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Category Archives: Job Applications


recruiters

The importance of using recruiters as part of your job applications . If a recruiter feels they can earn a fee through you they can be helpful. But if not, you are unlikely to find the relationship very productive. Nevertheless, Read more…


recruiters

Choosing the right recruiters to apply to is essential when making job applications . As with all things, a trusted recommendation is worth more than any amount of advertising. Speak to your friends and colleagues about which recruiters they have Read more…


cover letter

Your job applications cover letter is just as important as your CV . It is where you show that you meet the qualities set out in the job ad’s Person Specification. This article give you some tips on how to Read more…


speculative letter

Consider writing speculative letters as part of your job applications strategy . It may surprise you to learn that most jobs are never advertised, but if you think about it for a moment it makes sense. Advertising is expensive and Read more…


job application

Not every job search is the same. Some organisations, particularly in the public sector, do not accept CVs. Instead you are required to submit an application form. The recession has hit the public sector particularly hard, with 15% of local Read more…