How to Control Curveball Interview Questions

How to Control Curveball Interview Questions

An interview can be a stressful and nerve wracking experience at the best of times, but this only increases when the interviewer throws you a curve ball. For many, this appears cruel and extremely unnecessary, but there is logic behind the madness, and you can use it to your advantage. How many basketballs can you ...more

5 Tips to Help Tackle a Group Interview

5 Tips to Help Tackle a Group Interview

For many, the concept of a one to one interview, despite its perceived intensity, is a far less daunting task than that of a group interview. The interview itself becomes more about, not only how you represent yourself, but how you come across in comparison to the other candidates around you. In adding another dimension ...more

6 ways that you can use your LinkedIn profile to get connected

6 ways that you can use your LinkedIn profile to get connected

As the world’s largest professional networking site, LinkedIn is the driving force in its market, and it is the place to focus on building your professional profile. Unlike many other networking sites, LinkedIn is more about a focus on the individual’s professional ability, key attributes, and the connections acquired. Webrecruit Ireland offers some key tips ...more

6 Tips for your Graduate Job Hunt

6 Tips for your Graduate Job Hunt

After three to four years studying, and perhaps an additional placement year in the industry, you are fully qualified, and ready to take on a new challenge. You have the skills and knowledge for your desired field, but you are struggling with the job hunt and would like some advice.   So, Webrecruit Ireland has ...more

Video interviews: Can you adapt?

Video interviews: Can you adapt?

  It is an undeniable reality that technology is continually having an impact on how companies are operating. It has never been easier to communicate globally, and as international opportunities develop, it is crucial that you are prepared for a wide range of recruitment techniques – one of which is the video interview. Whether you ...more

5 Ways to Build Your Personal Brand

5 Ways to Build Your Personal Brand

Personal branding is the process of marketing yourself and your career online or off to prospective employers. Essentially you are the product, and your brand is the way you are perceived in a business sense. According to a CareerBuilder survey, 62% of hiring managers are using Google to find out further information about their candidates. ...more

Pay Rise Tips – Advice to help you achieve success

Pay Rise Tips – Advice to help you achieve success

If you are currently in a job and feel you’ve done enough to bag yourself that all important raise? How will you fight your corner in order to show your true worth within your current job role? Plucking up the courage to request a pay rise affects the best of people, no matter what position ...more

What does a recruiter really expect to see on your CV?

What does a recruiter really expect to see on your CV?

Selling your skill set and previous work experience and qualifications to the employer is of great importance in successfully communicating your suitability for the specific role you have applied for. In today’s climate, no matter what level/seniority of the role, there will undoubtedly be a considerable degree of competition amongst competing candidates. Your Curriculum Vitae ...more

How Pinterest can help shape your career

How Pinterest can help shape your career

When shaping your pathway to your ideal career Webrecruit Ireland would normally recommend existing candidates to make LinkedIn their number one focus of their online networking. That said, Pinterest shouldn’t be ruled out and recognised as a competing network in online recruitment and it is important to understand the advantages of this visual-heavy social platform. ...more

What Not to do with Social Media while Job Hunting

What Not to do with Social Media while Job Hunting

Job hunting can be time consuming, stressful and a long drawn out process. The heartache of sending out endless applications, receiving rejection and to top it off having to deal with any current workplace frustrations is enough to drive anyone crazy. Social media is now being widely used in today’s business world and hiring managers ...more

Negotiating your way to job satisfaction

Negotiating your way to job satisfaction

A BIG well done, against 80 other applicants for the post, you got offered the job. The hard work finally paid off but is it the right job for you for the long term. Before you apply for the job, in the job specification it usually outlines the key benefits you will receive as part ...more

LinkedIn – The Best Guide for Graduates

LinkedIn – The Best Guide for Graduates

Many congratulations, you’ve graduated. Now is the time when all that work in University is to pay off and give you the opportunity to build the career you’ve always wanted. So what’s the next piece in the jigsaw of career aspirations? If you want to get ahead, get recognised and position yourself as the model ...more

How to get a job in 2014

How to get a job in 2014

As we get further into the year, now is the perfect time to consider what it is you’ve learnt over the last few months and what it is you can implement to advance your career or to begin a new career. Perhaps you’re looking to find a new job? Maybe you want to climb the ...more