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10 Top Tips for Getting Hired in 2020.

10 Top Tips for Getting Hired in 2020.   1.     Expect a Video Interview. Due to recent world events, the entire landscape of the job interview process is changing. And one of the largest changes to have arisen from recent events is video interviewing. Don’t be scared, though, video interviewing is a lot simpler than […]

What Exactly Does a Recruiter Do? A 7-Step Guide to Recruitment.

What Exactly Does a Recruiter Do? A 7-Step Guide to Recruitment.   No matter if you work in the industrial, commercial, or technical sectors, chances are you’ve had some encounters with recruiters. Be it either directly or indirectly. From friends and family to colleagues and workmates, almost everyone has some experience with recruiters or recruitment […]

5 More Tips for Getting Hired.

5 More Tips for Getting Hired.   We here at Drake Recruitment know that job interviews can be scary and intimidating. That’s why we believe you can never have enough advice and tips for acing an interview. After all, the more prepared you are, the more relaxed you’ll be. The more relaxed you are, the […]

How to Dress Appropriately for A Job Interview.

How to Dress Appropriately for A Job Interview.   Have you ever turned up to a job interview in a tiger costume, only realising that you’ve overdressed when it’s too late to change? OK, that might be a bit of an extreme, but the principle stands. Nobody wants to turn up at a job interview […]

What You Can Do After a Job Interview.

What You Can Do After a Job Interview.   The period immediately after a job interview is an area still cloudy in mystery. Some experts claim that doing one thing will increase your chances of landing the position. Yet, others will say this will hinder the likelihood of you being offered the job. So, what […]

5 Signs of Trouble When Recruiting.

How to Tell Your Not Hiring the Right Person.   Anyone who’s not worked in recruitment but reckons they could “give it a go” has either no idea how challenging recruitment can be or is a liar. As a recruiter, you’ve got to keep your eye in several places at once. It’s like one of […]

You Should Never Say These 5 Things in an Interview (and Why You Shouldn’t).

You Should Never Say These 5 Things in an Interview (and Why You Shouldn’t).   It’s not uncommon for people to give you advice when you’re going for a job interview. As soon as people find out, they suddenly all become experts in what you should say to increases your chances of landing the position. […]

4 Improvements You Can Make to Your CV.

4 Improvements You Can Make to Your CV.   Nobody’s CV is perfect – mainly because there’s no such thing as the perfect CV. Sure, your CV might be perfect for one specific company, with you having the right experience and qualifications. But, for the same position at another company, it may not be the […]

What Should You Prioritise When Recruiting?

What Should You Prioritise When Recruiting?   We don’t have to tell you that recruitment is no easy job. You know it’s difficult, we know it’s difficult, everybody knows it’s difficult. But what many people don’t know is exactly why it’s difficult. As a recruiter, you have to prioritise certain aspects of a candidate over […]

The 8 Biggest Mistakes Recruiters Will Make in 2020.

The 8 Biggest Mistakes Recruiters Will Make in 2020.   A recruiter’s job is never easy. The recruitment industry is one of the most competitive out there, and clients can be demanding. So, you have to ensure you’re doing your job to the best of your ability, and part of this is identifying mistakes. We’re […]