Why Can't I Find A Job?

Why Can’t I Find A Job?

Why Can’t I Find A Job?   Looking for a job is rarely an ego boosting experience.  No matter what stage you are in your career.  No matter how much experienced or how much boundless enthusiasm you possess.  Finding a job can be a challenge.  Job seekers face knockbacks and rejection in an unforgiving job…

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How To Prepare For An Interview

How To Prepare For An Interview

How To Prepare For An Interview   So, like a relentless Duracell Bunny you have been sending your CV to every corner of the job market.  No job advert, no HR Manager and no organisation has failed to receive your CV – and because you have turbo charged your job search with our earlier blog…

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The Questions You Should Ask an Interviewer

The Questions You Should Ask an Interviewer

Twenty years ago, it was pretty unusual for a candidate to ask an interviewer many questions during their interview.  Recruitment though has changed!  Now, not only are you invited to ask questions, you will be assessed on the intelligence and wisdom of those questions.  So, what should you be asking and what should you be…

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How to Succeed In Group Interviews

How to Succeed In Group Interviews

Group interviews are widely used in recruitment and yet they remain a marmite experience for many of us.  Some of us thrive in these high pressure, team building/problem-solving environments where the spotlight wanders around the room allowing us to contribute when ready.  For others though a group interview can feel an intimidating experience.  That sinking…

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How to Get a Job After Being Fired - FAST

How to Get a Job After Being Fired – FAST!

As a recruitment consultant I meet lots of candidates who are in the job market because they have been fired and need a job fast.  In fact, one of the things that surprised most when I first joined the industry is how many people are actually being fired at anyone time!  Trust me – it…

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Your P45 and Why It Matters

Your P45 and Why It Matters

There’s lots of things at play when you leave your job and it’s understandable that your P45 is probably not top of your list. That scrap of paper filled with reams of numbers and codes is often destined for the ‘drawer of paperwork’ if not the recycling but is hugely important. Don’t throw it away!…

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Zoom Interviews – A How To Guide

Zoom Interviews – A How To Guide

The New World   With first acknowledgement that the last few months have been an extremely difficult time for employees and employers and The Recruitment Lab sends best wishes to everyone out there. If this time is going to have any sort of productive legacy though it could well be in the profligacy of the…

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How Do I Find a Part-Time Job After Lockdown?

How Do I Find a Part-Time Job After Lockdown?

How to Find a Part-Time Job After Lockdown Part-Time work opportunities are hard to find and even harder to secure. I look back to the recession in 2007-2008 as being one of the most significant moments to hit the part-time job market. Overnight part-time workers and their roles were cut from the economy. Business’ was…

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How Do You Find a Job During Lockdown?

How Do You Find a Job During Lockdown?

I originally wrote about how to find a job during lockdown back in April 2020 when the UK had begun the first lockdown.  I was motivated because, despite lockdown, candidates were making contact and asking that fundamental question – “How can I find a job in lockdown?”   We have all probably lost count of…

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How To Resign The Right Way!

How To Resign The Right Way!

How to resign?  We’re kidding, right?  Surely, everyone knows the basics of how to resign?  Slap the letter of resignation on the desk, throw in a couple of home truths and stroll off into the sunset….   Well, not quite.  You are in many cases telling your boss that, when it comes to your career…

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