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Your first professional interview? What you need to know….

14th June 2018 | Career AdviceInterview TipsJob HuntingUncategorized

Great news!  You have an interview, an opportunity to meet with an employer face to face. How are you going to prepare for this?   Where are you going? Do you know exactly where you are going and how you are going to get there?  If you are driving, where are you going to park – will you pay with an app or do you need change?  If you are on public transport have you checked for any engineering works or other potential delays or diversions?  Always allow yourself plenty of...

Some thoughts on motherhood and having a career. Women can have it all!

9th March 2018 | Career AdviceMotivationalYourRecruit

Mother's Day is coming up this weekend and it reminds us, once again, how challenging it is to handle motherhood and your career successfully! We’re all familiar with that nagging concern of getting the right work life balance. The truth is that there is no single answer on how to manage a career and motherhood, yet there are many career mums who have found ways to be efficient in both.  Having this topic in mind, we asked some of our working mums in the team to share their thoughts and...

How to like what we do, if we cannot love it entirely

7th February 2018 | Career AdviceMotivational

Let’s be honest. We all know that only a minor percentage of working population is blessed with "a dream job", but it doesn't mean we cannot like what we do, even if we don't love it.  Various scholarly articles and reports suggest a rise in Temping, Contracting and job hopping. Employees change their jobs far more rapidly than two decades ago. While our previous generations were happy with a "job for life", we intend to change it every three to five years. This phenomenon springs from...

Successful job interview and 4 things to remember

10th November 2017 | Career AdviceInterview Tips

So, your CV has made it through and you are invited to an interview. This is a great step. But how do you prove you are the right person for the role? At YourRecruit, we give you an in-depth preparation to raise your chance for a successful job interview. Here are a few steps we suggest to our candidates: Always look at the company’s website and make sure you are familiar with the contents, as you will be asked what you know in the interview. Never tell another agency where you are...