IT Recruitment – Top 7 Career Benefits from a Solid Network

  Many IT roles are secured through industry connections. Whilst a strong network may not always produce the career opportunities you are looking for at a particular time, it will provide you with current industry information and a place to seek guidance. An article by Heather Huhman highlights a few of the advantages of having

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Recruitment Consultant Tip – Management or Specialist?

It’s a common problem across many professions. You spend years training and gaining experience in a particular field, and then find to progress any further you need to go down the management route and away from the “front line” work you enjoy. For some people the thought of moving away from doing the hands on

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Recruitment Consultant Tip – The 2nd Job Offer Dilemma

Everyone knows job hunting can be a long and often tedious process. It’s not surprising that when we finally receive a precious job offer, most of us immediately accept. But what should you do when you’ve accepted a position and another offer comes through which is even better……. It’s a good problem to have, but

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Recruitment Consultant Tips for Promotion

Before you take the plunge externally, it is important you look at opportunities with your current employer so you can compare external opportunities. You need to objectively be able to answer the “Should I stay or should I go?” question. At ISL Recruitment we always take the long term view with applicants. We know that,

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6 Words to Avoid on Your CV

We all know the importance of CVs and know that ultimately a CV may be one of many being reviewed, and yet when we sit down to update our CV we often find ourselves defaulting to cliché phrases. Is this because we view these clichés as the professional language of CV writing? The reality is

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How Project Management is Changing

Project management has only been recognised as a career in the last 20 years, but as the world has become more competitive and organisations more complex an enormous market of people and tools has developed. Historically, a project was thought of as a defined set of tasks with a target date for completion. The project

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