonly used as a first stage as they are quicker and often easier to arrange than standard

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What is the best time to look for a new job?

Now that a new year is upon us, we wanted to tackle a question that many people ask us: What is the best time of year to look for a new job? We make placements throughout the year, but in our eighteen years working with jobseekers and employers, we have noticed a few things that might be of interest.   New Year, New Job January, February and March are great times to look for a job. Many companies will be

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