ACQHire, the Mark Zuckerberg approach to hiring. For those who haven’t used the application or who haven’t seen the film, Mark Zuckerberg is the prodigious programmer who created Facebook. Almost ubiquitous, the social networking application has conquered those under 30, almost done the same for those 30-50 and is now in hot pursuit of conquering … Read moreAcquiring companies, to acquire talent
Recruiters, do you enjoy Business Development? Some of you may find talking to prospective clients exciting and trying to get new companies on board is a challenge in which you revel. Some of you may even relish in the rejection! Some of you may dread your BD days and try to think of any excuse … Read moreUnique routes to market for recruiters
‘Fail to prepare – prepare to fail’ is a well known motto which applies to most things – especially job interviews. You cannot hope to do your best if you do nothing before the interview and just turn up hoping to tackle their difficult questions. The more you plan and prepare for the most common … Read more3 things to take to a job interview
Skype interviews are very different from the usual face to face. They can be a little awkward at times, sometimes difficult to hear each other, and altogether harder to make a connection and build up a rapport. But you can make them go more smoothly if you know how! Here are 10 tips on how … Read more10 tips on how to ace a Skype interview
A Curriculum Vitae is the go to document for every employer wanting to find out who has what it takes to join their company. The hiring manager has the unenviable task of reading through the many applications they receive to try and distinguish which one is the real deal. It isn’t easy, and although it … Read more3 reasons why your CV will fail to get an interview
Now that you’ve made it to the interview stage it’s time to continue the work. You cannot sit back and relax until the day arrives, and you must make some preparations. Do not assume that your great credentials will breeze you into the job alone! If you want to impress the employer and give a … Read more3 things you must do before a job interview
We’d all like to imagine a world where recruiters are completely unbiased and infallible. Unfortunately the reality is that assumptions are very quickly made about candidates based on a CV. With that in mind, it’s wise to leave certain personal information off of your application. Also, personal information does not need to be discussed in … Read moreShould I mention my age on my CV?
Before you enter a job interview you need to realise how much preparation is required. Although you may have the ability to walk in and ace it on the first try, this doesn’t mean to say you still couldn’t do better. For those of you that have very little experience with job interviews, you will … Read moreThe ultimate 8 job interview tips
We get a lot of questions about personal statements as they cause quite a bit of confusion amongst job candidates. Firstly, it’s important to appreciate that there are two types of personal statements, used for different purposes: Personal statements used by job seekers at the top of their CV Personal statements used by students applying … Read moreWhat is a personal statement?
If you’ve been out of work for a couple of weeks, then there is nothing to worry about. Your work experience timeline only has to show months and years for each job, and an employer will not be concerned. However, if you’ve been out of work for a few months then an employer is likely … Read moreHow you can explain an employment gap on your CV