Top 5 Tips to Prevent Interview Failure

The current job market has clearly been affected by the crash in the economy, resulting in many redundancies. With so many unemployed saturating the job market it is easy for recruiters to simply cross your name off the interviewee list. The top 5 tips listed below will be a good reminder about the most important things to do and not to do before the interview.

How to Answer the Most Asked Interview Questions [INFOGRAPHIC]

Job interviews make many people nervous, especially when they are not prepared. It is not a secret, applicants already have an idea of the sorts of questions that they will be asked during their interviews. Just giving an answer, however, won't secure the job as recruiters are after the right answers!

11 Mistakes that Jobseekers Make During Their Job Search

If you're looking for a change in career or a new job then you want to find a role that you can be happy in for a reasonable length of time. If you're going to make your next job one that you will really enjoy then you need to avoid making foolish mistakes.

What to Wear for a Job Interview

Your CV or LinkedIn page may have caught the eye of an HR professional, but nothing makes a first impression like your appearance at an interview.

The way you dress for an interview doesn’t just showcase your sense of style; it demonstrates your professionalism, self-care, confidence and your ability to ‘fit’ into an organization.

12 Tips to Convert your LinkedIn Profile into a Good Looking CV

In 2002 LinkedIn was launched and since then it has grown into the essential job search tool allowing you to provide details of your professional experience, and more importantly for recruiters to search and review these details.

LinkedIn is now so important it has become a vital part

Find your Next Job with Mobile Job Search Apps

We used to access our internet connected up to desktop computers with wires. Then laptops arrived and we had the opportunity to search the web in more locations, but it still wasn't always convenient. Now we can take the internet every where we go on our smart phones, with now excellent functions and appearance and unbelievable usage by millions.

How to Overcome Nervousness in a Job Interview

Let’s face it – for most of us, job interviews are a nerve-wracking experience.

Even the most confident and competent of candidates can be reduced to a puddle of nerves in the interview hot seat. A survey conducted by Hays Recruitment revealed that of 400 candidates surveyed, half of them said that job interviews made them more nervous than public speaking or taking a driving test!

Why You Should Have a Social Media CV [INFOGRAPHIC]

Getting your job seeking techniques right has never been more important than it is now, with 1 in 6 of those interviewed claiming the got their current job using Social Media. Help yourself to get it right by absorbing the information contained in this Inforgraphic about creating and using a Social Resume, a.k.a. spreading your CV using Social Media.

Digital Footprint can Damage your Employment

If you are a jobseeker or already employed by an organisation, beware the breadcrumbs you leave on social media that can cost you your job or stop you getting re-employed.

What Women Want from Their Career [INFOGRAPHIC]

A global LinkedIn study has been reviewed to identify what women want to achieve from their careers.

In summary this is:

  • These days a 'successful career' to 63% of the women questioned is being able to create a good balance between work and home.


How to Say Thank You After a Job Interview [INFOGRAPHIC]

It's important to say Thank you to your potential employer in order to increase your chance of being employed.

Careerleaf made an outstanding infographic that shows you the right ways of saying thank you after your job interview.

Job Interview Preparation Guide and Important Checklist

Getting past the first stage of the recruitment process, i.e. getting an interview, is continuing to be more difficult. Interview preparation is therefore essential so that you can give your best performance when you do get the chance, and are more likely to receive a job offer.

Here's a list of items you should think about in order to make the most out of every interview opportunity. Some of these may seem obvious, but are frequently overlooked.

14 Tips for Jobseekers to use Linkedin Effectively for Job Search

First impressions are very important, this is no less true when you're looking for a job and in the current economic climate you need to do everything you can to get ahead of the competition.

Be Careful: Employers Eyes are on your Social Media

Social Media can be an excellent way to keep up to date with your friends and meet new people, but don't forget that many unexpected people could be searching your accounts to find out if you are their next great employee.

More and more companies, from HM Forces to small employers, are checking up on their prospective employee's social media accounts.

6 Things that Jobseekers Should Avoid

There are a number of ways to apply for jobs and with the current job market showing no signs of improving there will be a lot of competition

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