How To Leave Your Current Job The Right Way

When it comes to the tricky subject of leaving your current role, there is a practically infinite number of things which you shouldn’t do. Hopefully many of those are common sense, however by highlighting the key things that you should do, you should be able to keep yourself from doing many of the things that you shouldn’t. Once you’ve decided that you will be leaving your role and have handed in your notice, there's typically another four weeks to wait out before you leave the company for good. Getting this time right can boost your performance in your next job,…

Do I Have Hidden Talents?

It can be frustrating sometimes, when those around you seem to have a clear and instinctive idea of the direction they are headed in life. Often this is a result of them having a particular talent, and devoting their time and efforts into turning that into a career. Do you not have an obvious talent? Without understanding your strengths and interests, it can be incredibly difficult to find a job which will not only interest you in the long term, but also allow you to reach your full potential. How then to figure out what these strengths and interests are?…

When To Start Looking For A Graduate Role

The mistake of not understanding your objectives It’s easy to get sucked into university life. Many of the courses can be intensive, and spare time is often spent studying or out enjoying the local nightlife. With so much going on, some of the important things can be forgotten. When the typical student is asked to list their priorities, good grades and a strong final degree classification are almost always at the top of the list. It’s perfectly logical, however when you have this as your number one objective, the goals that you set yourself are usually short term. Writing a…

5 Signs That You’re In The Wrong Job

1 – Mornings are always a struggle For many, no matter what routine is followed, grogginess is slow to shake in the morning, and caffeine rich drinks are necessary to make it through the beginning of the day. ‘Mounting research suggests that differences in lifestyle, personality, brain functioning, and even brain physicality define two distinct chronotypes (a person’s characteristic sleep pattern), which could roughly be defined as “night owls” and “morning larks.”’ Despite this, there are many people who believe that they are a ‘night owl’, when this isn’t really the case. The reluctance to get up and go to…

Why Recruitment Needs To Change

Modernisation is changing the face of industries all over the world. Video conferencing is replacing traditional meetings and calls, social media has revolutionised how companies engage with consumers, and an incredible amount of data can be collected and used to inform decisions. Despite the radical changes that have taken place over recent years, some industries have dragged their feet. Recruitment is one of them. What is the traditional recruitment model? In the past, the paper CV model has worked well. Candidates would put a CV together that showed off their experience and skills, hand it to an employer, and if…