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Jobs & Careers magazine | January 18, 2018

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Being authoritative in the interview process

February 23, 2015 | 1

The interview process is daunting for anyone. Regardless of an individual’s professional history or even how many times they have been to an interview, everyone will have some form of anxiety ahead of such a meeting. However, it’s important to … Read More

Top tips for graduate interview success

August 13, 2014 | 1

The interview process doesn’t have to be daunting or difficult, with the right frame of mind and preparation. The only person stopping you from interview success is you.

If you have been invited for your first interview, that means you’re … Read More

Perfecting your posture for interview success

July 10, 2014 |

Aimee Carmichael, from recruiter Morgan McKinley, explains why posture counts in an interview situation…

As a well-prepared job hunter you’ll no doubt spend some time thinking about how you’ll answer those all-important interview questions, but what you may not realise … Read More

Nail the job you’ve always wanted!

February 28, 2014 |

Rather than thinking about an interview as a daunting audition, see it as a powerful catalyst for your future.

And when the inevitable tricky questions start, you’ll be ready! The book, Nail That Interview by recruitment consultant, Tim Vincent, (£9.99, … Read More

An employer perspective: how do we view professional qualifications and certifications?

February 13, 2014 |

From an employer perspective how do we view professional qualifications and certifications?

  1. Professional qualifications/certs – what do we mean by this? What does this cover?
  2. Why are they important to us as an employer?
  3. How do we support people … Read More

Job applications: Online vs Face to Face

December 4, 2013 | 1

Job listings have changed considerably since the days of newspaper classified ads. With online CV’s and profiles becoming increasingly popular, you can now apply for hundreds of jobs at a time with the click of a button, without meeting anyone … Read More

Preparation, Passion and Posture

December 3, 2013 |

Regardless of your interview experience, sitting in the hot seat can be a nerve-wracking time. Worrying that you’ll make a good personal impression as well as efficiently citing your professional ability is enough to make anyone shake.


Using time … Read More

Five pieces of career advice you should probably ignore

November 6, 2013 |

During your job search, you will have been given tons of career advice, most of which is extremely outdated or inaccurate, and so no help to you whatsoever. Of course your CV can be longer than a page, and although … Read More

How to look the part – first impressions count

September 24, 2013 |

Congratulations! You’ve secured a job interview and preparations are under way. It’s very important to take the time to research the company, look in detail at the job overview and plan answers to common interview questions.


However, planning your … Read More

How to make your application stand out from the crowd

September 24, 2013 |

Creative Skillset tells you how to first master the basics and then stand out from the crowd.

With the Office for National Statistics (ONS) recently announcing that long-term unemployment has hit a 17-year high, and figures revealing that graduates in Europe … Read More