Top tips for landing a job in the City…and elsewhere

Oct 03, 13 Top tips for landing a job in the City…and elsewhere

Posted by in Blog, Employment, Job hunting tips

Last month I had the opportunity to attend Prospects in the City’s ‘Square Mile Jobs‘ learning event, a project aimed at helping unemployed workers in fringe boroughs to access City jobs. The event featured a panel discussion from three City employers – Garfield Cameron, Managing Director of Alpine...

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Jobseekers’ round-up: a ‘dead’ eager cover letter and a unique resignation…

Sep 14, 13 Jobseekers’ round-up: a ‘dead’ eager cover letter and a unique resignation…

Posted by in Blog, Jobseekers' round-ups

The good and bad thing about the internet is that nothing is private any more. You do something bad, someone’s bound to capture it and post it on cyberspace somewhere. You do something good, the same thing can happen – albeit slower, perhaps. This job-seeking round-up involves the bad, the good…….and the...

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5 tips to get your CV past HR

Feb 26, 13 5 tips to get your CV past HR

Posted by in Blog, Guest posts, Job hunting tips

HR teams generally have a bad rep in the world of job-seeking – they’re often perceived as the “mean” people who prevent your CV from reaching management and generally obstruct your job progress for the smallest of reasons. But apparently there’s a whole lot more to the HR role than that! In this week’s guest post,...

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How to beat the stats and land a job – 10 top tips from a recent graduate

Following on from last week’s post on why graduates should ditch graduate schemes in favour of more attainable options, this week I’ve invited Amy Burton, a recent graduate, to share the secrets and strategies that helped her to land her first job – just one month after graduating. [GUEST POST by Amy Burton] In the three...

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3 costly mistakes jobseekers make on cover letters

Jan 16, 12 3 costly mistakes jobseekers make on cover letters

Posted by in Blog, Cover letter, Job hunting tips

  What’s more important – having a good CV or a good cover letter…? The answer? Both! Cover letters are just as important as CVs because a good cover letter gets your CV through the door and a good CV then goes on to qualify you for an interview! If you know anything about my background, you’ll know I fell into CV...

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