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Writing CVs – Top Tips for Jobseekers

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates, Recruitment, Training & Development

A CV is a written summary of your skills, achievements and experience, condensed into a one to two page document. Although there is no one-size-fits-all solution to writing a CV, this document should always be clearly formatted, appropriate in length for a recruiter to skim read and, most importantly, tailored to the role or industry you are applying for. Not sure where to start? Here are some basic rules to follow:

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How to Have a Successful Video Interview

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates, Employers, Recruitment

Whether you are looking for new staff or searching for your next role, investing time and energy into the job interview process is crucial to success. Key Appointments are here to help make video interviewing both efficient and enjoyable with our video interview tips.

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Work effectively from home by "zoning"

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates, Employers, Workplace Wellbeing

If you are now in the stage of working from home, you may be having to evolve into this physical and emotional space, acclimatising to this new style of working.

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Celebrating 10 years of sourcing talent

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates, Company News, Employers

We can hardly believe it; Key Appointments is ten years old, and we’re celebrating. With so many businesses failing to make it to five years, we’re proud of how our business has gone from strength to strength over the last decade.

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Saying it by email: tips for effective written communication

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates, Employers

How many times have you misinterpreted an email, thought someone was being rude when they weren’t, or been completely confused by what was written?

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Preparing for Interview Success

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates

If you’ve been applying for new jobs or have your CV available for recruiters to view on the online recruitment sites, hopefully the next step will be for you to start attending interviews.

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10 Top Tips for finding that dream job

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates

new year usually means a new start for a lot of people. Reviewing career goals and embarking on the search for a new job is up there with all the new year resolutions to lose weight and get fit.

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What does your Social Media presence say about you?

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates

Most companies and organisations have a social media presence these days and it is becoming more important for them to protect their brand online. These days that also means knowing about what their employees and potential employees’ social media presence is and what they are saying and posting online.

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Marketing yourself with a great CV

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates

Although some companies are adopting new and creative ways for candidates to apply for their vacancies, a CV application is still the most popular way for companies to assess the suitability of candidates against a specific vacancy.

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Job Searching: How to Learn from Rejection

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates

The chances of landing the first job you apply for after Uni are slim (but not impossible). Luck plays a big part. Job searching can be demoralising over time when you don’t find what fits. The intensity and mundanity of the process can sap your energy. How can you learn from rejection?

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