Kick start your job search

Ready to take your next step on the career ladder but not quite sure where to start? It's likely that you need a little structure to really get going with your job hunt so we’ve put together a few quick pointers to help kick start your job search.

Bad job seeker habits to give up for Lent...

Lent - it’s the season to kick your bad habits into touch. When employers have a choice of many candidates it could be a number of things that knock you off the shortlist. As a job seeker, identifying poor habits and kicking them into touch as soon as possible might be exactly what you need to find your dream role.

Banish 'Blue Mondays'

The middle of January; gloomy weather, a depleted bank balance, a couple of extra inches around the waistline and a bunch of New Year’s resolutions that you’ve already broken. On top of all that, you might be embarking on another year in a job that you’re not happy in.

Why you should start your new year job hunt now!

When it comes to your career, it’s time to ditch the ‘new year, new me’ fad.

Why wait until January when another year is coming to an end and you’re still stuck in a role you’re not happy in? Start your job search now!

Top 10 Social Media Tips for Jobseekers

Research conducted by Monster.co.uk and YouGov has revealed that 56% of UK HR professionals admit that a candidate’s online reputation has an influence on their hiring decision and 65% admit to Googling a candidate during the hiring process.

Job hoppers - What do employers & recruiters think

There are many reasons why a candidate might have a long list of previous employers on their CV; relocations, redundancy’s or poor career choices.

It begs the question, what is actually classed as ‘job hopping’? Is it a new role every 6 months, every 12 months or even every 24 months? Employer opinions will differ greatly on this.

Your CV in 6.25 Seconds

As I turn my attention to the world of interim recruitment, I wanted to share some advice regarding CVs that I have learned over the last 8 years of working in recruitment.

Does the path ahead excite you?

Have you started a career in supply chain, purchasing, buying, merchandising or logistics? Does the career path you have in front of you excite you? If not, read on….

Soft skills favoured over technical knowledge in graduates

In a report by education provider, Kaplan, it has been suggested that employers value confidence and effective communication over technical knowledge when recruiting graduates.

Tackling the skills gap in business and professional services

According to the CBI’s latest report, confidence is growing in the business and professional services sector. With optimism in the market at its fastest pace for more than 15 years, there are many reasons to be upbeat.