Tag Archives: Interviewing

Top answers to some of the most common interview questions

No matter how many job interviews you’ve had, they can still be a nerve-wracking experience. One of the best ways to overcome interview nerves is to prepare beforehand. Below we have listed some of the most commonly asked questions at … Continue reading

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Five great ways to sell yourself at a job interview

Few of us are experts when it comes to boasting about our skills and achievements which is why job interviews so often feel like an incredibly stressful and daunting experience. The bad news is that if you really do want … Continue reading

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Five ways to make yourself more appealing to recruiters

Recruiters sometimes get hundreds of applications for every job they post which means it can be incredibly difficult to stand out from all the other candidates out there. The good news is that there are a number of ways you … Continue reading

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How a good job advert can reduce time-to-hire

As an employer, your job adverts are a crucial part of your branding and they also strongly influence the candidate experience. You should never underestimate the importance of taking the time to write a great ad. Below we reveal how … Continue reading

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The importance of soft skills in the workplace

When screening candidates during the recruitment process, most companies will look at qualifications and experience. While these are of course very important, something that organisations often overlook is soft skills. What are soft skills? Soft skills are general attributes that … Continue reading

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5 simple ways to improve your job search

Job hunting is never fun nor easy. If you’re unemployed you have the pressure of trying to find something as quickly as possible and while you can afford to be choosy if you’re still employed, it can be incredibly difficult … Continue reading

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Why providing a positive candidate experience is a key part of recruitment

The recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) have said that employers must pay more attention to their recruitment process if they are to provide a positive … Continue reading

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How to find quality candidates when you’re short on time

Recruitment can be a long and complicated process. If you have a lot of time to prepare for your new recruit, this doesn’t necessarily have to be a problem but if you’ve been left in the lurch with an unexpected … Continue reading

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How SMEs can attract top talent

When you run an SME, it can be difficult to attract top talent. You’re competing with larger organisations who can offer bigger pay cheques and better promotional opportunities so how do you persuade a candidate to choose your organisation instead? … Continue reading

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UK job seekers’ top frustrations revealed

  A recent poll carried out on 1,000 job seekers in the UK has revealed the top frustrations candidates face when looking for a new role.     These include (multiple answers were allowed): Slow feedback (52%) Poor communication (44%) … Continue reading

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