There’s no doubt, the job of a recruiter is to make sure you find the right next step on your career path. However, this cannot happen in isolation – you, the candidate, have a role to play too. In our last article ‘Three Things Your Recruiter Should Be Doing For You’, we laid out the three main elements you should be looking for in a recruiter. In this article, we address the three main elements you should be doing in order to give your recruiter the tools they need to find you your ideal next role.
The job of a recruitment consultant is to help you, the candidate, find a position that matches your skills and your requirements. In addition, they need to make sure the Practice culture is a good fit. Sounds relatively straightforward, but how should your recruiter be making sure that all happens? [Read more…]
Advice is one of those things people enjoy giving out. The idea is that it’s free, and they’re giving you the benefit of their wisdom, knowledge and experience. Often, advice is ignored, but over the years a few gems shine through, and we find we refer to them often. The same is true in job hunting – there are certain pieces of advice recruiters deal out regularly – all part of the service!
Being at an interview is never easy, but regardless of whether they are in a formal panel style or just a friendly chat over coffee, there are certain questions that will almost certainly come up. One area that you will definitely need to discuss is skills and competencies in the role you are applying for. [Read more…]
December is typically the time of year when people are thinking about Christmas: they’re shopping for presents, ordering the turkey, writing cards, picking outfits, and attending Christmas parties. New job? We’ll leave that until the New Year. [Read more…]