How to handle job search rejection

It is often hard to take. You can either let yourself dive into a spiral of self pity or look at rejection in another way. Recruitment is a little bit like dating, the organisation and the candidate are trying to find a great match and in order to do this you need to interview several

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Signs of success at interview

At ISL Recruitment we work with you through the recruitment process. All too often people return from an interview with no real idea of how they have performed and anxious for us to make contact to obtain some feedback. An interesting article by Jeff Schaffzin neatly summarised some signs at an interview that your interview

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The 35 Rule – 35 Career Boosters Before You’re 35

At ISL Recruitment we’re always on the lookout for useful and fun articles. This article, by The Daily Muse Editor, talks about the 35 Rule. If you’re over 35 and can’t tick everything off the list, there is no need to hang your head in shame. This is simply a list of things we recommend

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How to Ruin a Job Offer

The recruitment process can be a long one, so when you finally find the perfect candidate or receive that great job offer it should be a moment when everyone is happy. Unfortunately, often at the final stages bad manners and over-zealous negotiation can make all the difference. An article by Lily Zhang  provides a list

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8 Steps to Changing Career

Need a change of career? If you already have an established career and a lifestyle to match this is probably going to be one of the most important decisions you make.

It’s amazing how little preparation people do before they close the door to their existing career and start the next.

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IT Recruitment ? Which jobs are likely to give you a pay rise?

According to the Office of National Statistics (ONS) slowly pay is on the rise. Sadly, it’s still below inflation for the majority of industries. An article by Zak Harper provides some interesting views on where to position yourself to secure above average pay rises: IT It’s fundamental to any business so people with technology skills

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Recruitment Consultants See A Rise in Assessment Centres

For roles where there are many applicants and budget allows, assessment centres are growing in popularity to quickly reach a handful of applicants for final interview. It’s often a daunting process for applicants, principally because little is known beforehand. Historically assessment centres were used principally for graduates. At ISL Recruitment we work with applicants to

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