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Why you should PIMP your Elevator Pitch

“Hi, I’m Ellie Rich-Poole, The Recruitment Coach. I help businesses improve their recruitment and I coach individuals changing their ...

Are you inspired to reassess and refocus?

The last few months have seen a range of unexpected challenges: enforced salary reductions, hour reductions, furloughs and role ...

How to network when you can’t leave the house

This January we moved to Singapore. We arrived just about the same time as the then unnamed Coronavirus, to ...

Onboarding remotely: how to delight your new joiner

Think back to when you last started in a new organisation and how you felt. Being a new team ...

Fifteen things you need to know if you are moving internationally

Having recently moved to a new country for a third time – this time to Singapore – I have ...

How to write an amazing CV that will get you interviews

Having worked in recruitment for over 20 years I have seen a wide range of CVs. The good, the ...

How to nail it at interview

I recently worked with someone who was going for a new role and was really keen to land it. ...

Looking for a job? Here are 13 tips

Whatever your reason for exploring new opportunities, whether it was your decision or in response to redundancy, it can ...

Three years on, the highs and lows

The end of June 2019 marks three years since I left the corporate world and set up my own ...

How coaching can help if you are made redundant

I wish I had known then, what I know now. At the start of my career I worked as ...

Networking: there’s more than one way

The Collins Dictionary defines networking as ‘the process of trying to meet new people who might be useful to you in your job, often through social activities’. It is arguably ...

How can LinkedIn help me when I am looking for a new job?

You have found yourself looking for a new role. It is an important time of reflection about what next. ...

I’m not looking for a new job, why do I need to bother with LinkedIn?

When LinkedIn was still quite new, I remember having a lively debate with a Group HR Director who wasn’t ...

8 tips for a successful LinkedIn profile

In my role as The Recruitment Coach almost everyone I have spoken to feels their LinkedIn profile could be ...