Once upon a time, you were 100% in control of what recruiting managers knew about you during a job application process. You submitted application forms and CVs, academic transcripts and perhaps details of publications. The recruiting manager only saw what you wanted them to see. Now it’s a different story….>
Jobseeking and Interview Tips
Recruiters are still sifting through applications and CVs during the lockdown, so now is a really good time to learn new skills to give your job application or CV some extra sparkle. We’re not talking about teaching yourself how to turn out the perfect soufflé or learn to tango (although…>
The prospect of completing a job application can be quite daunting at the best of times, and more so if you haven’t done one for a while or if you have several to do in a short space of time. The days when a large envelope containing the job description,…>
Following a successful marketing webinar last month, the team at jobs.ac.uk are hosting an Interview Skills webinar. This live webinar will cover a range of topics from, the importance of interview preparation to dealing with nerves, helping you secure your next role. Register for the live Interview Skills webinar on…>
Even though many of us are stuck at home, there’s no need to stop applying for academic or professional roles. Recruiters are still advertising jobs and shortlisting candidates for interview. It may feel like the world has stopped turning during these worrying times. However, recruiters always need the right people…>
With the Covid-19 Pandemic sweeping across the world you might be forgiven for thinking that this is not the right time to consider your career. But having some enforced time at home might provide the perfect opportunity not only to plan future moves but also to make sure your interview…>
If you are thinking of looking for a new challenge, here are some top search tips for finding a new role that will be right for you during these unprecedented times. Let’s face it – this is a very confusing and challenging time for so many of us. Yet, in…>
To ensure the greatest chance of success, hold your CV and cover letter up to a brutal interrogation against our 10-step application checklist. It’ll help to ensure you get the call to interview you want. Before you click send, we urge you to check that your application will cut the…>
Many people choose to do a postgraduate qualification for various reasons which can include to enter or progress within a career and furthering knowledge in a specific area.
According to the Office of National Statistics, the average length of time people stay within the same job is 8.5 years. Qualified job applicants normally spend at least a few months looking for new roles before landing an offer.