How to tailor your CV to the job description

Each CV and cover letter that you send off for each job application should be bespoke to match that job description.
No two jobs are exactly the same, so make sure that your CV accurately reflects what the recruiters are after to prove you’re a great fit for the role. Read how to tailor your CV to the job.

Opportunities are there but how do we find them

The advantages to living away from the hustle and bustle of the city are vast; a lower cost of living, peace and quiet, less traffic (although the commute can be equally …

Don’t make these 12 job hunting blunders

Research shows that 83% of employees will look for a new job this year, you can improve your chances of landing a new role by registering today with HIJOBS. But first …

10 top tips for promotion

Nowadays most organisations tend to try to recruit from within and therefore promotion opportunities are far greater. Within 3 years Joanna MacDonald went from an Administrative Assistant earning £16,000 a …

Seven strange interview questions

These days businesses want the best candidates but also want to make an impression and one opportunity to do this is at the interview. With employers now asking candidates to …

I’d love to leave the rat race behind

We hear it all the time ‘i’d love to leave the rat race behind’ yet very few people actually do it. Those who do, are enjoying the benefits of their …

Britain’s only mountain gondola

The mountain experience for all seasons, the Nevis Range really is a unique offering. Britain’s only mountain gondola which transports you to 650m on the slopes of Aonach Mor.  Meandering …

You need a creative mindset

Open Google, type ‘jobs in Oban‘, click on the first link you see and start rolling the mouse. You find a job which ticks the boxes, you click the link …

What NOT to wear

Following on from our recent blog ‘Will that little black dress do?’ we have noticed a few outfits that are definitely NOT suitable for that all important interview. Often for …

Does gender matter?

Today’s BBC ‘The Kaye Adams Programme‘ features a Canadian company which have put out a job advert looking for a receptionist stressing a preference for female candidates. Perhaps unsurprisingly there has …