Recruitment agencies, the epitome of the middle-man, are a common interface between employer and talent pool. They serve a purpose which can be useful to both employer and candidate… though it might not always feel that way. Continue reading How To Apply For Jobs Via Recruitment Agencies Without Losing Your Marbles
The ridiculously adorable internet sensation, Maru the cat, made getting out of boxes his speciality – and now he has over a gazillion YouTube views. But how to get one’s non-feline noggin out of the box and into an interview room?
So the thing is, no-one likes a boaster. It’s not cool, it makes a terrible first impression, and anyone in the near vicinity is likely to take the money for that drink they were going to buy you, and spend it on heavy clods of dirt to throw in your eyes. But dammit, it’s what you’re going to have to do. A good CV is a beautifully presented, unapologetic boast, and remember; people who exchange drink money for dirt clods are idiots and don’t deserve your attention. Continue reading 10 steps to writing the world’s greatest CV
Having previously written the post “How To Write A CV: 5 things to avoid” (go on, I implore you to take a look) – I thought it would only be right and proper and address the balance.
For better or for worse, here at Enternships HQ we’re privy to a lot of conversations around The Best Way To Apply For A Job. In a way, we like to think of ourselves as glorious employment spies, except that we’re rubbish at keeping what we learn secret, and our clothes are more colourful. With this in mind, we wanted to create a question check-list for our candidates, so that you can be sure every application you submit is face-explodingly brilliant. Continue reading 5 questions to ask before you submit an application
When thinking about how to write a CV, it’s always vital to make a good impression. This is your chance to offer a brief snapshot of your skill set, qualifications, best attributes and to detail why an employer should hire you. But are there things you absolutely shouldn’t do? We’re afraid so… Continue reading How To Write A CV: 5 things to avoid
So, Christmas is over; you’re fat, unattractive and your face is covered in what seems to be cranberries mixed with the innards of a discount cracker. This is no way to ring in the new year. It’s time to dust yourself off, remove that ridiculous jumper and look forward to 2013 – seeing as the Mayans got it wrong it looks like we’re charging relentlessly towards it. Continue reading 5 New Year Resolutions All Grads Should Keep
The art of the job search has evolved far beyond the simple CV and cover letter. These days, job seekers have a huge range of tools at their disposal that they can use to help them make connections and find work.
You probably heard it before. The way in which employers hire you has changed. A lot. Not only what they look at on your CV but how they do it as well. So how are you going to make sure they like what they see?