Category: Job Search and Interviews

What Employers Don’t Want You To Do At Interview

After submitting an impressive CV and a cover letter, it's interview time! This is your opportunity to really make a great impression on…

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How to Calm your Nerves Before an Interview

Sweaty hands, a thumping heart and a dry mouth. Do these symptoms sound familiar? Everyone knows what it feels like to be nervous…

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Good News Job Hunters: There Are More Vacancies Than Ever!

The latest official figures from the Office for National Statistics show that UK unemployment is falling, the number of people in work continues…

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Assessing Potential Employers: The Questions You Should be Asking Yourself

When searching for a new job you face being assessed by numerous employers. From your CV and application through to the final interview,…

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8 Common CV Mistakes that you Need to Avoid

It's surprisingly easy to make simple mistakes on your CV but once you've sent it off to an employer the damage is irreversible.…

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Are Greedy Graduate Job Boards Monopolising the Market and Limiting the Opportunities that Graduates See?

Every graduate faces the impending challenge of the job search. This can be an exciting time as they explore the promising career opportunities…

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5 Tips to Help You Sail Through Phone Interviews

In my previous article I questioned why more recruiters don't conduct face-to-face interviews and it was met with quite a mixed response. Many…

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5 Reasons why all Graduates need to be on LinkedIn

Every week our Consultants go on trips across the UK and meet with graduates. These are ambitious, driven and eager graduates who are…

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Introducing Bridgewater Club: An Innovative Candidate Experience

We are proud to announce the launch of our much-anticipated, exclusive candidate platform, Bridgewater Club. Every week our Consultants travel across the UK…

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4 Steps to Tackle your Graduate Job Hunt

Every graduate faces the looming experience of leaving the university bubble behind and breaking out into the real world of work, and this…

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6 Great Questions to Ask in an Interview

You are preparing for an interview: You've crammed information about the company into your brain, thought about the kinds of questions you might…

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Why don’t more recruiters insist on face-to-face interviews?

Too many recruiters rely on the informal chat of a phone interview to measure whether a candidate is suitable for a role. They…

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How to keep your job search discreet

Looking for a new job without jeopardising your current one is a tricky situation that many job seekers find themselves in. In order…

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Creating a Blog Can Land You a Job

Want your CV to stand out from the crowd, swimming rather than sinking in a sea of career-hungry candidates? Then why not consider…

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Why Use Psychometric Tests?

Last week I left a meeting with a new client and I was buzzing. A fantastic company, great USP, ambitious MD, loyal client…

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What Your Body Language Says About You

When at work or attending interviews, we always think carefully and consciously about what we are saying. However, what many people don't realise…

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The Apprentice: A Lesson in What Not to Say on Your CV

The candidates of BBC1's 'The Apprentice' are supposed to be the UK's top, up-and-coming entrepreneurs, battling for Lord Sugar's £250,000 investment. You'd expect…

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University may be over, but your revision shouldn’t be!

Much like exams, job interviews require research and preparation beforehand in order to achieve the desired outcome. Although this can seem like an…

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Social Media: How to make it work for you

Popular social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are a great way to keep in touch with friends and family, share…

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Make yourself more employable – advice from the experts

“What can I do to make myself more employable?” As Recruitment Consultants, this is one of the most common questions that we are…

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