Top 10 Job Search Trends of 2014

Have you decided to take your job search to the next level this year? Then you should know these latest trends that will have an impact on your job search in 2014! Improve your job search game
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Top Five Online Distance Learning Course Providers

With a lot of employers looking for evidence of continuous learning and development, online courses have become more and more popular. There are plenty of different online organisations and companies
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Five Ways to Get Ahead With Your Job Search

In the current job market, it’s important to stay ahead and keep your skills, CV and activity fresh. Below are five ways to boost your CV and keep ahead of the crowd with your job search:
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Top 10 Résumé Formatting Tips

Be consistent in your format. Choose a chronological, functional, combination or a targeted résumé format. Select the format that will best relate your experience to your job target. Don’t copy someone
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Re-Entering the Workforce: Are you Ready to Dive Back In?

After taking time off to stay home with young children, care for a relative, travel, or simply to take a break, the task of preparing oneself to re-enter the workforce is daunting. So much may have changed
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7 Ways To Be A Successful Job Seeker [INFOGRAPHIC]

You should follow the right path to be a successful job seeker. Finding the right job advert is not so difficult at this age however how to apply and the rest of it requires much more thought.

The Linkedin infographic explains how a job seeker should react to job applications.

- Update your profile whenever you have a new skill.

- Follow the companies you are interested in working for.

- Adding a professional photo is the key so don't neglect this.

- Join the groups and be active - let people know that you are there!

7 Ways To Be A Successful Job Seeker [INFOGRAPHIC]



7 Ways To Be A Successful Job Seeker [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Top 6 Body Language Tips For Your Next Job Interview [INFOGRAPHIC]

Many candidates only prepare for the questions or attire when they consider a job interview however body language is as important as other factors that you shouldn't neglect preparing for.

This infographic from CareerSavvy.co.uk shows us the great ways to be ready for an interview from a body language side.

Here are some of the tips from the Handshake part of the infographic:

- Use your right hand.

- Make sure your palms are dry.

- Be firm and confident.

- Smile and make eye contact.

Top 6 Body Language Tips For Your Next Job Interview [INFOGRAPHIC]


Top 6 Body Language Tips For Your Next Job Interview [INFOGRAPHIC]

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How to Make a Video CV for Job Applications [INFOGRAPHIC]

Have you thought about making a video CV of yourself to get your next job? Things are changing rapidly in the recruitment industry and there are many ways of expressing yourself to prospective employers. Many say that traditional CVs will never die but I'm not so sure about that. So take some time to consider recording yourself to a video format CV.

Why Video CV

- Employers will only take a few seconds to read your printed CV but they will usually find the time to be curious about watching your CV.

- Employers won't have to be bored reading the same things over and over again - instead they will listen and watch.

- Your video CV will be alive and provide an insight into your abilities while printed ones will not be so memorable.

How to Make a Video CV for Job Applications [INFOGRAPHIC]


How to Make a Video CV for Job Applications [INFOGRAPHIC]


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Why You Might Need A Career Coach To Find The Right Job

Have you ever found yourself waiting for a call back after your interview, confident that your resume was great and you had a great connection with the employer, yet you are not the one getting
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Top 5 Common Mistakes When Making Job Applications

When I review applications my clients have made there are usually a few common mistakes that come up. Below are the top 5 that that need to be addressed before you consider sending an
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How to Answer Tough and Easy Interview Questions

Easy Questions. Tough Questions - is there a difference? One thing guaranteed when you sit across from an interviewer in a job interview is that you’re going to be asked questions. Questions
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How to Impress Your Interviewer With 17 Golden Tips [INFOGRAPHIC]

Preparing for an interview is not all about reviewing the interview questions. You should also take a look at other factors of an interview such as what to wear, when to be there, what to say, how to shake hands, how to look etc. These all seem like minor details however they are the selection points for the interviewer.

This infographic from Enworld shows us 17 ways to impress the interviewer to set you up for a positive experience.

Give a firm handshake: A handshake can immediately indicate your level of confidence and attitude. Too loose shows a lack of confident and too tight suggests dominance.

A Warm smile: As soon as you meet the interviewers, give them a warm smile, looking straight into their eyes. This will make them comfortable with you so keep smiling throughout the interview.

Dress properly: Wear formal wear with elegant-looking colours and designs such as plain black or grey coat over a white shirt...


How to Impress Your Interviewer With 17 Golden Tips [INFOGRAPHIC]


How to Impress Your Interviewer With 17 Golden Tips [INFOGRAPHIC]

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When to Hire a Professional CV Writer

I’m a huge do-it-yourselfer. I spend my free time making invitations for my upcoming nuptials and trying out new recipes on my family. I’m becoming a fantastic baker. I even took a cake baking class at
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3 Key Things to Get Right When Writing Your CV

1 What’s in a CV?


You’re ready to find that perfect, new job. Full of enthusiasm and high on expectation, you decide the best approach is to advertise yourself and let the jobs come to you. You start
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34 Great Tips for a Successful Job Interview [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you have an interview coming on the way then you need to make time to prepare for it. There are many ways to get ready for your big day. There are also countless resources online that you can use to research for your interview.

CollegeAtlas.org made an infographic to help job seekers get through their job interviews a lot easier. One infographic and 34 fabulous tips all in one place!

- 47% of the interviewees have very little information about the company, this is a very big mistake.

- 26% of the interviewees have a very weak handshake which gives a negative first impression.

- 67% of the interviewees fail to make eye contact which suggests a lack of self-confidence and is a big mistake.

34 Great Tips for a Successful Job Interview [INFOGRAPHIC]



34 Great Tips for a Successful Job Interview [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Top Tips to Get the Job You Want [INFOGRAPHIC]

You may find many job vacancies to apply for online however not many people know how to get an interview for them. There are certain paths to follow and things to do to get the job you want. 

According to the infographic:

70% of employers/recruiters are still happy with the traditional CVs.

69% of the employers prefer soft skills for instance problem-solving skills etc. rather than specialist skills.

Top Tips to Get the Job You Want [INFOGRAPHIC]

Top Tips to Get the Job You Want [INFOGRAPHIC]

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How To Research Your Potential Employer

We all know writing job applications and getting ready for interviews is a daunting process. As Benjamin Franklin once said: ‘By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.’ All employers want to know you have done your research on them and can demonstrate a genuine
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Top CV Writing Tips for 2014

Everyone wants a striking CV or résumé but there’s a fine line between standing out from the crowd and sticking out like a sore thumb.
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Top 10 Reasons You’re Still Unemployed

Has it been a while since your last interview? Are you starting to think you’ll never find another job? If you’ve been unemployed for several months and are starting to wonder if you’ll ever
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