Basic resume checklist

For this article we’re going back to basics. Too often, the basics are overlooked and it can be glaringly obvious. Ensure your CV follows this basic formula. Contact details Full name Address Phone Email Photo (optional) Please ensure that your...

Asking for the salary you want

This article is all about the delicate balance between accepting what’s offered and asking for what you want. Salary is such an important factor when considering a new position. We all have our minimum expectations for a salary package, as it...

Avoid these typos at all costs!

There’s a handful of typos that we see all the time, and they make us cringe. The hard part is that none of the example will be picked up by spell check, as the alternative is still a real word. If you’re lucky Microsoft Word might pick up...

Overcoming tough interviews

There are plenty of things that can go wrong in an interview. The good news is that there are tips and tricks that you can use to overcome a tough interview situation, and we’ve put together just a few to look at. The awkward answer The interviewer...

Resignation vs termination

There is a wide variety of reasons to explain why someone might finish up with an employer. Whether the employer terminates the contract of employment or the employee resigns, there are lots of possible explanations. As recruiters, we need to understand...

Resume typos

Resume proof reading is essential. A resume is usually the first thing we see from a candidate and as recruiters, if we present a candidate to a client, the resume is the first thing they see. For us to represent you, your resume needs to be professional....

Looking for work in the automotive industry?

When a new candidate registers with us, there’s lots of information to take on and it can be a little overwhelming. Whether you’re not working and looking for your next opportunity or you’re just putting some feelers out to see what’s...