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Video CVs

Video CVsThe jury is still out on video CVs. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 01/07/2007

Hiring Connections

Hiring ConnectionsHow your connections and networking can help you in the job market. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 01/07/2007

CV Bloopers

CV BloopersJust a bit of fun with these CV bloopers More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 07/07/2007

Looking At Motivational Questions

Looking At Motivational QuestionsIn the fifth of our series we are looking at the question Why do you want to leave your current job/employer? More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 16/10/2007

Behavioural Interview Questions

Behavioural Interview Questions Behavioural interviewing techniques are increasingly being incorporated (and quite rightly too!) into the interview - sometimes as a dedicated interview but often just in terms of the style and type of questions asked More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 17/10/2007

Best Practice For Writing A Great Resume

Best Practice For Writing A Great ResumeA clearly written resume will help to improve your recruitment chances. It is also much more likely to grab the attention of the recruiter or potential employer and increase your chances of being selected for interview and thus finding a job. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 05/01/2009

Great Resume Writing Tips

Great Resume Writing TipsPotential employers and the recruitment sector see many resumes for vacant jobs so presentation is vital in terms of getting your job application ahead of those other job seekers More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 06/01/2009

Great Tips To Help You Write An Amazing Resume

Great Tips To Help You Write An Amazing ResumeLets look at the need for less is more when it comes to your job experience and why you would be the right person to recruit. The key for all job seekers is to provide that information in a very concise and unique way. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 07/01/2009

Resumes That Get You Jobs

Resumes That Get You JobsHere we look at the crucial role of laying out your resume in reverse order. Recruiters and employees are most interested in your recent work history so doing this will help you reach the interview process and hopefully, in part, get you the job you want. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 08/01/2009

Resume Writing Tips To Help You Get The Job You Always Wanted

Resume Writing Tips To Help You Get The Job You Always WantedJob hunting and finding a job can be tough so when applying for a job dont be tempted to embellish your resume. A recruiter or employer may well catch you out and its not worth the trouble this may cause. Candidates who are honest are more likely to get the job of their dreams. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 09/01/2009

Tips For Those Who Want To Create A Great Resume

Tips For Those Who Want To Create A Great ResumeRecruiters and potential employers see many resumes when looking to fill job vacancies so making yours as attractive to the eye, clear and precise is of paramount importance in getting you ahead of the game and into your desired workplace. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 12/01/2009

Resume Writing Tips For Recruitment Success

Resume Writing Tips For Recruitment SuccessHere we look at the important role a covering letter plays in a job search and the recruitment process. Always include a job application cover letter when sending out a resume as it will give a recruiter and potential employer a first impression of you and what kind of employee you will be. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 13/01/2009

Tips For Writing Your Resume

Tips For Writing Your ResumeWhen putting together your resume it might be helpful to make a few different versions. This will greatly enhance your recruitment success and highlight your specific experience in the field in which you are applying. An employer is looking for relevant history in the field in which the job vacancy is in. Play to those strengths and get that job. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 14/01/2009

Resume Writing Tips To Help You Get That Amazing Job

Resume Writing Tips To Help You Get That Amazing JobIn this blog we look at the personal information you put in your resume, why its so important to employers and why, it just may get you the job you want. Recruiters dont want a robot with all the correct experiential boxes ticked but also a friendly, genuine and approachable candidate. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 15/01/2009

Create A Resume That Gets You Recruited

Create A Resume That Gets You RecruitedIts vital when applying for a job and sending your resume to potential employers that it contains no mistakes. No recruiter in their right mind will want to interview a candidate who appears not to be able to spell, or even use a spell check or seems to care so little that they have not checked over their application. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 16/01/2009

Advice For Successful Job Hunting

Advice For Successful Job Hunting Set limits when applying for jobs, do not apply for positions for which you are over or under qualified since the employer or recruiter is unlikely to follow up on your job application or retain your CV. This blog focuses on how best to persuade a recruiter or potential employer to invite you for an interview More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 18/02/2009

A Great Resume Will Help Get You That Job

A Great Resume Will Help Get You That JobLets look at the need for a great resume. Its crucial to aide you in your job search that when sending out a resume to a potential employer or recruitment agency that its well put together. It needs to be concise, complete and free of mistakes. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 19/02/2009

Adapt Your Resume To The Job Application

Adapt Your Resume To The Job Application In this blog we will look at the benefits of making and adapting your resume to the job for which you are applying. Recruitment agencies and employers see many CVs when looking to fill job vacancies so make a few different resumes to best suit the application you are making. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 20/02/2009

Do Your Research When Applying For Work

Do Your Research When Applying For Work Its a great idea to research the company you want to work for as part of the job application process. It will hold you in good stead if you have a certain amount of knowledge and a potential employer will always pay attention to a candidate who has done some homework. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 21/02/2009

Always Be Prepared For A Job Interview

Always Be Prepared For A Job InterviewRecruitment agencies and employers interview many people but dont let this unnerve you. Prepare for the expected and the unexpected when attending an interview and remember at all times be confident. They want YOU for the job vacancy you just have to show them this. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 22/02/2009

Be Honest In Your Job Search

Be Honest In Your Job SearchHonesty really is the best policy when looking for work. Paint an accurate picture of yourself when putting your resume together for a prospective employer or indeed attending a job interview. A recruiter wants to see the real you and what you have to offer. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 24/02/2009

Be Realistic In Your Job Search

Be Realistic In Your Job SearchLets look at the importance of being realistic when thinking about your long term employment goals and ideals. The world of employment and recruitment has changed and does not work the same way today that it did thirty years ago. Jobs for life in this day and age are rare and hard to find. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 25/02/2009

