Blog - April 2017

  • What does colour says about you?

    Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2017 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    What does colour says about you? When selecting an outfit for your interview, it may be worth thinking about the message your colour choice says about you to your prospective employer. Here are some of our thoughts on what colours subliminally say! Black: is the colour of authority and power. A classic choice and popular as it’s slimming and timeless.  Avoid too much black as you may come ...

  • Common CV Mistakes!

    Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2017 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Common CV Mistakes! There was a great article in the paper the other day looking at common CV mistakes. Here at u&i we completely agree with their list but thought that we would add in a few of our own! Unsurprisingly, the worst mistakes to make on a CV are typos and grammatical errors, especially using ‘there’ ‘their’ and ‘they’re’ incorrectly. When you have finished your CV and are happy with ...

  • THE INTERVIEW

    Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2017 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    THE INTERVIEW For many candidates the thought of an interview can sometimes be daunting, from what to wear to what questions to ask. Whilst we don’t have a magic wand to make you amazing at interviews, there are some techniques that will help. The fact that you have been invited to attend an interview in the first place is very encouraging and suggests that the employer has seen something in ...

  • INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

    Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2017 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    INTERVIEW QUESTIONS  These are some of the standard interview questions that you should expect and be prepared for. Think through your answers before attending the interview, rather than being caught off guard during: Tell me about yourself? What would you like to be doing five years from now? Can you work under pressure? What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses? Why do ...

  • With Best Wishes from all at U&I

    Posted on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by u&i Recruitment LtdNo comments