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How to nail competency-based interview answers

How to nail competency-based interview answers

It’s the interview! Calm down, you’ve got a foot in the door. In fact, your whole body, so it’s clear your polished CV and attention to detail has paid off. You’ve piqued the company’s interest enough for them to spend time on you.

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The Great Workforce Gender Imbalance

The Great Workforce Gender Imbalance

Just 9% of the engineering workforce is female. In HR, only one-in-five staff is male. There are plenty more examples of professions where gender imbalance is rife. So what is it about these professions that seems to predetermine which gender is most likely to work in it?

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What to Expect from a Career in Marketing and Communications

What to Expect from a Career in Marketing and Communications

So you’re intrigued by a career in marketing and communications? Here’s a brief rundown of what you can expect, from roles and responsibilities to pay and... parties.

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Can technology really replace the human touch?

Can technology really replace the human touch?

With 56% of employers saying that they lack access to relevant candidates, the ongoing challenge of volume versus quality remains. In trying to tackle this problem, the rise of virtual recruiters and video interviewing has surfaced.

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Business Leaders reveal what’s best about work and play in Devon

Business Leaders reveal what’s best about work and play in Devon

Forget your scone-based food fantasies. There’s more to Devon than jam and cream. With excellent digital infrastructure, convenient travel links with London and Birmingham, a top university supplying a steady flow of bright-eyed graduates and some of the most beautiful coastal and countryside scenery in the UK, it’s little wonder local business leaders are so proud to call this part of the West Country home.

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Exeter: unexpectedly, unashamedly fantastic for digital careers

Exeter: unexpectedly, unashamedly fantastic for digital careers

Grab your wi-fi routers and americanos, it’s time to head for Exeter. It just so happens that Devon’s capital is asserting itself as a digital hub - and is one of the best cities in the UK to start or grow your digital career.

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Inside the interview: business leaders reveal their favourite questions

Inside the interview: business leaders reveal their favourite questions

Enough theory. We asked seven business leaders their favourite questions to ask when interviewing candidates. From the comical to the canny, what they told us proves that - apart from being an oddly British obsession - each interview is unique for all involved.

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Becoming a Solicitor- An Overview on the Routes to Qualification

Becoming a Solicitor- An Overview on the Routes to Qualification

Do you have a burning desire to be a successful, high powered Solicitor on track for Partnership at a top firm? No idea where to start?

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5 Interview Questions that aren’t as scary as you thought

5 Interview Questions that aren’t as scary as you thought

Congrats on scoring an interview. Now, just in case you weren’t in the guides or scouts as a kid, let us remind you that it’s important to be prepared. Why? Because preparation has the power to turn fear into confidence; doubt into assurance. It’s true for everything from hosting a dinner party to taking your driving test. And it’s definitely true for interviews.

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How to get the best HR Jobs in Devon and beyond

How to get the best HR Jobs in Devon and beyond

Looking for a HR position? It’s a crucial role. In many ways your job is to reconcile the needs of the business with the needs of the employees; to create harmony and deliver business goals

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Got the skills to star in an office admin role?

Got the skills to star in an office admin role?

Office admin: two incredibly boring words that don’t even begin to sum up the diversity of duties, or depth of responsibility, the profession offers. You are the oil that silently keeps the office cogs turning. Your role is vital. In return you can expect valuable business experience and - with the right company - a decent salary and opportunities for progression.

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What recruiters want to see on a CV

What recruiters want to see on a CV

As one of the West Country’s busiest recruitment consultancies, our staff read a small mountain of CVs every day. From wonderful to weird, we’ve seen it all – including one effort covered in photographs of lions.

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