Take your career to the next level

Finding a new job can be challenging, particularly as it isn’t something you do on a regular basis. You want to stand out from the crowd but how do you do this? Throughout the recruitment process there is a lot to navigate, from updating your CV, to interviewing and finally resigning. It’s natural to find this overwhelming and be unsure where to start.

For over 25 years we have helped job seekers to secure their dream job, providing career advice for technology professionals and support throughout the entire recruitment process. Our career advice guides have been created with you in mind to help make finding a new role as smooth as possible.

CV advice - How to write a successful CV

When writing your CV you should always remember it is your opportunity to sell yourself. Your chances of being invited to an interview are dramatically reduced if your CV doesn’t say why you are a suitable candidate.

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Top CV mistakes

Your CV is the first thing a potential employer will see when you apply for a new job so it is important to get it right. A well thought out CV could be the difference between getting an interview or not.

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Download our free CV template

Are you worried about writing your CV? Maybe you’ve been made redundant after working in the same job for years and you aren’t sure how to go about updating your CV. If this is you, you’re not alone. We talk to candidates like you every day and we understand that writing a CV can be a challenge.

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Job search tips

Searching for a new job can be an onerous task if you aren’t exactly sure what you are looking for. By planning your search and implementing our tips you could have a new job sooner than you think.

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Common interview questions

By preparing answers to typical interview questions you will feel more confident, and be able to deliver prompt and precise responses. Here are some typical questions you may be asked in an interview.

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Questions to ask in an interview

Here is a list of potential questions you could ask in an interview. The answers to these questions should help you qualify whether the role is going to be a good fit for you.

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Telephone interview preparation

If you have a telephone interview preparation is vitally important. Whether it’s an informal chat or a more comprehensive conversation preparing thoroughly will make you feel more confident and give you the best chance of making a good impression.

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Face to face job interview preparation

Preparation is essential to a successful job interview. Find out more with our helpful face to face interview tips.

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Video interview tips

Video interviews are becoming more and more popular, either as a first-stage instead of a traditional telephone interview or as an alternative to a face-to-face for candidates looking to relocate for example.

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Graduate guide to job hunting

As a new graduate you are unlikely to have years of relevant experience under your belt but this doesn’t mean you can’t secure your dream job. We have put together some specific tips and advice for graduate job hunters.

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Optimise your social media profiles

Recruiters and employers use social media to find suitable applicants but they also search social media channels to verify the facts on your CV, and to check out knowledge and attitudes expressed publicly. Optimising your profiles can help your job search.

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How to write an attention grabbing cover letter

Cover letters that create a good first impression are well constructed, don’t contain any spelling mistakes or bad grammar, and support what you are saying in your CV.

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Formulating a career plan

A career plan helps you realise what your ambitions are and what you want to achieve. Once you have this it is much easier to evaluate whether a job opportunity is worth taking.

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Resignation advice guide

Resignation and job offer acceptance email templates

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CV help

Need help with your CV? Top tips and advice from recruitment experts to help make your CV stand out from the crowd and get you selected for interview.

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