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How to use LinkedIn to find your next job

With over 700 million users globally, including recruiters and potential employers, LinkedIn provides a great opportunity for you to find your dream job. But this is only possible if you put the effort in to create a profile that stands out. Whether you’re creating a brand-new profile from scratch or updating your existing account, it’s […]

4 Important questions your CV must answer

Many job adverts attract tons of applications. So, what is it that will make your CV stand out from the rest? Your CV is your own personal pitch, an opportunity to answer all the questions that the hiring managers have about you. How well you answer their questions, will have a huge impact on whether […]

Six things to consider when you receive a counter offer

Companies always want to hold onto their top employees, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise if your resignation letter is followed by a counter offer. It can be quite flattering that your employer thinks so highly of you, and it is often quite common for the employers to try and convince staff to stay […]

Tips for starting your new job remotely

If you’ve recently accepted a new job offer, the likelihood is that you will be starting your new job remotely. It’s important to understand that the onboarding process is going to be a little bit different from the usual process if you were in the office.   STARTING A NEW JOB REMOTELY VS THE OFFICE […]

How to conduct a remote video interview

As COVID-19 once again forces more people to work from home, remote job interviews have become increasingly common. Whilst most hiring managers have been involved in online meetings of some type before, not all of them know how to conduct a remote video interview. For your business to thrive, it’s vital that you set up […]

How to manage a Remote Team: 7 simple tips

Due to the current circumstances, the majority of teams are now working from home and for some teams, this might be for the first time. It can be difficult for many managers to come to grips with this. You may feel like you do not have as much control over the situation or find that […]

The pros & cons of Flexible Working for your business

The majority of employers now understand that offering flexible working is part of the modern workplace. Those that do offer flexibility range from remote working, part-time employment, shorter hours, flexible leave, job sharing, and career breaks. Other employers who currently offer little flexibility cannot ignore the issue forever, and it’s always best to address it […]

How to adhere to IR35: 10 simple tips

With the controversial tax change IR35 being delayed to 2021, contractor/freelancer and businesses that hire them now have time to take steps to adhere to IR35 ruling.   What is IR35? IR35 (off-payroll working) is being implemented to prevent limited company contractors from avoiding tax when they are really employees. For example, if a sole […]

Tips for Recruiting during challenging times

Finding the right talent for your team is difficult at the best of times, but when times are tough (like they currently are during covid-19) it makes it just a little bit more difficult. But the most difficult of times can actually be a great opportunity to find some really top talent that usually isn’t […]

Essential Tips for your IT Contractor CV

The perfect CV will give a huge boost to your chances of being shortlisted and getting the job. However, writing the perfect CV that stands out from the crowd can be extremely difficult. To make things even more difficult, when applying for contract roles your CV will differ to that of a permanent position. In […]