Monday, 17 July 2017
when to walk away from a job offer
You have applied for dozens of jobs, and after all of your efforts, you have finally been offered a role. Congratulations! That's great news! But now it's up to you - how do you know when a job is perfect for you and when you should walk away?
Wednesday, 21 June 2017
how to choose the right references
Your choice of references can sometimes really make or break your chances of employment, so it’s important that you choose them carefully.
In some instances, such as if you are new to the job market, you may not have many options when it ...
Monday, 1 May 2017
how to get noticed by a recruitment agency
It can be tough to get recognised when you start looking for jobs. However, it's important to know job agencies can miss your application for a number of reasons that are entirely within your control.
As recruitment specialists, we look for ...
Friday, 28 April 2017
a video guide to preparing for an interview
At Randstad, we understand that every interview can be very different, but we do know that all of them require a considered approach and great preparation.
It can seem a little daunting at first, but by preparing for your interview well in ...
Friday, 21 April 2017
how to become a standout candidate
The interview stage is one of the most daunting stages in the application process. But the first thing to remember is once you’ve made it to the interview stage you’ve done really well to get this far – you’re halfway ...
Wednesday, 19 April 2017
interview tips part 2: at the interview
It’s the day of your big interview and you want everything to run smoothly. Get a refresh on your interview technique by reading these all-important “on the day” tips.
There are some important things to remember on the day ...
Saturday, 15 April 2017
how to win at Skype interviews
As technology develops there are new obstacles to face, and embracing the “Skype interview” is one of those challenges. Skype is one of the major platforms, among other video conferencing tools, that recruiters and employers now use to ...
Friday, 14 April 2017
interview tips part 1: the preparation
When you reach the interview stage of an application process it means you are just a conversation away from securing that job. Getting the job now depends on how well the interview goes, so there’s no pressure!
With the right preparation ...
Friday, 24 March 2017
how to ensure that job is yours!
There are a number of reasons why people land jobs – but luck generally isn’t one of them. Most candidates that are successful in securing their dream job have worked tirelessly to get there. They have been organized and prepared at ...
Friday, 27 May 2016
5 questions job seekers should ask during an interview
You've qualified for an interview, good going!
If you've gotten far enough into the recruiting process that you're sitting down in front of a hiring manager, this is your shot to put the job in the bag.
The pressure is on, you're in the hot ...
Monday, 20 July 2015
application tips for IT jobs
IT professionals develop systems and provide diagnostic analysis for technical processes and procedures. It is an educated position that requires candidates to come equipped with a solid academic background along with a proven skill base of being ...
Thursday, 16 July 2015
how to succeed at interview
Basics and Essentials
Know your CV
The employer is likely to have your CV in front of them. As part of their research they will have read through your CV and potentially marked questions or areas where they want more information and would like ...
Friday, 21 March 2014
resigning & your reputation: part 1
It can’t be the year of the career without a few changes. Of these changes, the inevitable resignation is one of the most difficult career challenges to navigate. It requires a certain amount of sensitivity and awareness that may not come ...