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  • Interview Tips

    Posted on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 by heather DuhigNo comments

    Congratulations, you’ve impressed them with your CV & Cover Letter and now you’ve got an interview!   Interviews can be a daunting and scary process, with nerves often getting the best of people. However, we are going to give you all our tips for helping you perform on the day.   “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet” Bobby Unser   Preparation is the most important step in ...

  • EU Settlement Scheme

    Posted on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 by heather DuhigNo comments

    What is the EU Settlement Scheme? EU citizens and their families who live in the UK before 31 October still have until 31 December 2020 to apply for settled status. However, given the uncertainty in how the UK immigration system will work in a no-deal scenario, we recommend EU citizens apply before 31 October 2019. The EU Settlement Scheme allows you and your family members to get the ...

  • What is 'The Real Living Wage'?

    Posted on Thursday, October 3, 2019 by Heather DuhigNo comments

    What is the ‘Real Living Wage’?   The campaign for a Living Wage was started by Citizens UK in 2001, after discussions highlighted the affect low pay was having within London communities. After years of building support and notoriety across London, the movement went national in 2011 and the National Living Wage Foundation was established. The foundation set a ‘real’ living wage yearly, taking ...

  • Cover Letter Guide

    Posted on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 by Heather DuhigNo comments

    Cover letters are often overlooked by jobseekers, with some choosing to not send one at all.  It can seem tedious rewriting new cover letters for each job application, however a strong cover letter can really make you stand out amongst other candidates and get you to interview stage. To help you get the most out of your Cover Letter, we have outlined a simple structure guide to make sure you ...

  • Conducting a Skills Audit

    Posted on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 by Heather DuhigNo comments

    Conducting skills audits allow you to not only identify skill gaps in a company, but also highlight training needs amongst your staff. This information allows for more targeted training and development opportunities for your staff, which in turn helps to highlight any gaps you may need recruitment to fill.   Identifying the skill gaps Firstly, make a list of all the role types within the ...

  • CV Writing Tips

    Posted on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 by Heather DuhigNo comments

    When job hunting, the first thing you need to consider is the quality of your CV. Everything from layout and style to language and content will be taken into account when employers view your CV. To help with this process, we are going to give you quick break down of ways for you to create a professional CV.   Contact Details Keep this section short to save on space. Remember employers ...