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Digital Marketing Interview Questions

26th May 2017 | Interview TipsJob Hunting

So you have found your perfect job within Digital Marketing, and have secured an interview. What now? Prepare, prepare, prepare is my main advice! Make sure you know the format of the interview, including what sort of questions you will be asked. Make sure you know who you will be interviewed by, where the interview will take place, how long it will take and when they are looking to make a decision. Speak to your recruiter to find out this information and make sure you ask lots of questions...

Short Notice Job Interview – 10 minutes read

11th May 2017 | Interview TipsJob HuntingUncategorized

Preparing for an interview is a time consuming task and it doesn’t always go according to plan. Sometimes you may find yourself invited to an interview at very short notice – the next day! Can you be fully prepared with just 24 hours’ notice? Here are a few tips on how to prepare for short notice job interviews.   Make time and focus While you might not be able to conduct perfect preparation that would enable your best interview performance, you can prepare to perform at a...

Contract vs Permanent work – Advice

8th May 2017 | Job HuntingUncategorized

Five minutes read Switching to Permanent: Switching from Contract work over to a permanent position can be a tricky transition. Employers are normally hesitant to take on a contractor for a permanent role as it raises the concern of commitment. I would recommend having your reasons for wanting to make the switch very clear as a lot interviewers will want to dig deeper to make sure they are making the right decision.  Switching to Contract: Leaving a permanent role for a contract...

5 Inspiring & Motivational Movies for Job Seekers

5th May 2017 | Job HuntingMotivational

5 Inspiring Movies for Job Seekers - We all know what it feels like: Job hunting in itself, seems like having a full-time job. Preparing for an interview, getting the interview and waiting for feedback, alltogether can be a daunting experience. This means that you need to keep your spirit up all the time and create an encouraging environment around yourself. Try to see your supportive friends more often, take up a regular exercise habit, read more inspiring books or watch uplifting and...

IT support job interview questions

3rd May 2017 | Interview Tips

If you are preparing for an IT support job interview, here are a few questions and tips on ‘how to answer’ and shine at the interview. Be interested in the company and do your homework A lot of candidates attend interviews ready to talk about their CV, skills and experiences and what they can bring to the table, but they forget to be interested in the company as well as the role. Potential employers are interested in candidates who have taken a real interest in working for their...

How to lose a great job within an hour – 10 min read

21st April 2017 | Interview Tips

The average time that is considered for an in-person interview is about 45 to 60 minutes. That is why it is so important not to make the wrong impression. With that in mind, here are 10 things you should avoid in a job interview. Poor body language Your eye contact, facial expressions, handshake and posture can all hinder, or help your chance of succeeding the interview. Apparently the two most common interview mistakes are failing to make eye contacts and not smiling. It is a fact that...

Master the art of email job applications.

24th March 2017 | Job Hunting

We are all familiar with online application forms. The ticking of boxes, filling in the relevant information and off it goes. But what about when an employer requests you email them your application? Suddenly all the required fields disappear and you’re left trying to establish how to make your application stand out. 5 Top tips to master email job applications Don’t fret, we’ve compiled a list of 5 top tips to help you… 1. Follow the job description The most important part of a...

From student to young professional: What to expect

17th March 2017 | Job Hunting

When fresh out of university it can be incredibly daunting as you peer around the door to working life. The start of your career is an exciting time, but it’s important to know what to expect as you transition from full time student to a young professional. So, here are our top 3 tips on making that switch from student pjs and last minute lectures to a valued member of staff. Be prepared to build your student stamina Who’d have known that day-to-day work doesn’t include time for a...

The CV golden rules to live by

8th March 2017 | Job Hunting

The job market has always been highly competitive. Finding a new job is onerous for most, but with a little fine-tuning your CV can help secure the next step: a job interview. Once you’ve got a foot in the door, the rest is up to you. Without a CV that really shows off what you can do, you’re essentially undervaluing yourself as an employee. Which is why we’ve compiled a quick list of CV golden rules to help make job applications easier. Don’t over complicate its presentation As...

5 Tips for recruiting better candidates

27th February 2017 | Recruiting

There is nothing more frustrating for a recruiter or employer than spending hours sieving through candidates that aren’t quite what you’re looking for. Although on the flip side, when you do find that perfect candidate with all the skills you could dream of, you’ll be glad you took our tips into account. To help you recruit better candidates we’ve compiled a list of five tops to fine-tune your search… 1. Be accurate in your job listings If you don’t make your job...