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  • What should be on your Contractor CV?

    February 1, 2018

      Before you start job hunting, you’ll need to create a strong CV, that fully promotes your abilities and experience to date. We asked our Recruiters what they’d expect to see our CVs and here’s what they said:   Your contact details This may sound obvious, but they are sometimes missing off a CV so […]

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  • Five signs it’s time to switch to contracting

    January 25, 2018

      If you started the New Year dreading the idea of heading back to work, perhaps it’s a sign that the 9 to 5 employee world you work in no longer fits your needs. Working in technical and engineering industries, you’ll have no doubt worked with contractors, and perhaps even given a little thought into […]

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  • How to get the most out of your job

    June 27, 2016

    It’s easy to turn up to work every day, put in your hours, then forget about your job until the next morning. In fact, it’s so easy that this is exactly what most people choose to do with their careers. The problem is that “just getting by” won’t prepare you to move forward with your […]

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  • The do’s and don’ts of social media

    July 15, 2015

    Social media has become an extremely powerful tool over recent years and more and more contractors have begun using it to find work. Social media offers a platform for employers to discover and connect with potential employees, so as a contractor it is vital that you demonstrate appropriate social media etiquette. We have compiled a […]

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  • Top Tips for Contacting Recruiters on LinkedIn

    July 31, 2014

    LinkedIn is an extremely useful tool that recruiters can utilise to reach active jobseekers. It is a platform used to network, keep up-to-date on industry news and source candidates to fill vacancies. Despite all of its benefits LinkedIn can be detrimental to a candidate’s job search if they approach recruiters in the wrong way. Here […]

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