Articles - 2015

How to get your CV to the top of the pile

Dec 2015

One of the best ways to get noticed is to guarantee that your cover letter and CV work hand-in-hand to show off your skills and personality.

How to spring clean your CV

Nov 2015

Ensuring your CV says all it needs to without going overboard on the details is a tricky balancing act, but get it right and you’ll create an excellent first impression that could really take you places.

The true cost of a bad hire

Nov 2015

Job interviews can be a daunting prospect – and not just for those hoping to land the job. Recruitment is a time and resource-intensive process and hanging over every recruiter’s head is the spectre of a bad hire.

Is the way you look affecting whether you're hired?

Nov 2015

What you choose to wear to a job interview can seriously impact whether you’re hired or not. Turning up to an interview for a financial advisor role dressed in dungarees and flip flops, for example, is a no-no. A sharp, smart look will boost your confidence and count towards that all-important first impression.

How to turn your weaknesses into strengths at work

Nov 2015

Forget about trying to subdue your weaknesses and focus instead on changing how and when you deploy them. It’s time to rewrite the rule book and see attributes conventionally classed as weaknesses in a much more favourable light.

Why all workers should think like entrepreneurs

Nov 2015

It takes a certain type of person to be an entrepreneur, yet there are no specific rules about the kind of venture they can turn their attention to and be successful at. From sole traders to self-employed owners of SMEs to the founders and figureheads of the biggest companies in the world, entrepreneurs can be found in every industry at every level.

How do successful people achieve more?

Nov 2015

Many successful people have similar approaches to life. They know how to make the most of the talents they do have and how to work around those that they don’t.

How to manage a bad boss

Oct 2015

Find out how to manage a bad boss