Be Ready For Anything At A Job Interview

Be Ready For Anything At A Job InterviewLets look at the importance of being prepared for all outcomes and eventualities when attending a job interview. Recruitment agencies and employers interview lots of candidates when filling jobs so be prepared for good and bad news. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 27/02/2009

Top CV Tips

Top CV Tips Job hunting and securing work can be hard and one of your strongest tools is your CV. Recruitment agencies and potential employers see many so getting yours as precise and clear as possible is a crucial step in getting you that job. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 16/04/2009

Great CV Advice

Great CV AdviceA recruiter, be they a business employer or recruitment agency, will see many CVs so style is what will make yours stand out from the job hunting crowd and help get you that new career or into that place of work. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 17/04/2009

How To Improve Your Job Application

How To Improve Your Job ApplicationPresentation and appearance is everything when going through the initial process of applying for a job. Work is the crucial thing, the recruiter has it and you want it so make getting a job your job. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 20/04/2009

Advice For A Great CV

Advice For A Great CVThere is a fine art to the CV process. As a job hunter you want to get ahead of the game and get that new career so the length of your CV is paramount. Recruiters and employers see many so keep yours short. But not too short. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 21/04/2009

Great CVs: A Tip

Great CVs: A TipEfficiency is the key when putting together a CV for a recruitment agency or employer. Finding a job is your aim so whether its temporary recruitment, full time employment or a new career you are seeking make your CV as precise and attractive to the eye as possible. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 22/04/2009

Tips For A Top CV

Tips For A Top CVThe chronology of a CV is a crucial part to get right. Recruitment best practice and careers advice will always say the ordering of information can make the difference to an employer or job agency and help get you an interview. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 23/04/2009

CVs That Get Jobs

CVs That Get JobsPersonality and connection through a CV can make the difference between a recruiter, employer or job agency short listing you for interview or not. Job selection and employee candidate selection can be arduous so dont overlook this vital need. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 24/04/2009

Improve Your CV

Improve Your CVJob agencies, recruitment consultants and employers when looking to recruit workers see many CVs so if you can make a few versions of yours emphasizing different aspects of your employment and work history it can only help your cause. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 27/04/2009

Tips For CV Improvement

Tips For CV ImprovementTypos and grammatical errors will stand out a mile to a professional job agency, recruitment consultancy or employer so dont put yourself out of the running for a job interview by forgetting to check your CV for simple mistakes. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 28/04/2009

CV Improvement Advice

CV Improvement AdviceWe all want the jobs we apply for or we wouldnt bother filling out the application form, but thinking about winning that new career at any cost just isnt worth the trouble. Recruiters, job agencies and potential employers see many CVs and lying on yours is a waste of time. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 29/04/2009

Developing a Plan for Your Job Search

Developing a Plan for Your Job SearchPlanning your approach to job search saves time and increases your chance of successfully finding the right job for you. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 21/05/2009

Career Search, What Can I Offer?

Career Search, What Can I Offer?Before you start your job search, its advisable to look at your job history and note down what you think you are able to offer your potential employers. We have added below a few practical tips which we hope assists you when you launch your job hunt. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 22/05/2009

Deciding on Which Type of Business To Work For

Deciding on Which Type of Business To Work ForFor most of us when conducting job searches we look to explore and consider jobs that we would like to do and not necessarily what we are qualified or experienced enough to do. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 26/05/2009

Finding A Job On The Internet

Finding A Job On The InternetMost jobseekers that are currently active in finding a job on the internet make the mistake of signing up to recruitment websites, and then go no further with their job search. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 27/05/2009

Searching Online For A New Job

Searching Online For A New JobHaving decided to begin your search for a new job, you should ensure that you are covering all areas when you approach recruitment media such as the internet, newspapers, journals and local recruitment agencies. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 28/05/2009

Discovering New Job Opportunities

Discovering New Job OpportunitiesWorking is something we do for so much of our time so discovering new job opportunities should be hard work in itself. What do you want to do, and how do you discover your dream career options outside the UK? More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 29/05/2009

Responding To Job Adverts

Responding To Job AdvertsIf you are currently in the market for a new job then the chances are you will find out about newly available roles through mediums like newspapers, magazines and websites. Once you have received the particulars of the job, employers will most likely be rather specific when asking people to apply. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 01/06/2009

Preparing For A Job Interview

Preparing For A Job InterviewPreparing for job interviews is something that you may not think too important, but most of us get to our first interview, the first in years perhaps, and lack of planning becomes fairly obvious. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 02/06/2009

The Jobs Market And Some Job Seeking Tips

The Jobs Market And Some Job Seeking TipsWe all know only too well that the past few years have been immensely difficult for us all. Construction and the recruitment industry are well documented to have been two of the hardest hit industries in the UK. Many companies have gone out of business, many have had to make redundancies, many of you may have been out of work More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 29/10/2010

How Not To Write A CV

How Not To Write A CVThere's plenty of advice available online talking about how to write a good CV: what to do, what to include, how to write it. But what shouldn't you do? What makes a bad CV, a CV that could potentially put recruiters off? More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 28/03/2011

How Job Board Friendly Is Your CV?

How Job Board Friendly Is Your CV?Job boards. Whether you love or hate them they're here to stay and are considered by many to be a vital tool for the modern job seeker. With most job boards you can browse a job vacancy database, which will have hundreds, maybe thousands of job vacancies, apply search filters to make sure that you only see the job vacancies that are right for you More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 25/04/2011

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