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Interview questions made easier – The STAR Technique

Interview questions made easier – The STAR Technique

At some point in our careers, I think many of us have been lulled into a false sense of security during an interview. There we are giving ourselves a little pat on the back for our professional, yet friendly, small talk with the interview panel. Answering the first...

Career change at 30

Career change at 30

One minute you’re listening to S Club 7 on your iPod Nano. The next you’re heading off to university or starting a job and earning some ‘real’ money at last! Before you know it, you’ve been in employment for nearly a decade, and you find yourself daydreaming about the...

The importance of building a personal brand for your career

The importance of building a personal brand for your career

Have you ever thought about your personal brand? If not, or you’ve never even heard of it, please read on! I recently saw a fantastic interview with Diana YK Chan, MBA. She’s a Personal Branding and Job Interview Expert who recommends we all develop our brand based on...

How to create an eye-catching CV

How to create an eye-catching CV

Having an eye-catching CV is key to any job search but it can be daunting to put pen to paper. You may be fresh out of education and starting from scratch or a seasoned pro when it comes to updating your CV. Wherever you are in your career journey, there’s no...

Using networking to secure your next role

Using networking to secure your next role

Are you looking to advance your career but feel a little unsure about how to go about it in the current working-from-home arena? If you are, then read on, as I’ve put together my top 7 tips for using networking to secure your next role, and what’s more, it can all be...

The difference between in-person and virtual interviews

The difference between in-person and virtual interviews

The Coronavirus pandemic has forced many interviews to move onto Microsoft Teams, Zoom and other similar platforms. However, did you know that this isn’t an entirely new concept for some businesses? Many have been using virtual interviews for some time, as they prefer...

9 interview tips that will help you get the job

9 interview tips that will help you get the job

The sole aim of the recruitment process is to demonstrate that you have the skills and experience to be the ideal candidate for a role. If you’ve been fortunate enough to be called for an interview, then you have already shown the hiring team that you tick plenty of...

How to remain confident and motivated in your job search

How to remain confident and motivated in your job search

With redundancies at record levels last year, and the number of applications for each role soaring through the roof, the job market is a challenging environment right now. Unfortunately, more applicants mean more unsuccessful candidates. As a result, recruiters and...

Applying for a new job? Here’s how to beat the bots!

Applying for a new job? Here’s how to beat the bots!

Applying for a new job requires patience, determination, and lots of hard work. You’ve researched the company you’re applying to, written your CV and covering letter, and away it goes into the digital world of an online application system. You eagerly await news of an...

How to use LinkedIn to find a job

How to use LinkedIn to find a job

With nearly 31 million users in the UK, it’s clear to see why LinkedIn is the top professional social networking site out there! If you’re hoping to land your dream role in 2021, here are my top 10 tips for how to use LinkedIn to find a job!  1. Say cheese! Did you...