Tag : Candidate

27 Jun 2018

How to ask questions in interviews… 8 helpful hints

“Do you have any questions?”   This comes up in every interview and is your chance to leave a lasting impression.   Apart from the generic  “what’s a typical day?” or “When will I hear back?”, ask questions that will make you stand out. Let the hiring manager know you’re interested…     1. What can you tell me about plans for growth expansion This lets the interviewer know you have long-term ambitions and will let you evaluate these, against […]

11 May 2018

6 benefits of partnering with a recruiter during your job search

For most professionals at some point in their career it is time to move on from their current employer. This could be the result of a variety of factors, such as professional development, job satisfaction, personal reasons or quite simply, the hunger to explore what else is out there.   Unfortunately, it will come as no surprise that the journey of job hunting can be both daunting and frustratingly challenging at times – but with the right support you will […]

28 Aug 2017

How to Handle a Counter Offer

The Counter Offer (CO) can be a difficult scenario for both candidate and recruiter alike and can cause doubt, second guessing, and in some cases, reversing the acceptance of a new offer. When resigning, always expect a CO and think in advance about how you would respond. Many candidates will have made up their minds and simply say ‘no thank you’, shake hands and part ways. For those who are unsure of what to do, the points below are from […]