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Friday Funnies

The 10 Silliest Answers Ever Given In A Telephone Interview

Before the main event of a face-to-face interview, it isn’t uncommon for companies to narrow down the pool of candidates by conducting an initial telephone interview. Having spoken to recruiters who have conducted thousands of telephone interviews, I’ve compiled a list of 10 of my favourite silly answers they have received to the simplest of […]

Posted on Feb 27, 2015
Candidate Tips

8 Essential Tips On Writing The Perfect Covering Letter

Covering letters can make the difference between your application getting binned or you getting an invite for an interview.

Here are our 8 key tips on how to build the perfect one, and to use as an opportunity to fill any gaps your CV might have.

Posted on Feb 24, 2015
Attracting Staff

4 Critical Mistakes Everyone Makes When Advertising a Job Online

There’s a science to advertising a job online. It looks easy, but getting it right and more importantly getting your ads seen by the right people, is tough.

Read our advice on the 4 main mistakes people make when posting online job ads and our tips on how to avoid them.

Posted on Feb 20, 2015
Friday Funnies

69 of the funniest things we’ve seen on CVs

Typos in CVs and Covering Letters are unforgivable… but some are hilariously funny and worth 5 mins of your time reading! Here are 69 real life examples

Posted on Feb 11, 2015
Friday Funnies

20 Worst Excuses for Throwing a Sickie

Have you ever had to ring work and feign illness over the phone? Did you put on your sick voice and did the boss believe your excuse. They might not have believed some of these though…

Posted on Feb 11, 2015
Candidate Tips

10 Soundbites that could ruin your CV

With so little space to play with on your CV, why waste it with meaningless cliches and soundbites? Here’s ten of the worst and how can get around them.

Posted on Feb 11, 2015
Friday Funnies

The 10 Most Annoying Work Colleague Traits

From the Grinch to the Skunk, we all have an annoying work colleague sitting close to us that gets on our nerves.

Read our breakdown of the 10 most annoying colleagues and see if you can recognise any of them.

Posted on Feb 4, 2015
Assessing Applicants

8 Ways to Spot a Liar in an Interview

Have you ever found it impossible to tell whether someone is lying in an interview?

If you’ve ever found yourself in that predicament, here is our guide on identifying who is lying, and who is telling the truth.

Posted on Feb 2, 2015
Friday Funnies

8 Amazing Ways to Quit Your Job

Admit it, how many times have you wanted to quit your job? Here’s what leaving with a bang looks like.

Posted on Jan 29, 2015

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