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Portraying your Personality in Job Interviews

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates, Recruitment

Your personality is what makes you unique; by sharing your skills and interests with your colleagues, you can develop positive working relationships, progress your position, and reach your career goals. But when it comes to job interviews, many candidates shy away from being their true selves.

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How to Job Hunt When You’re Still Employed

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates

We’ve all experienced feelings of frustration and unhappiness at work, but what happens when you know it’s time to move on? Financially, staying in your current job while finding a new one seems logical, but there has long been a taboo surrounding job hunting when you’re still employed.

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Are Multiple Interviews the New Normal?

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates, Recruitment

Imagine the scene – you find the perfect role, put your all into your application, receive an invitation to interview, and manage to wow the panel with your responses. Great job! Then comes the call for a second interview, a third, a fourth… so the question is, are multiple interviews the new normal?

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First Impressions Count: Top Tips for CVs and Interviews

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates, Training & Development

Did you know that it takes under a minute for a recruiter to judge your CV? And interview selections can be just as swift due to increasingly tighter deadlines on hiring new employees. As a job seeker, creating an application that stands out from the crowd can make all the difference to your success.

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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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