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.Read More
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If you are looking for your next role in an International FTSE-listed corporate business, then this post is one of the best places to start your job hunting. It contains the complete list of the UKs Top 100 Companies career sites in the FTSE100. Many of the companies now have an added facility where you can search roles on their website by specific job category, geographical location and job type to make things easier for you. There are many ways in which you can search for a new role including using recruitment agencies, social media such as Linked-In and Twitter, and online job boards – this list is only an extension to what should be part of a well planned job search strategy.Read More
There are two types of questions in the job search: those they ask you and those you pose Leslie Fearn has covered “Ten questions you should ask at interview” as well as“Questions ‘not’ to ask during an interview” already on approachthemarket, so let’s put you back under interrogation and help you prepare for the quick fire round.
The very best way to prepare is to practice. No not by just reading through, which 99% of you would do, but by getting someone to ask you a selection of questions on the spot.
This is an invaluable exercise as it gets you to hone your listening skills and invites feedback. Yes you may find it embarrassing and /or uneasy, but that’s the point. The better you are at coping with the uncomfortable, the better you will perform when required.Read More
This blog is going to focus on and help those who have decided their next role needs to be in a large UK blue-chip company, the type of business that employs thousands of people worldwide and has a highly recognisable brand. I have listed below direct links to the Largest 30 Listed companies here in the UK by turnover, and the link will take you direct to their career / job page where you can search at your leisure for open job vacancies.Read More
Far from a quick blog post these lists take time! Here are some web links for your HR search in the UK. They consist of job boards, search engines, recruitment agencies and industry reads. Remember though an active job search means you have to do more than just surf the net you need to take action!Read More