Advice, tips and musings

Good reads

We share our experience every day with our clients and candidates one-to-one and are always learning.  We hope you find this advice useful.  Feel free to let us know what you think!

Advice for Jobseekers

Job Search Tips

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Advice for Jobseekers

How to transition to a different industry sector

Phil Soffe gives some useful pointers to people wanting or needing to use their skills for an opportunity in a new industry sector.
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Partner Voice

My Recruiter’s Life in Lockdown

David Judge reflects on life and recruitment in lockdown
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Advice for Jobseekers

Creating your CV

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Advice for Jobseekers

10 tips for a smooth onboarding

Emily Tuite outlines common onboarding checks, why they need to be done and how to prepare for them so that you can start your new job without delay.
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Advice for Jobseekers Partner Voice

How to target your next role and increase your chances of success

David Judge suggests five things you can do to increase your chances of success at finding, and being considered for, a new role.
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Advice for Jobseekers

Professional networking – a skill you need now more than ever! 

Phil Soffe offers candidates advice on why and how to build and develop a valuable network on LinkedIn - another good use of Covid downtime
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Connected Conversation

My first year as a recruitment apprentice

Our youngest member, Amy Wakefield, writes about her first year in recruitment and how an apprenticeship is providing a framework to career development.
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Advice for Hiring Managers Partner Voice

Should you consider setting up an Apprenticeship Scheme?

Simon Kemp, Co-Founder of Connected Consulting, urges school-leavers and employers to take a serious look at using an apprenticeship scheme
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Advice for Jobseekers

Why being out of work doesn’t make you less valuable

Phil Soffe offers advice and support for people who are out of work and recommends how to change the way you see and present yourself.
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Advice for Jobseekers Partner Voice

Common reasons professionals fail in interviews

David Judge, Partner at Connected Consulting, shares the 5 main reasons interviewers give for not progressing candidates following an interview.
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Partner Voice

Working from home – what we’ve learned about doing business through lockdown and beyond

Simon Kemp, Co-Founder of Connected Consulting and Director of Operations, talks about the implications of remote working – through lockdown and beyond. 
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Advice for Jobseekers

Cover letter – yes or no?

Phil responds to a candidate question on whether to include a cover note with a cv.
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Advice for Jobseekers

CV tips

In his first vlog, Phil Soffe shares some top tips on putting together a great CV.
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Advice for Hiring Managers Partner Voice

What should a good Agency<>Client relationship look like?

David Judge, Partner at Connected Consulting, shares his views on what makes a great partnership between client and agent.
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