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Body Language – How Important is it During a Job Interview?

Body Language – How Important is it During a Job Interview?   Believe it or not, your body language during a job interview can be just as, if not more important than what you say. If you don’t believe us, imagine this scenario – a well-dressed, well-educated individual who is qualified and available for the […]

What Not to Wear to a Job Interview.

What Not to Wear to a Job Interview.   Being invited to a job interview is your first chance to get your foot in the door – metaphorically speaking. You’d like to think that you’d have more than just your foot in the door for an interview. However, if that shoe is wearing the wrong […]

6 Mistakes to Avoid During a Job Interview in 2020.

6 Mistakes to Avoid During a Job Interview in 2020.   Job interviews can be a tricky business. One wrong move and you’ve immediately hurt your chances of landing the role. Which, of course, is the complete opposite of what you’re trying to achieve at the interview. However, luckily for you, we’re going to highlight […]

Tattoos in Job Interviews – Should I Hide Them?

Tattoos in Job Interviews – Should I Hide Them?   Sporting ink in the workplace may not affect how you work, but it may, unfortunately, decrease your chances of landing a job in the first place. Before we continue, no, we’re not saying this is or isn’t fair. After all, we believe that a person’s […]

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 […]