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How a recruitment agency can save you money & advantages of a temporary workforce

Saturday 23rd January 2021
Lakshmi Thurairatnam (Platinum Plus Recruitment)

Sometimes organisations may require extra employees for a few days a week or for a one-off role. Ordinarily it can be a challenge to locate the right person who is willing to take on such short-term project, especially at short notice. There are often plenty of competent individuals who would be glad of the work on specific days. This is the thinking behind Platinum Plus Recruitment, we do not only assist with permanent hire, but we also offer temporary candidates and flexible working, putting companies and job hunters together for mutual benefit. Only the best A recruitment agency's greatest asset is its reputation, and this depends on always sending the best professionals out to organisations. Consequently, Platinum Plus Recruitment will only shortlist…

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Online masterclasses: How to perform well in job interviews

Thursday 7th January 2021
Your CV Consultant

Employability expert Jamie Hughes will teach you the keys to a great interview performance in any scenario. In our online class we will cover all the elements that will make sure that you are the best version of you on the day. Interviews are no different to any other element of business. Preparation and practice can boost performance significantly. Let us show you how. Content • How to prepare effectively before the interview • How to answer the key questions effectively • How to 'read the room' and adapt your style • Managing nerves before and during • How to close out an interview This course is for you if... • Nerves destroy your interview chances • You struggle to find the right answers to employers' questions • Selling yourself in a big challenge • You have no idea how to…

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Covid-19 and my job search experience

Wednesday 2nd December 2020
Andrew Garvey (Test Analyst)

In this article we asked Andrew Garvey to document his job searching experience in 2020. He covers topics ranging from LinkedIn, job search and CV's. This first hand experience is a unique insight into the issues facing people looking for employment in the midst of a pandemic. On reflection, the lockdown has been kinder to me than many others. From working in the same office as a colleague who was one of the first Covid-19 cases in the UK, to spending six months with a travel company through the most turbulent trading period in their history, and wondering which day would be my last, it's been a challenging time. But I'm one of the lucky ones, I've managed to stay in…

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Job Searching and Your CV Consultant in 2020

Saturday 28th November 2020
Chris Pennington (Client Services Director at Your CV Consultant)

End of Year Comments and Thoughts In 2020 we have seen the impact of Covid-19 on employment across the UK and globally. At Your CV Consiltant we therefore have one purpose in mind; helping clients to find their next job. Through our site clients now have 'one stop' access to our team of professional CV writers, career coaches and a UK job search page. Additionally we now offer multiple discounts which have also proven popular with clients who are unemployed and want to ensure their CV matches and stands out against other applicants. Check out our recent feedback from our testimonial page. This year we are proud to have helped so many people back into employment. Our plans for 2021 are to continue to provide…

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Redundancy and how we can help you

Monday 5th October 2020
Chris Pennington (Client Services Director at Your CV Consultant)

Since March 2020 and the outbreak of the COVID-19 Pandemic, we have been contacted by many clients who have lost their job through redundancy. Redundancy can be a life changing event. Taking away foundations and routine at short notice. We understand. Your CV Consultant as a result has implemented the 'Redundancy Support Package'. This unique package has been created to support you when you need it the most. There are a number of key features; - Skype/Online Career Consultations - Multiple CV's created to target different career paths - Interview advice - Career direction - Job search help (in addition to our free job search page) - LinkedIn Optimisation - Multiple bespoke cover letters This strong support package is delivered by our qualified life and performance coach Jamie…

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Helping clients find new jobs

Thursday 3rd September 2020
Chris Pennington (Client Services Director at Your CV Consultant)

Helping clients find new jobs Over the last few months Your CV Consultant has been pleased to help our clients find new positions across the UK and globally. Since the Covid-19 pandemic, we have offered a £20 discount on our Gold CV Packages to help clients who may have found themselves in need of a new job. We know this has been appreciated due to the response we have had back from clients. As a result we are pleased to announce this will continue at least until the end of 2020! We have received such positive feedback that we have decided to share. Click here to read what our clients think. If you need any advice regarding your CV email info@yourcvconsultant.co.uk so we can…

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Strategies To Progress With Your Career

Thursday 30th July 2020
Chris Pennington (Client Services Director at Your CV Consultant)

Since the outbreak of Covid-19, we have seen many clients contact us in relation to updating and creating a new CV. However, maybe now is also the time to assess your career and future strategies in this uncertain time. Your CV Consultant would like to help clients prepare for new employment and a new career in light of the pandemic. In addition to a new CV, many of our clients benefit from 'Strategies To Progress With Your Career' which are part of our Phone and Skype Consultation CV Packages. These packages are also completed by a qualified life and performance coach who will help you plan ahead for a future when employment will look different than it did in the past. Recent…

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The benefits of a Skype CV consultation

Thursday 18th June 2020
Chris Pennington (Client Services Director at Your CV Consultant)

Since our inception in 2016, Your CV Consultant have developed a reputation for delivering a variety of CV writing services of the highest standard and at great value for money. In 2020 we have seen how COVID-19 has impacted upon employment. Going into an office and meeting recruitment professionals for help relating to writing a new CV or seeking career advice is not always an option anymore. Within this period Skype has become a safe and viable alternative for many of our clients. If you are looking to update your CV or progress your career, our Skype CV Package will create for you a professional CV, LinkedIn profile optimisation and cover letter. Over online Skype consultations, our qualified life and performance coach…

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Updating your CV when on furlough

Sunday 24th May 2020
Chris Pennington (Client Services Director at Your CV Consultant)

If you're one of the millions of people in the UK still on furlough, it would be wise to use this time to update your CV so you are ready to take advantage of work opportunities that may arise. Below we have put together a few simple pointers on how to plan the writing of your CV so it stands up to recruitment scrutiny! Personal Profile A personal profile is a good place to start as it's a very effective introduction to your experience and skill set, helping the reader to see at a glance what you can bring to their business and where your strengths are from the onset. However, if it's not relevant to the job application you are sending…

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The Best Work From Home Jobs

Thursday 2nd April 2020
Rebecca Hart (Online Marketer at StudentJob UK)

Staying at home due to Covid-19 gives you time to redecorate, spend time with your family and eat way too much food, but what about earning money? You may think your chances of finding a job, especially one that is work from home-friendly, may be harder than ever, however, there are plenty of work from home jobs waiting for you! Let's go through the top 5! Online Tutoring Online tutoring is the perfect way to put your skills to good use. If you have a specialised degree or just a passion in a certain area, then why not earn some cash from it? Most tutoring services do not ask for specific qualifications, so just make sure you know your stuff! Why should you…

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