4 tips for making your job adverts gender neutral
The Equality Act, which became law in October 2010, states that it is unlawful to discriminate against people at work because of nine key areas: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. The aim of this act is to improve equal job opportunities and promote fairness in the workplace.
Will a good CV design get you the job?
Colourful patterns and imagery on CVs may be visually exciting but often they can be tossed aside by employers/recruiters because they are too difficult to read or not what they are looking for. Remember, recruiters are busy people and if your CV is too fussy, they might not even look at it at all.
Important recruitment lessons to learn in 2018
Just because we’re a month into a new year doesn’t mean it’s too late to reflect on what we’ve learnt in 2017. As we head further into 2018, we take a look back at some of last year’s recruitment trends and what we should be looking out for in the next 12 months.
6 body language tips to use in an interview
How you present yourself in an interview is just as important as what you say, so it’s vital you are aware of the different ways in which interviewers will be reviewing you. While it’s important to prepare what you will talk about and how you can explain your skills and experiences in the best way, take some time before your interview to think about the way you hold yourself because body language is a huge factor.
7 ways to cope when you’re having a bad work day
Bad days can happen to anyone, even those of us who really love our jobs. When you are having a bad day it can seem like there’s no way out and having an extensive workload can really add to the pressure. Perhaps you’re feeling unmotivated and can’t seem to bring yourself to begin the long list of tasks you need to complete, or maybe you’re stuck in a seemingly never-ending rut.
How to job hunt successfully over the Christmas period
Job hunting over Christmas can be pretty unappealing. Getting stuck in a cycle of searching for the right role and filling out endless application forms can make you want to bury your head into your Christmas pudding – but, it’s important you don’t give up!
How to choose between your best two candidates
Just imagine getting to the final stage of the recruitment process and you have not one but two fantastic candidates who would be perfect for the job. On the one hand this is great because you have been lucky enough to find two people who would fit the bill, but on the other hand, this can make your decision even harder.
5 Skills You Need to Have in Healthcare
Healthcare is one of the UK’s largest industries covering a wide range of job roles from nurses and doctors to medical assistants and administration support. Like with any job, you need to have a specific set of skills in order to carry out the role, and the healthcare profession is no exception. However, there are a few general skills that can really impact your career prospects.
If you want to learn more, why not read our handy infographic below to see if you have what it takes to work in the healthcare industry.