Connecting...

Blog

linkedin
W1siziisijiwmjavmdyvmtavmtavmzgvnduvntm2lzmgc3rlchmgdg8gc3rhesb2axnpymxllnbuzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwiotawedqzmcmixv0
3 steps to stay 'visible' and keep your career on track in a changed world of work

about 1 month ago by Claire Brandon

How ‘visible’ do you really feel at work right now, having potentially not seen your managers and colleagues in months, unless via virtual contact? Whether you’ve continued to go into work or are now based remotely, the world of work has changed for us all and that’s posed challenges for many employees trying staying visible and noticed. Findings from over 16,000 respondents in the Hays Market ...

Read more
W1siziisijiwmjavmdqvmjivmtavmzkvmzmvotk4l2jsb2cgaw1hz2ugdg9widuuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilci5mdb4ndmwiyjdxq
Top 5 tips for Job Searching During Covid-19

3 months ago by Claire Brandon

A lot of people find themselves on the job market at the moment for numerous reasons because of Coronavirus (Covid-19). Perhaps you have been on the market since pre-Covid-19, or you have unfortunately been let go as a result. You might currently be on furliugh and placed on the coronavirus job retention scheme, which has given you a chance to look at job boards and reevaluate your career or yo...

Read more
W1siziisijiwmjavmdqvmtuvmtavntqvmjivmjg5l0hvdyb0bybqb2igahvudcbpbibsb2nrzg93bi5wbmcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijkwmhg0mzajil1d
How to job hunt successfully, even if you're on lockdown

3 months ago by Claire Brandon

There is no doubt that these are unprecedented and challenging times. However, you might still be thinking about your career and what your next steps might look like. Here are our tips for job hunting during lockdown: 1. Get the basics ready First things first: ensure you have an up-to-date CV – take a look at our tips on getting your CV ready, or find out more about building a strong graduate ...

Read more
W1siziisijiwmjavmdmvmtgvmtavmjmvmtivndk0l1zpzgvvigludgvydmlldy5wbmcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijkwmhg0mzajil1d
Lights, camera, action: how to impress in your video interview

4 months ago by Claire Brandon

Video interviews are now a necessity and they need to be taken seriously if you want to impress a prospective employer and secure a new role. For some, the perceived lack of real interpersonal interaction during a video interview can be a cause for anxiety. Body language accounts for a large part of communication, and without it the ability to express ourselves decreases significantly. It’s imp...

Read more
W1siziisijiwmjavmdmvmtevmtyvntivmjkvmtqvsxmgaxqgdgltzsb0bybjagfuz2ugam9icy5wbmcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijkwmhg0mzajil1d
Is it time to change jobs? How to spot the warning signs

4 months ago by Claire Brandon

‘It’s just a job’, is something we often say to ourselves after a bad day in the office. But is it? We spend so many of our waking hours at work that to settle for less than a job that is fulfilling, challenging and creatively and intellectually stimulating is to do yourself a disservice. Recognising when it’s time to move on career-wise is tricky. Do you find yourself struggling to get out of ...

Read more