Of those of us in Britain who made a new year resolution on January 1st, 43% are likely to have given up before the end of the month. With this in mind, we thought it might be useful to take a look through some of the advice shared at the start of the year for those who had “new job” on their list of goals for 2016. Continue reading
‘Looking for a new job’ is a popular New Year resolution every year, along with ‘going to the gym’, ‘eating healthy’ and ‘spending less’.
Whilst we can’t help you with your budgeting or sticking to a fitness programme, we hope the information below will help you in your career search in the year ahead.
(if you’d like to read more tips click here to see our New Year resolutions from previous years, we’re sure they’re still helpful this year!)
At interviews candidates expect, and are hopefully prepared to answer questions. However are we prepared to ask questions as well?
And as hirers and recruiters are we prepared to turn the tables and be the ones answering questions for a change?
Last week I returned to my old school, Kirkcaldy High, for the first time since leaving as a sixth year pupil back in 1991. My colleague Laura and I had been invited by Audrey Diamond, Kirkcaldy High’s Principal Teacher of Guidance to take part in their 5th year student’s induction day. It was a fantastic event aimed at inspiring the 15 and 16 year olds to make the most of their year ahead by focussing on a number of key themes including enterprise, employability and creating opportunities for their own success and development. Continue reading
As recruiters we always look to connect with individuals who are interested in new career opportunities and have the skills, experience and qualifications our clients are looking for. So whilst we search through databases, build our networks and connect with jobseekers, how can you make sure that we find you…..and your CV? Continue reading
It’s that time of year when many of us spring clean our spare rooms, attics, cars, garden sheds and, if you’re like me, your office desk! But what about your CV?
Very often we simply keep adding information to our CV with each new job or qualification we gain but few of us seem to really clear out old or irrelevant information, give it a really good tidy up or dare I suggest even start again! Continue reading