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Seven recruitment trends to continue for 2019

Go mobile Earlier this year, Google announced they were moving to mobile-first indexing. Search engine optimization may not have been a top priority of recruiters in the past, but this update ...

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Half UK companies expect to recruit staff in 2018

Half of the companies questioned said they were aiming to increase pay at least in line with inflation in the coming year. Half of the firms expect to recruit staff next ...

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Do degree grades matter in the job-hunting process?

Warning to universities that they could be penalised in teaching quality rankings for handing out too many top degree grades. The University of Surrey has awarded first-class degrees to over 40 ...

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Your Interview Nightmares Revealed

Everyone has their own interview bugbears… But aside from just turning up late or an obvious lack of preparation, what are the worst things a candidate can do to guarantee rejection? We ...

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13 hobbies that look great on your CV — and one that doesn't!

Some people will tell you there's absolutely no place for hobbies on your CV — but then they'd be wrong. As the traditional career advice goes, you usually CV because they take ...

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The perfect storm.

Low unemployment, high employment, wages on the increase, and a generation of skills gaps going back to the 80’s. It seems a long time ago when we were gripped by ...

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REVEALED: Men more likely to lie on their CVs than women!

A recent survey of 2,000 office workers found that men were more likely to lie on their CV - with 42% admitting to doing so in the past, compared with ...

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Would you take your parent to an interview?

A recent survey from the UK’s leading independent job board, CV-Library, has found that 55.2% of 18-34 year olds have relied on their parents for help with job applications. Alongside this ...

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Seven Reasons Why Summer Is Good And Bad For Your Job Search

Summer is a great time for hiring – and not just for lifeguards or summer interns! It is a myth that companies do not hire as much during the summer ...

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How to deal with job application rejection

Technology has made firing off multiple job applications easier - but as well as more opportunities for success, there is also more chance of rejection. We wanted to know how experts ...

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