Breathe! Easier said than done, right? If you’ve been made redundant it can create financial strain, personal stress and mental health issues but it can also allow you to re-evaluate your situation. As 2020 rolled on, more and more people were made redundant, dealt with numerous restructures and closures and simply lost the traditional sense of security which once existed in permanent employment. So what do you do if you’ve… Read More »I’ve Been Made Redundant, Now What?
With Covid-19, much like everything else in the world, workplaces have had to adapt and change like never before. Both employers and employees are changing what they expect from each other and priorities have shifted. With that in mind, this month we explore how the workplace is changing in 2021 and beyond. If 2020 has proven anything, it has proven that flexibility is now an essential requirement for organisations. We have… Read More »How The Workplace Is Changing In 2021 And Beyond
How would you set your children up for true career success? In a perfect world, when it comes to choosing an occupation, we would have only two priorities: 1. To find a job that we enjoy2. To find a job that pays us enough to cover the reasonable needs In reality, when it comes to choosing a job, three additional concerns can creep in: 1. We need to find a… Read More »How To Set Your Children Up For True Career Success
If you’re uncertain about your job or career goals then you might consider engaging the services of a career counsellor or coach to help you clarify your situation. A coach will work with you to help with immediate needs like writing a resume or cover letter and finding a job. They may also provide guidance on longer-term plans for your career, including planning for a transition to a new career or phasing into retirement. So read on to… Read More »How to Find and Choose a Career Counsellor or Coach
So, you’re looking for a job? Join the queue mate. Literally! You know there’s a boat-load of people, just like you, looking for a job but these days, it’s far and few between that the person you’ll be working for is actually in charge of the initial process of getting you in the door. So how do you go about getting them to work best for you? Read on for… Read More »How To Win Over A Recruiter
One of the biggest challenges when job hunting is when you have to partner with a recruitment agency. Believe it or not, it’s a two-way relationship. You’re their most important commodity, so they need to follow through on what they promise. Similarly, you need to provide them with all the information they need to make your candidacy shine. So, how do you manage the relationship with your recruitment agency? Here… Read More »How Do You Manage The Relationship With Your Recruitment Agency?
We’ve all sat through awkward and difficult interviews, I’ve even asked if we could just finish up when I was a candidate once and I must admit I was very proud of myself. One of the most difficult things as a recruiter, whether agency or internal, is to manage and work with a difficult hiring manager. Here are some examples of bad interviewers and why interview training works. This is… Read More »Bad Interviewers And Why Interview Training Works
It’s all about finding the right person to meet the job and culture requirements but at the end of the day, you have to like each other and build an honest relationship for anything to turn into a long term relationship. Here are our reasons why recruitment is like dating: Someone has to make the first stepIt could be you have applied online directly, a recruiter has recommended you or… Read More »Recruitment is like dating
Everyone has their own opinions on this topic and it is a decision that needs to be made by the individual. It can either be an external force or an internal force that drives this decision. The main reason people say they’re leaving a position is because they are unhappy or not enjoying the position but the main question is, why are you unhappy? Often people say they’re unhappy with… Read More »Good Reasons For Leaving A Job
Let’s be honest, we’re all told the same top interview tips to succeed in an interview: Research the company Ask the right questions Dress professionally Use the right language Have references ready Always use workplace experience 2020 has been a challenging year and the way business is run, the hiring process, team structure, and the skills required to succeed have changed. Keeping that in mind, not only do businesses need… Read More »Top interview tips if recruiters were honest with you