In Praise Of The Over 50 Employee

8th October 2014

The other day I happened to come across an old article from the Guardian about an unemployed man who had applied for the same job twice.  He applied once using his real age of 50+...

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Welcome to the future of work – Is the 9 to 5 a thing of the past?

11th September 2014

When I was a child I remember reading a brilliant article about how the world of work would change in the future. It confidently predicted that by 2020 we would all have intelligent robots that...

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Getting The Right Person – What Are Active Or Passive Candidates?

7th August 2014

As you would imagine we see a lot of candidates here at Jobwise and we treat everyone as an individual. Part of our role is to ‘assess’ the individual jobseeker. That doesn’t mean we pop...

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How to ace your telephone interview

15th July 2014

So you’ve completed numerous applications, but finally all the form filling has paid off and you’ve finally landed your first interview…but wait, they want to do it over the phone? Don’t be alarmed! Phone interviews...

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Flexible Working And You – The New Rules.

3rd July 2014

Flexible working comes in many forms and it’s not a new thing.  Government departments and similar institutions have had flexible working schemes for many years and, on the whole, it seems to work well. Other...

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The Importance of Workplace Culture in Attracting Candidates

11th June 2014

The Importance of Workplace Culture in Attracting Candidates Jobwise have just been awarded 14th place in the Great Place to Work awards 2014. This is our 3rd consecutive year of being in the top 20....

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5 job application mistakes that will make a recruiter see red!

22nd May 2014

Job-hunting can be a time consuming and laborious process and like any work it requires you to be focused, disciplined and organised. Making a mistake in a job application can cost you a chance of...

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So why do you want to work for us? – Should you need to ask this question?

16th April 2014

When you consider the employment and recruitment marketplace at the moment something is readily apparent. Over the last year things have changed. There are still people looking for the perfect job and there are still...

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