Graduates – What you need to consider before accepting your first job offer

Looking for that first job after graduating can be a daunting task. Depending on what subject you have studied you might need to decide on your career path as well as the usual choices re the company, role and team. If you’ve successfully navigated this and received an offer then congratulations! Before you go ahead […]

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 hasn’t researched them enough.   There are three main areas you should research; The company The interviewer The role   The Company Don’t just have a look at their […]

How to discuss why you’re leaving a job you hate

We recently had a candidate who, for very good reasons, hated the job they were in and had a very bad relationship with their current boss. This came across very clearly at interview and, unfortunately, from the feedback we received from our client, this was a very big factor in why he wasn’t successful.   […]

5 reasons why you should work for a start-up company

I have talked in a previous post about the fact that when job hunting, salary isn’t the only thing you should think about. The size of the company you want to work for is also important. There has been a lot of press coverage recently about the number of new companies that are starting-up over […]

5 things you need to prepare before your interview

There are loads of clichés about a lack of preparation; failure to prepare is preparing to fail and of course the 5 P’s (whichever version you choose). But they exist for a reason. Not preparing for an interview will seriously impact your chance of success. Here are the most important things you need to do […]
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