Category: Recruitment Advice for candidates

  • CV Tips Part 1 – Credit Control

    Search online for tips on how to write a CV or improve a CV and there will be countless results, however, whilst useful, they’re usually quite generic. As a financial and accountancy focused recruitment agency, we would like to impart some of our knowledge to help you improve your CV. If you’re a Credit Controller,…

  • The Ghosts of Christmases Past and Future

    The Christmas, as we all know, is a common time of year for reflection. With the New Year fast approaching we often consider where we are in life, what we want and the next steps we feel we should take. No matter how gimmicky the New Year, New Start is, many of us do it….

  • 7 Tips to Succeed at Interviewing

    So you’ve been offered an interview, great! But what does it take to turn that interview into a job offer? We’ve collated some tips to help you prepare and improve your interview performance. Practice and prepare Once an interview has been secured it’s important to find time to prepare, and the best way to do…

  • How to Find the Time to Job Hunt

    We all reach that time when we decide to search for a new job, whatever the reason may be. But if you’re employed and have other commitments, where do you find the time? Some years ago I left college and was working full-time in retail when I decided to start applying for apprenticeships in my…

  • 4 ways to get the best service from your Consultant

    The relationship between a Consultant and a candidate plays a huge part in the whole recruitment process. This is for two reasons – 1) They are dependent on each other; a candidate needs help finding their next role – a Consultant will have ready-made connections they can introduce you to. A recruiter needs to deliver…

  • Should you always be honest during an interview?

    My colleague (A recruiter for temporary staff) mentioned something interesting last week – on an average, she would interview maybe 10 potential candidates per week, and a lot of them ask the question; should they be honest about their goals and expectations or should they lie, knowing that maybe some of their future goals may…

  • The Perfect Match

    The New Year is out the way and we are now well into 2016. The first notable date in any New Year calendar is Valentines Day. This day often promotes the singletons of the nation to assess their love life and more often than not most agree it may be time to get out there…

  • Does your job give you the creeps? Take the bite and be happy for Halloween!

    Not everyone can be always be happy in their job each and every day. It’s a given. But life is far too short to be stuck in a job that your truly don’t enjoy. “Choose a job you love and never work a day in your life” There are so many fantastic jobs out there…

  • Out Perform the Competition and Sing Your Way to 2015 Job Success

    So another year has passed. We’ve had world cup woes, celebrity #selfies and more buckets of ice cold water than I care to recall! It’s been a great year, but 2015 can be even better. Now it’s your time to shine (‘bright like a diamond’). January is the month for recruitment. Many people will find…

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