Expert Job and Career Advice

If you are looking for a varied, well-remunerated and challenging career then recruitment is one well worth consideration.


Your job search will improve when you know how to read the adverts that recruiters post. There are two ways by which recruiters advertise. Whatever field your job search is in, the process is similar for print media and the internet.

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Many Job Search techniques, particularly those based on networking are highly successful. But sadly there are some ways of looking for a job which stand little chance of success, yet which crop up time and again. These are the five most common errors: 


The importance of using recruiters as part of your job applications . If a recruiter feels they can earn a fee through you they can be helpful. But if not, you are unlikely to find the relationship very productive. Nevertheless, even though networking remains the most likely route to getting a job, recruiters still handle a good number Read more…


Choosing the right recruiters to apply to is essential when making job applications . As with all things, a trusted recommendation is worth more than any amount of advertising. Speak to your friends and colleagues about which recruiters they have used for their job applications and whether or not they would recommend them. In the absence of Read more…


In your job search it helps to know a little about the different types of recruiters. There are three main types: selection, search and contingency. Selection This is when the recruitment agency advertises to attract suitable candidates and might run assessment centres before creating a short list of suitable people for the employer to interview. This is Read more…

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A successful job search involves defining your targets. Otherwise you spend your time chasing jobs you don’t really want; and you increase your chances of missing the few opportunities that are right for you. There are two types of job search. And two types of job seeker. There is the reactive job seeker, so called because he or she Read more…

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