Are too many layers causing a lack of respect?

All organisations without fail have some kind of structure, even the very smallest will have someone who takes the reigns more than the other.

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 …

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 …

Were you born with a silver spoon?

Would you only recruit someone who came across as a perfectionist? Perfectly dressed, perfectly spoken, perfectly worded CV. Most people would say yes, in an ideal world. Well watch this …

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 …

Will that little black dress do?

Its cliché but true, first impressions count and never more than at a job interview.  Wearing the right interview outfit is key. The interviewer will create an opinion, whether positive …

Better connected: Is it better?

Social media, we all use it. Whether it’s for #selfies, stalking or to express our utter disgust at sh*%te service, we pretty much post every detail of our lives online. Few realise the …