Quality &/or quantity?

I know from previous experience, if I have been out of work there is a huge tendency to apply for any job that looks remotely suitable, mainly out of sheer panic!  The order of the day is usually something like this: 1) Put the kettle on 2) Check the over night responses from previous jobs[…]

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”,[…]