News & Views From Our Cheltenham Recruitment Agency

Top 10 tips to improve your CV

November 13, 2018

Have you started your job search? Dusted off that old CV from your emails several years ago?  The first stages of seeking new employment usually start with finding the CV you had from your last role, and just adding a bit and then applying for multiple roles via a jobsite. This is how the majority of people apply for jobs and on average 250 applications are received for a particular role, so how do you stand out from the crowd? Hooray recruitment represents high quality candidates and we know what a great CV looks like – here are my top tips to improve your CV and increase the likelihood of that exciting first call back.

Hip Hip Hooray!

November 1, 2018

 

 

 

Hip Hip Hooray! Happy 1st birthday to us! THANKYOU so much to everyone who has supported us in our first year of business, it’s been fantastic and we are very grateful!

Top 8 questions for employers to ask candidates in an interview

October 24, 2018

  1. What attracted you to this role? 

This will tell you how much research they have done into the role and your company. You want a candidate who has a clear idea of what the role encompasses and why they would be successful in it.

  1. What are your main motivations? 

Are they looking to develop their skills with your company or do they feel passionate about the industry you operate in?

Interviewing tip – take your time!

October 10, 2018

 

 

 

A job interview can be intimidating and certainly make you feel uneasy. But stress can inhibit your ability to think clearly. Ensure you remain cool, calm and collected. This will help you to listen and better answer questions.

Know the company and jargon

September 5, 2018

 

 

 

Interview tip time! Make sure you do your research on the company by checking out their website and social media platforms. Making comment on some of their recent news or market sector will make you look credible and interested!

REC Membership complete!

August 3, 2018

 

 

 

 

Very pleased to announce we are now a member of the REC. The REC are the professional body for the UK recruitment industry and this membership hopefully demonstrates again how dedicated we are to adhering to the highest standards and practices.

Social Media Tip

August 1, 2018

 

 

 

A little tip for you – many hiring managers will look at social media accounts before selecting who to interview so make sure your accounts are squeaky clean 👊🏼

Eye contact

June 21, 2018

 

 

 

So important to make good eye contact in an interview situation BUT not too much!