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Virtual interviews.

Virtual interviews are becoming the ‘norm’ and for a lot of people it can be hard to do an interview virtually as most people find it tricky to shine on screen. Below I’ve listed some tips and ideas on how to make the most of your interview: Set up First..

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Cover Letters.

Accompanying your CV with a well written cover letter is a great way to create that memorable ‘first impression’ for the person reviewing your application, and therefore increasing your chance to secure that all important interview! As you can imagine, employers receive many applications for vacant roles, and a clear..

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Pointers for networking.

Past Contacts: When we’re in networking mode, we tend to think about the future and forget about those who helped us get to where we are now, but getting in touch with old co-workers, bosses, mentors, and former contacts is key. They’re likely in a different place in their careers..

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First impressions.

Interviews can be extremely nerve wracking for a lot of people.  Entering a room and sitting in front of people you don’t know while selling yourself can be very daunting. Many people work themselves up into a fluster and end up giving the wrong first impression. First impressions can have..

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Relationships.

How to get the most our of your relationship with your recruitment consultant. Before working in recruitment myself, I had no idea how much easier using a recruitment agency could make a job search – I had never used one before, much to my now regret! Your recruitment consultant really..

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LinkedIn.

LinkedIn plays a huge part when it comes to searching for a new job. Once your CV has been submitted to a potential employer be it via a direct application or a recruitment agency, one of the first things the employer will do is to search for you on LinkedIn..

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Pay rise

It can be daunting when the time for salary reviews come up. It is best to prep yourself ahead of time and be honest about how you feel in the role - if you have exceeded expectations, met goals and been consistent with good time keeping, being a good team..

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IR35

In short (and it's hard to keep this short) we have outlined what it is that you need to look out for and if IR35 applies. With 6th April fast approaching, businesses in the private sector who hire personal service companies, will need to determine if IR35 is relevant to..

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Finding jobs through social…

Over 90% of companies use social media when hiring especially via a recruitment agency platform; It’s an efficient quick and environmentally friendly marketing method for finding candidates. Sites like LinkedIn are top of the list for social media job search(es) with over 400 million followers - this has ramped up..

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Sistr Speed Mentoring Lunch

On Wednesday, Pip and Louisa went to a Sistrs Speed Mentoring lunch; Pip was speaking about the ways in which you can write an attention-grabbing CV and ‘nail’ your interview preparation, ensuring that you leave a strong lasting impression. For those of you that don’t know anything about Sistr, it’s..

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