Recent Posts By Victoria Watkins

LinkedIn Action Points For Aspiring IT Professionals

You aspire to a fast-track career in IT. You’re in a great role, but want to ensure you progress at a similar pace to your peers. One thing that’s key to achieving this is having a LinkedIn profile that truly sells you. Here we’ll be covering 4 things you must address if you’re ever to […]

How to Prepare for a Job Search in the New Year

  The bringing in of a New Year is a natural period for reflection. For many, it’s a time to kick start the job search in hope of new challenges, better working conditions, and more exciting opportunities. Whatever your reasons for starting your job search, the prep you do beforehand is vital. The steps you […]

The way contractors pay tax is changing – what you need to know

  The changes to Travel & Subsistence (T&S) tax relief were widely expected by the industry for some time but draft legislation was not released until 9th December 2015 and the final wording wasn’t released until the 16th March 2016. The Finance Bill 2016 comes into effect on the 6th April 2016. The aim of the […]

7 ways to get the most out of your LinkedIn profile

  Most people know LinkedIn can be a very powerful career tool, but not everyone knows how to make the most of it. One thing you should bear in mind is why people are actually using LinkedIn; to network, to build their career and to hire, including companies screening people who have applied to them. […]

HMRC is playing with IR35 again, and it could have serious consequences for all contractors

    I recently wrote a post about the mixed signals that the government is currently giving out to contractors, well it seems that those signals are becoming less mixed and more negative. There are rumours flying around about the government’s plans for IR35, thanks to leaks published in the Guardian and Daily Mail. If […]

We are looking to expand our team again; Junior Recruitment Consultant / Sourcing Consultant, Oxford

This is not your normal recruitment role. After two years of incredible growth and success, Corriculo, a values-driven IT Recruitment Agency is now seeking a talented Sourcing Consultant / Junior Recruitment Consultant to come and join our friendly team. Working as a Sourcing Consultant / Junior Recruitment Consultant, you will be responsible for finding the right […]

Ada Lovelace Hackathon – Saturday 14th November – 10:00 – 18:00 – Oxford Hackspace

  We are proud to be sponsoring the Ada Lovelace Hackathon at Oxford Hackspace Saturday 14th November 10:00 – 18:00 Oxford Hackspace, Oxford Centre for Innovation, New Road, Oxford, OX1 1BY.   Celebrate Ada Lovelace’s 200th birthday in style by joining the Ada Lovelace hackathon! We’ll be using the equipment and expertise of the Oxford […]

10 tips to make sure your interview is less “Trick” and more “Treat” this Halloween

  Here at Corriculo we have been working in the recruitment industry for over 40 years and during this time we have helped candidates through a LOT of interviews. Here are our top 10 tips for interview success;   Make sure you arrive on time. There is a balance here; you should never be even a minute late […]

Will any recruitment innovations ever actually become mainstream?

    Today is Back to the Future day and there’s been a lot of talk about which things that featured in the films have actually come into fruition and which haven’t. Hands up who has a hoverboard or self-lacing shoelaces? No-one. Oh well. Here at Corriculo we regularly attend recruitment expos and there are […]

How to research a company before a job interview

Everyone knows that you should research the company before an interview and it sounds simple but you’d be surprised how often interviewers feel that a candidate doesn’t know enough about them. There are three main areas you should research; The company The interviewer The role   The Company Don’t just have a look at their […]