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6 ways to write a memorable post-interview thank-you note

GUEST BLOG: Have you ever sent a follow up thank-you note after an interview?  Is it a nice gesture or a bit over the top?  Here our guest writer, Grace Carter discusses how to get the follow up note right. There are several ways you can make your post-interview thank-you note memorable. Make your note Read more about 6 ways to write a memorable post-interview thank-you note[…]

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CV or LinkedIn? What’s the most important?

LinkedIn has become an integral part of modern job hunting.  It’s a great platform to showcase your skills and experience and lets recruiters find you, giving you access to roles you might not have find otherwise.  You can apply for job through it, using the information stored within it to build a CV tailored to Read more about CV or LinkedIn? What’s the most important?[…]

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What to put in your cover letter?

Cover letters may not play the same role in recruitment as they have in the past, in fact your cover letter might not be a letter at all.  More of a supporting statement added to an email or a job board application. Whatever form it take there is still a need for additional information to Read more about What to put in your cover letter?[…]

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Why you shouldn’t give up your job search in the summer…

The school holidays are fast approaching, or already here for those in Scotland. Rush hour will be slightly less hectic as large chunks of workers head off on their summer holidays. But if you’re looking for a new job it can feel like the whole country has gone on a go-slow… Emails are met with Read more about Why you shouldn’t give up your job search in the summer…[…]

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How to stay productive in the heat….

The sun is shining and for once it seems that Mother Nature is listening to the calendar and we’re getting a bit of a summer (fingers crossed I’ve not jinxed it now). The sun works wonders, puts a spring in your step, a smile on your face… That is until you’re sat at a desk Read more about How to stay productive in the heat….[…]

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Why looking for a job is like looking for love….

Looking for love and looking for a job have a lot more in common than you might first think. Most people don’t enjoy the process, it’s something they do to reach their goal of a new job/relationship… So how can lessons in love help you with your job search… 1. Get ready for rejection – Read more about Why looking for a job is like looking for love….[…]

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Are cover letters a thing of the past?

When collating some of our previous articles on career and job seeking advice, I realised that we’d not written anything about cover letters. No advice on what to put in them, what to leave out etc. It got me thinking about whether they still formed a part of the job seeking process or whether they’d Read more about Are cover letters a thing of the past?[…]