CV Advice

Your curriculum vitae (CV) or resume is usually the first point of contact between you and a potential employer. You want to create the right impression so they take your application to the next level. If it has been some time since you last wrote a CV you may need a quick refresher on the

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Presentation Skills

Success in an interview often comes down to how well you can present yourself and your material. You may also find that for more senior posts you are expected to give a presentation – which could be on any subject from the company’s last fiscal year to the first 5 years of your life! Here

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Job interviews – preparation

The most important thing to bear in mind when being headhunted is that although they know you are good you have to impress in your interview and generally the headhunting company will do the first interview and if that doesn’t go well that very well could be it!

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Recruitment in the Property Investment Sector

Many recruitment agencies will have you believe that finding the right person for the job is easy but the right candidates – talented, driven people – are often not looking for another position. Therefore you need a specialist headhunters like us who know exactly which companies look in and who within them to contact, as

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Find the right job for you

Deciding your career path is probably one of the biggest decisions you will make in your lifetime. Sure, you can change career, but it’s certainly worth taking a look at your options and putting together a viable career plan right from the beginning, before wasting precious time and money.

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NEGOTIATE YOUR BEST SALARY

The best time to negotiate your new salary is after you are offered a job offer and before you accept it. Knowing that your future employer is keen to hire you provides you with the perfect bargaining opportunity to claim the salary you deserve.

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RETURNING TO WORK

Whether you’ve taken some time off to start a family, travel or look after a loved one, returning to the workforce after a break from you career can be daunting. However, if you prepare in advance the transition should be a breeze.

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Top 10 CV Tips

Creating the perfect CV can be a challenge. Not only are you are relying on two pages to convey your personality, skills and experience but in today’s economy you’re up against more competition than ever.

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Acing your Job Interview

A successful interview, like a good CV is an opportunity to sell your skills. This is your chance to differentiate yourself from other candidates on the shortlist. Think about how your experience fits with the employer’s expectations and how you will demonstrate your responsibilities, accountabilities and successes. Prepare answers for likely interview questions, especially the

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Make Employers Come to You

Utilizing job listings, networking with people in your industry (and in other industries), and applying to companies you want to work at–these are all great ways to go after a job. But how can you make employers and recruiters come after you? We asked Career Rocketeer’s Chris Perry, a career-search and personal-branding expert, for five

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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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To Be Successful, Return to Basics

When the economy took a downturn at the start of the 1990s, my career — ironically, it’s headhunting — took a downturn, too. I have to admit I wasn’t ready for difficult times. But that rough patch was probably the best thing that could have happened to me. Today, amid another downturn, I’m sharing the

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Resist the Urge to Take Employees for Granted

We’ve been here before, the point in an economic cycle when managers need to take special care. The job market is awash with candidates and the competition for available jobs is intense; it’s a recruiter’s dream. This type of situation always encourages managers to become lazy about how they treat their employees. As business psychologists,

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