Bringing good manners back to recruitment

Picture the scene – you are frantically sending out multiple job applications per day, crafting a cover note for each, tweaking your CV to highlight your pertinent experience relevant to the job you are applying for – and you get nothing back, if you are very “lucky” – an auto-response, acknowledging your application. As a[…]

Black holes – sending CVs to on-line job boards!

Ever wondered why you don’t even get a courtesy of a reply from some of the larger companies? Or – you think your experience is exactly what the company is looking for, but you do not even get called for a telephone interview? Answer: The larger companies have what are known as “applicant tracking systems”,[…]