Category: Job Hunting

This is why you don’t want to be headhunted accidentally

I was chatting to someone recently and they told me they were moving to a similar role in a ...

Want your CV to work as hard as you do? Write your achievements like this…

The greatest space on your CV should be given to your achievements – bullet points in the past tense ...

Why lurking on LinkedIn won’t help you get a new role

Are you actively looking for a new role? Assuming your situation is not confidential, here are 9 ways you ...

Why the answer is always YES you DO have questions for them!

Picture the scene. You are in an interview. It’s gone well and it’s coming to the end. You are ...

Why it’s not a disaster if you have a ‘non-traditional’ career path

Many leaders have what I would call a traditional career path. If we take the world of Human Resources ...

Seven reasons interviews are better remotely than face to face

We have all had lots of adjustments to make in the last year, a big one being the move ...

Why I changed my mind about covering letters

I often get asked by clients whether they need to have a covering letter. I confess historically I wasn’t ...

14 mistakes to avoid at interview

I recently asked some of my trusted contacts for their ‘interview don’ts’… here are some of the ones they came ...

Why you should PIMP your Elevator Pitch

“Hi, I’m Ellie Rich-Poole, The Recruitment Coach. I help leaders land their perfect role and be brilliant in it ...

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 ...

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. ...