Blog - May 2017

  • Tips for a brilliant CV!

    Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2017 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    We all know how important it is to make your CV stand out from the crowd and tell potential employers what you’re all about. But how do you do it? Don’t panic because the lovely ladies at u&i Recruitment have put together the following tips to help you! Make it relevant. One size definitely doesn’t fit all. Tailor your CV towards the job or industry you’re applying for, it’s a really easy way ...

  • 7 TOP TIPS TO A SUCCESSFUL CV!

    Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2017 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Is it that time again to create or update your CV? We all know how important it is to make your CV stand out from the crowd and tell employers all about yourself. To refresh your minds we have updated our CV tips to help you along the way. Sell yourself. Don’t hold back. This is your time to make a great first impression. Tell the employer how fantastic you are, but try to be a little ...

  • UNSURE OF WHAT QUESTIONS TO ASK AT THE END OF AN INTERVIEW? We are here to help.

    Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2017 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    When your interview comes to an end and the interviewer asks, “Have you got any questions you would like to ask us?” the answer is YES!! By asking the interviewer questions it gives you the opportunity to show your interest for the role and you can decide if it’s right for you. At u&i recruitment we have put together a few questions that you could ask your interviewer to get you started. – Ask ...

  • HOW TO STAND OUT AT YOUR INTERVIEW!

    Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2017 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    You have done the research and listened to the advice from your friends or family. But you are still left wondering how you can stand out from other candidates at your interview! So how do you make a great impression on the interviewer to make sure that they remember you? Here at u&i Recruitment we have put together some tips and advice to help you shine at your next interview! Be Human The ...

  • 11 TOP TIPS TO CREATE THE PERFECT LINKEDIN PROFILE!

    Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2017 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    1. Use a professional photo that shows your face clearly. 2. Your headline needs to be catchy and include key words. 3. Add your professional email or your personal twitter name to your account. 4. Personalise your LinkedIn URL. 5. Update your status regularly with engaging and relevant content. 6. In your summary make sure you include key words so you will come up in searches. Also, write ...

  • FIRST IMPRESSIONS – IS THERE A SECOND CHANCE?

    Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2017 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Do you often wonder what people think of you when they meet you for the first time? Do you feel that they make an immediate judgement based on what you are wearing or how you greet them? When you have to attend an interview it’s important that you make a great first impression! Here at u&i Recruitment we have put together a checklist to make sure you create the perfect first impression. Dress ...

  • HOW TO ENSURE YOUR CV IS A SUCCESS!

    Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2017 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    Here at u&i Recruitment we have put together a guide to help you to create a successful CV! Your CV is in your control so it’s important that you get it right to increase your chances of getting considered for the job that you are applying for! These hints and tips will be helpful when you create or update your CV. Start your CV with a header – mark your name and contact details down here, in ...

  • TOPS TIPS TO A SUCCESSFUL TELEPHONE INTERVIEW!

    Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2017 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    When you have applied for a job the company might decide that they want to have a telephone interview with you before inviting you to a face-to-face interview. Telephone interviews are usually carried out if recruiters have had lots of applications so it helps them to narrow the candidates down. Here at u&i Recruitment we have put together some top tips to help you to get past the telephone ...

  • SIMPLE WAYS TO GET RECRUITERS TO LIKE YOU AND YOUR CV!

    Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2017 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    When you apply for a job the first thing that you want to make happen is to get the recruiter to love you and your CV right? Well here at u&i Recruitment we have put together some tips and advice to make sure recruiters find you and your CV irresistible! Focus on your experience that is relevant to the role that you’re applying for – separate your experience through sub titles to make it clear ...

  • HOW TO WRITE THE PERFECT COVER LETTER!

    Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2017 by Charlotte HannaNo comments

    When you are asked to include a cover letter within a job application what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? Is it..Does the employer actually read the cover letter or why are they so important? If the recruiter asks you to provide a cover letter within your application then of course it’s important and they are definitely going to look at it! When recruiters read your cover letter ...