Headhunting from a candidate perspective

Many people think that a Headhunting company is just for executive and director level employment opportunites, however a headhunter can be used by any company for any level of job vacancy they have to fill – the goal is the same whatever level and whatever field/industry – get the best candidate for the job!

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Headhunting Private Medical

When headhunting within the healthcare industry or for cosmetic surgery and other kinds of aesthetic surgery, we are experts in putting together the people who have the skills with the people who need those skills. Headhunters will ensure that you get exactly the right people for the job you need them to do, by actively

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Careers In Web Design

With almost every business and organisation in the country having its own website, there is an ongoing need for designers who can create well-constructed and effective websites to provide information. Many companies now trade over the internet; mail order companies, in particular, create large, sophisticated sites that complement their printed catalogues.

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Careers In Computing

Almost every company and organisation in the country relies upon computing power to operate both effectively and efficiently these days. The number of personal computers in homes continues to grow as the price drops and the computing speed grows. There is no sign of this trend slowing down, in fact, research shows the opposite. What

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5 Subtle Ways to Sabotage a Job Interview

We all know that showing up late to an interview or dressing inappropriately can ruin your chances for a job. But what about the more subtle ways you might unexpectedly sabotage your job interview? Don’t let it happen to you! Here are ten common subconscious mistakes that many people don’t even know they’re making.

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Taking the first offer?

First, let’s get something straight. There’s nothing wrong with taking the first job you’re offered, as long as it’s the ‘right’ job. And what with parental pressures (“We’re not supporting you any more”, “It’s time you found your own place” etc), the burden of student debts and the desire to join your peers on the

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Hansie Cronje: Hero to zero

Fallen hero When South African cricket captain Hansie Cronje was accused of involvement with Indian bookmakers in April 2000, he said the allegations were completely without substance. Yet it took less than 90 hours for Cronje’s statement of wounded integrity to become a guilt-wracked confession of dishonesty. Six months on the situation has only got

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Managing debt

Going to college these days entails a serious financial commitment. Students graduating this year face average debts of 286, according to a survey conducted by Barclays. The research found that 80% of graduates owed money to the Student Loan Company, 61% to banks and 28% to credit card companies. The rising cost of tuition fees,

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Beating those post-finals blues

  The year after your finals can often be an incredibly depressing experience for which nothing has prepared you. So what can you do to keep your chin up during those dark days? Emma John and Catherine Courtney lift the lid on post-finals blues Putting off the time-consuming chore of job hunting while you’re knuckling

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Key ways to apply for jobs

There are many ways of applying for that prized job, none perfect and most designed to make it easier for the employer. Here forum talks through how candidates can maximize their chances of success Anything that makes it easier for employers to find the perfect employee should be good news for the candidate, because each should

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Let your CV do the talking

Have you ever wished your CV (resume) showed employers the ‘real’ you? In the current recruitment climate, getting the right message across on a CV is serious business. Wouldn’t it be easier if you could just tell it as it is? Well, believe it or not, that wish is fast becoming fact. Videotaped CVs are giving job

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Tactics of selection: the psychometric test

With ever increasing competition for the best undergraduates, companies are introducing ever more sophisticated techniques to identify the top candidates for their annual intake quotas. Employers are increasingly looking towards psychometric testing to assist in achieving the closet possible fit between their needs and the candidate’s qualities

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Tactics of selection: the first interview

  At the first interview stage of the recruitment process, the odds of getting the job are still very long. A candidate has met the academic and perhaps the personality profile the employer is looking for, but it is likely that anywhere up to 100 others have also passed this test – 100 to 1

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