Career Advice

  • Recruitment Insights: Pre-Brexit advice to candidates
    Lucy Bennell offers some pre-Brexit advice to candidates
  • A recent study by Adzuna into graduate pay found that Imperial College London is the university to attend if you want to earn the highest salary in your first year of work.
  • This week, the first working week back will be the busiest week for registrations, online applications and general online traffic for the Recruitment Industry.
  • David Thomas at IntaPeople looks at the 10 most common job hunting mistakes.
  • As strange as it may sound your CV can be one of the most important documents that you could ever write.
  • A Curriculum Vitae is a self-marketing tool and getting an interview can depend on how good your CV is. You will need to consider what to include, how much detail is needed and how to make your CV stand out from all the others.
  • Understandably, many people find discussing salaries uncomfortable and embarrassing during an interview. However, most interviewers expect some bartering and, if it motivates you to put more into the job, it is worthwhile for both the applicant and the employer.
  • A successful startup not only requires customer demand for a specific product or service, but also the support of an industry with a promising outloook
  • The CV Centre® is the UK's most popular CV consultancy, specialising in professional CV writing, LinkedIn profile writing and interview coaching.
  • The National Careers Service website provides careers advice and information on a wide range of jobs, training course resources and funding.
  • Rapport is the connection between two people; the spoken and unspoken words that say ‘we are on the same page’. In an interview situation you can employ numerous techniques to maximize the rapport between yourself and your interviewer.
  • The main aim of a covering letter is to encourage recruiters to read your CV. However, it needs to do a lot more than say, 'here is my CV!'. In short, it is the biggest chance you have to sell yourself.
  • Employers often use psychometric testing to vet potential employees and help them understand a little more about your personality and ability to fit into the role they are offering – and this type of testing is becoming increasing popular.
  • Writing a good CV is tricky: the message must be right but so must its appearance.