Advancing your Career as a Recruitment Consultant

Recruitment consultancy is still a relatively young industry in the grand scheme of things. It is now a popular profession for people who like to keep busy, achieve results and work with a range of people. If you get into recruitment and really enjoy it, there are also plenty of options for career progression. You just need to make sure you work for the right agency. When you go for your interview, you should ask about career progression and the options on offer. This will show…

Finding the Right Recruiter for you

A recruitment agency will help you find a job that is well suited to your needs - as long as it is well suited to theirs as well. You will find that you get the right kinds of opportunities when you work with the right recruiters, who are actively recruiting in the fields where you would like to work. If you are interested in a certain sector, or you work in a certain type of job (marketing, HR, teaching etc) then it always pays off to…

The Right Way to Recruit for your Business – Online Advertising

There is a lot of potential online when you are advertising for new members of staff to join your business. The internet provides the perfect platform to recruit the right employees, giving you the chance to find the people who will be a good match for you and your team. When you advertise a job online, you will reach a whole new group of candidates. Nowadays, people look for jobs in different ways. These are some of the most popular ways for people to search for…

Standing your Ground in a Busy Job Market

As more and more people go to college and earn university degrees, competition for jobs is higher than ever before. However, don't let this intimidate you. If you are a good candidate for a job, make sure your potential future employer knows this. Stand your ground, stand up for yourself and show them what you have got. If a job sounds interesting to you, then don't ever be afraid of applying for it. This is especially true if a recruitment agency is recruiting on behalf of…

How to Start a New Job Successfully

Starting a new job is always going to be a little daunting. Will you get on with everyone? Will the work be too challenging? Will you like working for the company? There are lots of variable that could affect your experience. However, if you follow these tips, you are more likely to be successful: Be positive. Don't complain or act like you cannot do the job. It is all about mental attitude. If you believe you can succeed, others will too. Be friendly. Smile at people,…

How to Find a Green Career

There are a number of ways to look for a job within green industries. It’s a fast growing sector, and there are plenty of career opportunities out there. First of all, it’s always a good idea to have an up-to-date CV to hand. Most employers will require one, so before seeking out opportunities, be ready to show prospective employers what you can do. Careers fairs and targeted recruitment events are a popular way to learn about new job opportunities, so have a look for some in…

Waiting for a Call Back

When job hunting one of the most anxious points is when you're waiting for a call-back regarding an interview. It could be leading to a second interview, a job, or a "thank you for your time, but we don't feel that you're a good fit", and the waiting game can be a pretty stressful experience. Dealing with this situation can only get better by continuing to explore your options. If you know that you have a number of different options then you're less likely to focus…