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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 […]

The 5 Most Common Lies on CV’s (and Why You Shouldn’t Put Them on Yours).

The 5 Most Common Lies on CV’s (and Why You Shouldn’t Put Them on Yours).   When it comes to writing your CV or resume, you might be tempted to beef it up a little. Add some extra experience here, altering the dates there. White lies, some people call them. Assuming that enhancing your chances […]

The Ultimate Job Interview Guide.

The Ultimate Job Interview Guide.   Job interviews can be tough. They can cause nervousness, stress, and general unease. But here at Drake Recruitment, we believe that, if you’re fully prepared for the interview, you can largely limit these feelings and come away from the interview fairly confident in yourself. “But how can I be […]

6 Reasons Why You Should Use a Recruitment Agency in 2020.

6 Reasons Why You Should Use a Recruitment Agency in 2020.   If you’re looking for work this year, why not use the help of a recruiter or a recruitment agency? After all, it’s their job. You wouldn’t deny an ice-cream man from serving ice-cream or stop a lollipop lady from helping children cross the […]