Jan 6

New Year – new job?

Posted by Dave Griffith

Andrew was on vacation. Temporarily chilled out and lying in the sun it hit him – he didn’t want to go back to his old job and old routine. He hadn’t been happy for a while but he didn’t know what to do next. The day before he and Anne had caught up…

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Jul 19

Is the traditional CV a thing of the past?

Posted by admin

Our curriculum vitae used to be our ticket to employment. The exhaustive record of all we have achieved was the standard by which we were judged in the initial stages of our application for a job. A concise grammatically correct formal cover letter and a positive manner in an interview was good enough…

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Jun 30

The five biggest mistakes that job seekers make on their applications

Posted by Dave Griffith

With a tight job market and candidate pools for individual roles rising fast, it is surprising that so many applicants are making the same old mistakes and a few new ones. As recruitment professionals we process hundreds of applications and the trends in mistakes are alarmingly consistent. It is disappointing that after going…

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Aug 28

Tips for writing a winning CV

Posted by Dave Griffith

When it comes to putting your Curriculum Vitae together, cheap CV writer software can be a tempting option. It is useful especially if you are not a word processing genius. One of the dangers though is with most people using it there is a certain sameness about the layout of much of the…

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