Top Interview Tips

Top Interview Tips   So you know how to find your way around the job boards, you found your recruitment agency, wrote your CV. The hard part is over, right? Actually, getting an interview is by many considered the ‘easy part’. However, with our professional top tips, you will be able to prepare for your…

TOP TIPS HOW TO WRITE A CV

TOP TIPS HOW TO WRITE A CV So, we already know that we are looking for a new job and we already understand how job boards work. What we need to do to make sure we are visible ‘in the sea full of fish’ (meaning other candidates applying for the same roles as you do)…

LOOKING FOR A JOB ON JOB BOARDS

So, Christmas is here. The ever-so-exciting time of the year, when we look back and sum up our achievements, our failures and ask ourselves what could we improve? Maybe I could have hit the gym a bit more often. Maybe I could have booked that holidays but was always too busy. Maybe I could have…

HANDING IN YOUR NOTICE—SO LONG, SUCKERS*!

HANDING IN YOUR NOTICE—SO LONG, SUCKERS*! *please do not start your letter of resignation with “So long, suckers!” **…maybe sign it off that way though Well, well, well—check you out, super star! You’ve only gone and bloody done it, you’ve landed the job you wanted! Kudos. You’ve competed against numerous other candidates—some who didn’t even…

Millennials, (finally) tongue tied?

Millennials, (finally) tongue-tied?   It does ring slightly bizarre that as the smartphone continues to propel in popularity, their original prime purpose of phone calls has plummeted in prevalence. Millennials are opting instead for the more modernised form of communication: text. The text comes to us through an obscene number of apps, all accessible through…

Twelve Fridays!

 12 Fridays –Don’t find yourself caught in the equivalent of a raucous recruitment Black Friday sale– Whether you agree with the marketing or not, we are all waiting for–if you haven’t seen it already– the Christmas campaigns on the high street or on the TV. My moment came after school last week when my son…

Workwear: what to wear?

Workwear: what to wear? What is acceptable to wear for work? For the last decade or so, it’s been a topic for hot debate and it seems that the boundaries are forever changing. There used to be a time when, without a doubt, a man would wear a suit jacket, shirt and tie in the…

Suicide in construction – let’s talk

Suicide in construction – let’s talk In recent times, worrying figures have emerged about the national suicide rate, in particular within the construction industry. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the risk of suicide among low-skilled male laborers, particularly those working in construction roles, was three times higher than the male national average.…