A classic job interview question…

What are your strengths and weaknesses? This is a classic interview question. So how do you answer it? My advice, as with any interview question, is to consider: why is the interviewer is asking me this? Habit might be one reason. This is straight out of the interview...

Is job hopping good or bad?

The world of work and how we approach our careers has changed dramatically, especially in the last few decades years.  For my parent’s generation, a job for life was still a thing and moving companies didn’t happen as regularly as it does today. I know when I entered...

How to stay resilient during your job search

Looking for a job takes time and energy. If you’ve been out of work for an extended period it is very easy to lose confidence and motivation.  The more resilient you are, the more productive and effective your job search will be. Here are some ways you can help to...

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...

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...

How to negotiate your starting salary

Discussing money is always a delicate matter. As the recent gender pay gap revelations at the BBC shows, salaries can vary a great deal between two very similar roles. This variance is prevalent across all sectors and professions. To keep the salary for new positions...