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Pinpoint Quality Candidates with a Well Written Job Description (WEDNESDAY, 23 JULY 2014)

As a candidate, having a well written and comprehensive job description is of the utmost importance when applying for a new role. A poorly written job description that lacks fundamental information about the role could attract the wrong type of  … more

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What to do if You Receive a Bad Reference (WEDNESDAY, 23 JULY 2014)

Many people believe that it is not possible for your employer to provide you with a bad reference. However, this is not the case. The reason for this misconception is that employers are nervous about giving bad references as it could be grounds  … more

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Do Cover Letters Matter? (THURSDAY, 03 JULY 2014)

You have taken the time to produce a great CV, so why bother writing a cover letter if it will never be read?This is a common misconception, but cover letters really do play an important part of the recruitment process. Surprisingly a cover lett … more

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Group Interviews what to expect and how to handle them (THURSDAY, 26 JUNE 2014)

Some Employers favour using a group interview situation as they gain a lot from interviewing a number of candidates at the same time, not only does it save time but it quickly identifies the best candidates in one fell swoop!You may have experie … more

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Changes to Flexible working from 30th June 2014 (MONDAY, 23 JUNE 2014)

The right to request flexible working was first introduced in 2003. The law was put in place to provide better working arrangements for parents with young children under the age of 6 years old.Over the years the law has changed to accommodate pa … more

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15 Questions to Ask Your Interviewer (FRIDAY, 13 JUNE 2014)

An interview will not only allow you to answer questions and impress a potential employer, but it will also give you the opportunity to find out more about the role and the company by asking the interviewer your own questions.It is important to  … more

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Top 10 Interview Hints (THURSDAY, 12 JUNE 2014)

Interviews can be daunting, no matter what stage you are at in your career. Even experienced candidates can make mistakes once put in front of a potential employer. We’ve put together a list of our top 10 interview hints, which we believe  … more

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7 Most Popular Interview Questions (THURSDAY, 22 MAY 2014)

It is always difficult to predict the questions that you will be asked at a job interview. Some interviewers chose quirky questions whilst others tend to stick with more traditional questions. We have put together a list of the 7 most popular /  … more

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Important Components of a Job Offer (MONDAY, 12 MAY 2014)

Once you have found the perfect candidate for a role, you will need to provide him / her with a formal job offer. In order for the candidate to make a decision whether the role is right for them or not, we recommend providing the following infor … more

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How to Overcome Interview Nerves (TUESDAY, 06 MAY 2014)

An interview for most people is a nerve wracking experience. There is an enormous pressure to impress your potential employer by saying the right things and demonstrating all your strengths in a relatively short time.Preparation is essential in  … more

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Local Jobs Market in Oxford (TUESDAY, 29 APRIL 2014)

Employment News in OxfordThere has been some positive news on the local economy in Oxford recently with a number of new jobs being created at luxury boat manufacturers William Performance Tenders, who are growing their headquarters following int … more

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What is the best way of resigning from your current job? (WEDNESDAY, 23 APRIL 2014)

These days, it is rare for a person to stay employed with one company forever. It is inevitable therefore that at some point during your career, you will need to write a letter of resignation.There are many reasons why an employee may decide to  … more

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How to Shortlist Candidates Effectively (MONDAY, 07 APRIL 2014)

Many recruiters and employers get bombarded with applications and CVs when they advertise a new position. The sheer number of applications can be overwhelming. So what is the best way to shortlist candidates for a new job role?If the job has an  … more

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How and Where to Search for Jobs Online (FRIDAY, 28 MARCH 2014)

When embarking upon a job hunt, for most people, the first port of call is the internet. With an overabundance of job boards and recruitment agencies, where exactly do you start? We have outlined the most effective ways of getting you started on … more

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Our Pick of the Top Marketing Vacancies Listed this Week (WEDNESDAY, 19 MARCH 2014)

CV Screen is a leading recruitment consultancy which recruits throughout the UK.  We like to keep our candidates up to date not just with our vacancies, but some other new roles we've spotted across the UK. Marketing Events Executive &ndas … more

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How To Write A Great Online Job Advert (MONDAY, 17 MARCH 2014)

Whether you are advertising a new job directly through your own website, via job boards, such as Jobsite or Reed or in the press, writing an good quality advert is key to not only attracting a large number of candidates, but also the right candi … more

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Interview presentation advice - top 5 tips (MONDAY, 10 MARCH 2014)

Interviews can be daunting at the best of times, but when asked to write a presentation as part of the process, most candidates are terrified at the prospect of talking at length about a particular subject. Following our advice on interview pres … more

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Interesting IT Jobs Round Up (THURSDAY, 06 MARCH 2014)

Some Top IT Vacancies Listed this WeekCV Screen is a leading recruitment consultancy which recruits throughout the UK.  We like to keep our candidates up to date not just with our vacancies, but some other new roles we've spotted across the … more

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Top Marketing Vacancies Spotted This Week (WEDNESDAY, 05 MARCH 2014)

CV Screen is a leading recruitment consultancy which recruits throughout the UK.  We like to keep our candidates up to date not just with our vacancies, but some other new roles we've spotted across the UK. Press and PR Officer – War … more

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Unusual interview questions and how best to answer them (MONDAY, 03 MARCH 2014)

Most of us expect the usual questions; ‘where do you see yourself in five years?’, ‘what are your strengths and weaknesses?’ during an interview. However, some companies are resorting to more unusual questions in order to … more

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