October’s MD Interviewed in The Drum – Think Outside the Job Box

Our Managing Director, Lucy Simpson was once again interviewed by The Drum. We were asked for our expert opinion on creative CVs and using social media during the job search. Here’s what she has to say: “If you’re targeting specific companies or more business orientated sectors, the traditional two-page CV…
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August 27, 2013 | Posted in: CV, Digital, Everything October, In the Press, Job Interviews, Personal Branding, Social Media | 0 Comments

October’s MD in The Drum – How to Get a Job in the Industry

Our Managing Director, Lucy Simpson, was recently asked for her expert opinion in The Drum. She gave up some of her best secrets about how to make your online profiles look good to recruiters and hiring managers throughout the job seeking process. Here’s what she had to say: “Unless you…
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Lying On Your CV Isn’t A Good Idea, Have A Look At These Executives Who’ve Been Busted For Lying On Their Resumes

Did you know former Yahoo! CEO Scott Thompson lied on his CV causing him to step down from his position from the board of enterprise data company Splunk after being internationally shamed back in May this year? While his resume boasts 1978 degrees in both accounting and computer science from…
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November 8, 2012 | Posted in: Career Advice, CV, Job Interviews | 1 Comment

Is Video Interviewing The Way Forward?

 

September 20, 2012 | Posted in: Career Advice, Job Interviews | 0 Comments

How To Prepare For An Interview

You nailed the CV. The cover letter was top of the pops but the next step is the interview. Nerves are on the horizon; everyone is mentioning ‘First impressions always count’ so how the heck do you prepare for the interview? The first impressions you make on a potential employer…
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August 8, 2012 | Posted in: Career Advice, Job Interviews | 0 Comments

Question: “How to explain a big gap on my CV?”

The market is competitive at the moment. If you’ve read the news in recent months, the fight for good jobs and equally good talent is on. If you want to make your resume as appealing as possible to prospective employers. Most employers are looking for great talent to fill in…
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July 19, 2012 | Posted in: Career Advice, CV, Job Interviews | 1 Comment

The Weirdest Interview Questions

What’s the worst interview questions you’ve heard? We’ve heard our fair share of bad ones. Have you hard any of these from big corporations mentioned in the past? Google: How many golf balls can fit in a school bus? Microsoft: How much does a 747 weigh? Deloitte: Would Mahatma Gandhi have made a good…
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June 28, 2012 | Posted in: Career Advice, Job Interviews, Personal Branding | 0 Comments

Interview Techniques You Should Know Like The Back Of Your Hand

Making a good impression in an interview can get you the job or not. We’ve all heard of candidates who looked great on paper, perfect on the phone but were absolute disasters in person. In this competitive market, it’s essential to make the best possible first impression. Being interviewed can…
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June 28, 2012 | Posted in: Career Advice, Job Interviews, Personal Branding | 0 Comments

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