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Why Are My Job Applications Not Getting a Response?

Why Are My Job Applications Not Getting a Response?

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Unfortunately, it’s a scenario the majority of job seekers have encountered at one stage in their career search. You spend countless hours polishing your CV and writing a compelling Covering Letter, however, your efforts seem to come to little or no avail. Here at Plus One Personnel, we know all too well that it’s disheartening and upsetting for jobseekers. Therefore, we’re going to share with you some reasons why you might not be ...

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New GCSE results - A guide for employers

New GCSE results - A guide for employers

Thursday, August 22, 2019

by Stuart Moore. GCSE results are out today, but what does a score of 7 or 8 mean to those of us used to the traditional A-C grading system? Today is the day that many thousands of school children (and their parents) have been waiting for all summer - GCSE results day. Due to the wonders of the internet, we are able to now access results online from 7am rather than have to trudge nervously back in to school to collect an e...

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Thinking of Changing Career? How to Prepare and Retrain

Thinking of Changing Career? How to Prepare and Retrain

Monday, July 29, 2019

If you’re feeling dissatisfied in your current role and have lost enjoyment for your work, then it might be time for a change. Maybe it's not just a change of job, but a complete change of career which appeals to you. Leaving your job in pursuit of a new career might seem daunting and like a huge risk, but you can ease your fears by ensuring you properly plan and prepare. It starts with preparation, and then the retraining begins. Ret...

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Is Brexit-related uncertainty causing you to re-think your move?

Is Brexit-related uncertainty causing you to re-think your move?

Friday, April 12, 2019

In these uncertain times, the rewards of moving jobs can still outweigh the risks... by Geoffrey Bridger. Nobody likes uncertainty. From the financial markets, investors and governments to the boardroom navigators and right down to the small business owners and you & me – the ‘average Joe’ on the street. It’s hard-wired into our DNA and our survival instinct … predict what’s coming and avoid the danger. Brexit has hung over...

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How to prepare for, and answer, left field interview questions

How to prepare for, and answer, left field interview questions

Friday, March 29, 2019

Interviews can be sweat-inducing enough at their simplest, so when a left field, tricky or downright bizarre question is thrown into the mix – it’s no wonder that most find themselves in a panic. When faced with a big interview, how can you make sure that you’re cool, calm and collected, especially for those out of the blue questions? Preparation is key For any interview, we recommend spending time going through your C...

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