All Careers Advice

  • Find out your worth! Use our salary checker tool below to find out the average salary that a person is earning for that given job. Just simply complete at least two criteria from the lists below to calculate the average salary.
  • Securing an interview is both a huge accomplishment and a nerve-wracking situation. While it is completely normal to feel nervous, it is essential that you are as prepared as possible. Preparation will see that you are as comfortable and confident as possible during an interview, which contri...
  • The marketplace for procurement and supply chain jobs remains tough and competitive. A CV that shouts your achievements and skills is therefore absolutely essential. Most employers will spend less than 30 seconds reading your CV. So it has got to have immediate impact.
  • The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

  • A Curriculum Vitae is a self-marketing tool and getting an interview can depend on how good your CV is. You will need to consider what to include, how much detail is needed and how to make your CV stand out from all the others.
  • Understandably, many people find discussing salaries uncomfortable and embarrassing during an interview. However, most interviewers expect some bartering and, if it motivates you to put more into the job, it is worthwhile for both the applicant and the employer.
  • Rapport is the connection between two people; the spoken and unspoken words that say ‘we are on the same page’. In an interview situation you can employ numerous techniques to maximize the rapport between yourself and your interviewer.
  • The main aim of a covering letter is to encourage recruiters to read your CV. However, it needs to do a lot more than say, 'here is my CV!'. In short, it is the biggest chance you have to sell yourself.
  • Employers often use psychometric testing to vet potential employees and help them understand a little more about your personality and ability to fit into the role they are offering – and this type of testing is becoming increasing popular.