Are You a Guest or a Host?

Mar 23, 2012 by

Why isn’t networking working for you? Been told that 80% of jobs are filled through networking but it’s just not working for...

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7 Ways to Up the Odds of Job-H...

Feb 28, 2012 by

Feel the odds are stacked against you? As recruiters, we often encounter job-hunters who have come to doubt the prospect of ever...

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Afraid to Admit You’ve B...

Jan 20, 2012 by

Remember the Full Monty? I can’t believe it’s almost 15 years since the film was made but, even now, many of its...

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Tips For Building a Laser-Guid...

Jan 9, 2012 by

Every week recruiters are faced with hundreds of CVs piled on their desks. Most people use their CV like a fire-and-forget missile –...

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The Magic of Christmas

Dec 23, 2011 by

A morning well spent… Christmas remains a wonderful time of the year even in these gloomy economic times… One of my fondest...

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Why NOT to Put a Job-Hunt on I...

Dec 9, 2011 by

It’s a myth that companies stop all hiring in December Well, Christmas is fast approaching, the goose is getting scared, and...

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Every Jobswot Podcast Now FREE...

Dec 5, 2011 by

Extra support for job-hunters now available for FREE on Jobswot… A brief note today – because you’ll find the really...

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Listening: 7 Quick Tips to Get...

Dec 1, 2011 by

#1 Listening and hearing – know the difference! One of the most effective ways to influence people is to listen to them. Sounds...

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Is Pretending to Listen Costin...

Nov 25, 2011 by

Have you ever been accused of listening too much? His thoughts were slow, His words were few, and never formed to glisten. But he was...

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Is Your Explanatory Style Hind...

Nov 18, 2011 by

How do you raise the odds of interview success?  In my last blog we explored the effects of an optimistic or pessimistic explanatory...

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