The humble cover letter may feel like a burden but they are an important part of your CV! Learn how to write them quickly, easily and simply!Read more
Do you know where to look for the best jobs? Did you know that about 80% of jobs are never advertised? Here’s how to search for jobs like a professional.
Before I was in recruitment, I made a horrific mistake that was costing me job interviews. This is how to avoid job application mistakes.Read more
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 searchingRead more
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 beRead more
There is one thing about trains that you can always rely on. Every Autumn, Network Rail announces another inflationary price increase that exceeds average wage growth across the UK. For 2019, the average fare rise will by 3.2%. Although we have recently seen wages rise faster than at any point in the last decade, they are still below the fare rise at 3.1%. But how do our train services measure up? And are there any ways in which commuters canRead more
Top 5 Steps to a Sucessful Job Search! Make sure you have the right resources that will enable your job search… Ensuring that you have the right resources when conducting your job search is essential. What tools, websites and agencies are you going to use? Firstly, what job boards are you going to be conducting your search on? There are plenty out there for example; Indeed Job Board, Reed Job Board, Total Jobs and not forgetting the MorganRead more
A job interview is not just an opportunity for the employer to find out more about you, it is also an opportunity for you to find out more about the employer. By asking questions it not only helps you to gather more information about the role, it also allows you to impress the hiring manager. Read on to find out our top 5 questions to ask in an interview… What skills and experiences are you looking for in an idealRead more