Category: Recruitment Advice for candidates

  • CV Tips Part 2 – Appearance and Readability

    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. Whilst formatting CVs at Mitchell…

  • AAT – Is it for me?

    At this time Mitchell Adam has three fully qualified AAT consultants, something which benefits our clients, and ultimately ourselves. But why would an AAT qualification support someone in a recruitment role? Benefits to our clients One of the main reasons it is beneficial to our clients is due to the technical understanding, since a lot…

  • 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

    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. And…

  • 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…