How to Write a Prize-Winning CV Profile

Top Tips to Maximise the Impact of Your CV with a Powerful Profile If constructed well, a CV profile can really give your CV the upper hand when it comes to standing out amongst a crowd. As you will know from our ‘The Art of a Fantastic CV’ blog, employers often spend no more than

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The Art of a Fantastic CV

Our top tips and tricks to help you make an impact using just the power of words! Employers can gauge a first impression of your CV after as little as 3 seconds of reading it, and often have just 10-20 seconds to skim through the rest of it. However, if you grab their attention from

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3 Ways to Measure Employee Loyalty

Defined as “demonstrating constant support to an institution”, company loyalty is a hard concept to measure. Humans are complex creatures who have sporadic feelings of loyalty – we’ve all be there, one day you’re in a great mood and love your company, the next is another story. Paired with the zero hour contracts and the

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How To Conduct Diverse Recruitment

According to Badenoch & Clark, one in five candidates have hidden their age, disability, social background or sexuality when applying for a job. This report also revealed that the majority of employees questioned do not believe their organisation embraces diversity or inclusion at a board level. So, how can you create an inclusive recruitment process

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The New Era of Talent Retention

There is an abundance of talent retention articles but they always spiral back to the same old stuff. Strong company culture, good perks, and career progression. While the foundation of talent retention, these features often overlook more specific details. Perks that helped retain older generations aren’t as efficient anymore. The new wave of graduates and millennials want

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Recruitment 101: The Basics of a Recruitment Consultment

Take a quick look at any graduate job board and you’ll see a reoccurring job, Recruitment Consultant. You might know somebody working in the industry already but even then you probably know very little about it. Recruitment could be for you if you are highly motivated and looking for clear career progression. But what is

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Is It Time to Make Your CV Visual?

Candidate applications are up by a whopping 55% but only 2% of applicants are actually getting an interview. The traditional CV no longer cuts the mustard. So, how can you make your CV stand out? By making it visual. Not a designer? No problem. There are a number of ways to make a CV for sore eyes.

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6 Signs You Should Quit Your Job

While everyone has a little trouble getting up on a Monday morning the feeling usually leaves at 10 am after a morning coffee. A little bit of disdain towards your organisation once in a while is normal. However, if the sense of dread to leave your bed appears to be growing it might be time to quit

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How To Use Your Online Presence to Attract Talent

Attracting top talent can be difficult. With the triggering of Article 50 and the ever-looming Brexit means jobs are harder to fill. Flashy perks might get candidates interested but how do you create an online presence that remains stable when the business environment changes? Whether you are a small company with 10 employees or something

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The Interview Questions You Should Never Answer

Earlier this month the BBC’s LinkedIn page posed a question: What’s the most outrageous thing you’ve ever been asked in a job interview? It garnered over 1,500 comments brimming with shocking, offensive, and just plain irrelevant interview questions. From, “what’s your favourite sandwich?” to “how many children do you have” the post highlights some pretty odd

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