Posts by Category: Interviews

Job Hunting & Back To The Future

Most people know what future direction they want their career to go in, but in order to get there quickly, they may need to take a step backwards first. If you are currently employed, this may mean taking a new position that is less responsible or less rewarding in the short term, but should reward you many times over in the future.

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Job Hunting & Back To The Future

10 Ways To Investigate Your Next Employer – Sherlock Holmes Style

As many of you know, I try to encourage job seekers to prepare and plan for every eventuality, whether it is preparation for a CV, preparation for researching a company or planning for interviews. I was reading an article a few weeks ago which suggested that at some point in your career, you may well accept a position that seems perfect on the surface, but once you have started and are maybe only months into the role, things start turning very sour. So, is there anything you can do to stop your job turning sour once you have accepted an offer? Well, unless you can resolve mysteries like Miss Marple or Sherlock Holmes there are no guarantees of course, but there are some steps you can take to make sure you have made the right decision in the first place.

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10 Ways To Investigate Your Next Employer – Sherlock Holmes Style

Mind The CV Gap

Most CVs are chronological and document your working life in order, this highlights any gaps. Life is complicated and it doesn’t always follow a nice straight line without holes, interruptions…

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Mind The CV Gap

Hello, Meet The Panel !

We discuss the art of interviewing a lot here at Approachthemarket.co.uk as it is a fundamental part of job hunting. Earlier this month I was asked by a Finance Director about panel interviews and thought I should probably write a blog post about the subject. Hopefully this will give you an insight into what you should do if you are asked to attend such an interview, and there are many more detailed resources on the internet which I have linked to at the end.

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Hello, Meet The Panel !