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Working In Manchester

By on May 3, 2017

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I recently collobarted with Just Moved To – a fantastic website for people new to┬áthe North – in writing a post about Working in Manchester and what to expect. I moved to Manchester back in late 2015 and have spent the last two years working in the recruitment sector! Hopefully, by this point, I know a little bit about the Manchester employment scene. If you’re new to the Northern Powerhouse or just wondering what the market is looking like, hopefully this post can help you out! You might also be interested in my recent posts on CV tips & interview do’s and don’ts!

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How To Make Your CV Stand Out From The Crowd

By on April 29, 2017

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A big complaint I hear from a lot of job seekers is that they feel like their CV isn’t getting looked at. They submit it to jobs, wait to hear back, and never do. How do you know that they’ve even seen what you have to offer?

An important thing to remember is that recruiters – both internal and agency – will often receive hundreds of CVs (not an exaggeration) and have very limited time in which to assess them. A lot of these applications will be from people who are completely inappropriate for the role and just eat into the already precious time. How can you combat this to ensure you get the best chance of success? Stand out.

Read on for my top tips for writing your CV!

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How To Ace That Interview

By on April 19, 2017

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Interviews, eh? Everyone hates them. Stressful, nerve-wracking, and you never really come away feeling like you really represented the true you.

They don’t have to be like that. I promise.

I’ve been on both sides of the interview process – the interviewee and the interviewer. I’ve worked in recruitment in a few guises new for about two years, both as a recruitment consultant and as part of an internal recruitment team and I can promise you – pinky swear – they don’t have to be torture. I’ve put together my top tips on how to smash your interview, and I’ll get a post with essential CV tips up soon too!

Do you have any essential interview DO’s or DON’T’S? Leave them in the comments below!

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