Job Interview Follow Up

Should you follow up on job interviews? So, you applied for a job a week ago and a recruiter contacted you to set up a skype interview with the employer. The interview went well but should you send a follow up/thank you note? Absolutely – job interview follow up in essential these days. Call the original recruiter to give them feedback on the interview. In […]

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Job Application Follow Up

If you emailed your job application you need to make sure it was actually received. Even if it was via an online form it still has to be emailed and can end up in a junk or spam folder. A good recruiter will routinely check their junk mail folders as maybe 1 in 15-20 applications will find their way there, but you can’t risk relying […]

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Job Applications – Employer Website vs. Job Board

If you see the same job on an employer website and a job board, which way should you go with your application? Apply through the company website with your CV and follow up with an email or phone call to make sure they’ve got your application. A direct application allows you to talk about a genuine interest in the employer which is usually hidden on […]

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Facebook

Be very careful about your use of social networking sites such as Facebook. Employers, HR and Recruiters routinely look up job applicants on Facebook, Google, Bebo, MySpace etc, so you need to be careful about what you post on-line. The following applies to all these type of site: 1) Clean up so-called “Digital Dirt” before you start applying for jobs. Remove photos, content and any […]

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