How to write a great CV

Does your CV pass the 6 second filter

Getting your CV noticed in 6 seconds  Many employers are inundated with CVs, so it’s not surprising that they have very little time to spend on each CV when they’re shortlisting candidates for new jobs.  It might come as a bit of a shock, but the time spent looking at applications and CVs can be…

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Tips to help you prepare for your interview

Interview tips

Did you know 52% of interviewers make their decision about a candidate in between five and fifteen minutes of the interview starting? Now you’ve been invited to an interview your preparation is the key to making a lasting impression. We share some advice and top tips about how to prepare for your interview and calm…

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Use LinkedIn to boost your job search

Linkedin profile

LinkedIn was created as an online social networking platform for professionals. You should use it to connect and forge productive and successful working relationships worldwide with professionals in your field. However, there are a number of elements where you can fail to follow the codes of conduct expected of a professional network which can damage…

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12 Tips on finding a new job quickly

Tips to find a new job

You’ve decided it’s time to start looking for a new job. To save yourself lots of time, it’s a good idea to have a targeted approach to increase your chances of finding something quickly and make sure that your next job is right for you. We’ve pulled together 12 tips to help you keep your…

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How temp work supports modern lifestyles

could temping support your lifestyle

Following on from recent surveys, it’s apparent that as individuals we’ve never been so busy. Juggling work, family commitments and other responsibilities can leave us feeling completely frazzled – but what if there was a way of restoring the perfect work / life balance? More and more people are tuning in to the benefits of…

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Preparing for your 1st day in your new job

1st day in new job

New Job – Make a great 1st Impression When you start your new job you only get one chance to make a great first impression, so make it count. Your first few days at a new job will set the stage for how both your manager and your colleagues view you and start to relate…

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How to write the ultimate covering letter

Writing a covering letter that stands out

Although the popularity of covering letters has waned in recent years, some employers still insist that you provide one or a covering email when submitting your job application. By ignoring their request and just applying without one, you run the risk of being perceived as someone who can’t follow simple instructions, are unable to create…

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Top 3 salary negotiation tips

Salary negotiation tips

With many workers across Staffordshire and Cheshire thinking of asking for a pay rise as the cost of living increases, you’ll want to make sure that you give yourself the best opportunity to land an increase to your pay with some of our top salary negotiation tips. Asking your boss to bump up your pay…

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Preparing for your online interview

Preparing for your online interview

Many job interviews are being conducted online now.  First round interviews are often held using Zoom, Teams and other conferencing technology.  So, are you ready to create a great 1st impression and perform at your next remote interview? We share some tips to help you prepare for you next remote interview on your computer. Check…

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Recruitment diligence for finance candidates checklist

When looking for a new position make sure you don’t make the same mistake other finance candidates make… do your due diligence!  Due diligence for finance candidates is one of THE most important elements of the job search process. Why it’s important to check out the details on your new employer? When you receive a…

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