Avoiding Age Discrimination Part 2 (v2)

Avoiding age discrimination on your CV – Part 2

Following on from our recent article regarding avoiding Age Discrimination on your CV  brought many follow up questions which highlights  how much of an issue this is. This article aims to address these questions.   Some of the areas many of you were concerned about were: Appearing dishonest Some of you felt that, by structuring your CV in the way advised, avoiding …

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CV vs LinkedIn

There has been an increasing debate over if you should use your LinkedIn profile to apply for jobs and whether CVs are now becoming outdated and no longer relevant. For the avoidance of doubt, we provide both CVs and LinkedIn profiles, and therefore I have sought to be unbiased in my opinion. Firstly, I think both CVs and LinkedIn profiles …

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Tips to keep a healthy mind-set when job searching

Job searching is an intense process where you can experience a wide range of feelings. There c  an be feelings of frustration, excitement, disappointment, hope and rejection. However, while you are job searching it is important to remember that it is NOT personal. Many people feel like they are never going to find a job and feel like there is not much out …

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Should you use a Recruitment Agency? We speak to two recruiters on how they can help

Following on from our last blog article regarding How to work effectively with recruitment agencies, we arranged to discuss this with James Peters, the Founder and Director of recruitment agency JustRecruit.  James kindly provided us an insight into recruitment agencies and how you should approach them when looking for your next career move. See our interview with him below. Can …

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How to complete a job application form effectively

More and more companies are now using application forms in their recruitment process as this provides a consistent platform to collate the same information for each person that applies. While a CV is still very important to have as it is still widely used, an application form gives the recruiter the opportunity to ask the specific information they require and …