Job Hunt Hustles! 13 reasons why your recruiter hasn’t gotten back to you In this age of technology and communication getting ghosted after applying for a job must be one of the most painful things to experience, even sometimes more painful than being ghosted by your significant other. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons your recruiter hasn’t gotten back to you. Some of them are simple yet unexpected. Read More 3 Common E-Mail Mistakes To Avoid When Reaching Out To A Recruiter Technology has made our ability to connect to people much easier. Gone are the days where the main method of applying for jobs was sending hardcopy job applications through the post office and not know whether they were received or not. Today, within a significantly... Read More 3 lies you’ve been told about how to conduct yourself in interviews! Have you ever wondered if the reason you get regrets after interviews may be because you’re utilizing WRONG advice about how you should conduct yourself in interviews? A lot of us have been exposed to different tips from different people about different areas in our... Read More 4 Mistakes You’re Making in Job Interviews! If you haven’t already, read our blog post about how to get ready to succeed in an interview and possibly, get hired! In the same spirit, we're sharing with you some of the mistakes we have seen job seekers make in our interviews, which often limit their chances of... Read More 4 pieces of job hunting advice that don’t work in your favor! Everyone is looking to get a job that they like, and that is aligned with their career ambitions, which is not an easy feat considering the statistics around unemployment. As such, there is a TONNE of advice given; from friends, family, acquaintances and the internet... Read More 5 Reasons You May Land On a Recruiters/Organisations Blacklist as a Job Seeker! We want to play a game today; called truth or truth. Ever seen those adverts on local newspapers with a photo and caption ‘So and So no longer works here?’ We shall never know the real issues that earned them a moment of fame on a local daily, but we know that type of... Read More 5 Strategies To Hack Your Job Hunting Hustle! Have you been looking for a job lately, and just feel like you're in a rut and things are not moving? Approaching job hunting with clear goals and strategies is more likely to increase your chances of success. Many times, when we have interacted with job seekers,... Read More 5 Ways You Can Land Your Next Job Through LinkedIn! LinkedIn has grown to become a KEY platform for job seekers and recruiters alike. Recruiters use LinkedIn to headhunt talented professionals who are a good fit for organizations they work in, or for clients they are hiring for. Now, if you are a job seeker actively... Read More Building a relationship with a recruiter Job hunting is quite a tasking experience and in order to increase your chances of landing your dream job, you need to build a network of professionals, among them, being recruiters. Read More Experiencing Burn Out From Job Hunting? 2 Simple Questions To Ask Yourself. Have you been applying for jobs for what seems like a never-ending period of time and not getting any luck? Feeling fatigued from submitting countless applications that don’t seem to be progressing? You’re probably going through job-hunting fatigue. If you’re feeling... Read More From Boring To Fun: Showcase Your Personality In Interviews With These 3 Tips! What words come to mind when you think of an interview? Formal? Serious? Suit? What if we told you interviews can be fun? Yes, fun! Many people tend to think that being very formal in an interview and not showing their personality will be translated into how serious... Read More Getting Ready To Succeed In an Interview! So your job hunting hustles have paid off, and you've been invited for an interview with the recruiter, or the hiring manager. How do you ensure you're prepared to succeed in the interview and potentially get shortlisted, or better yet, get the job? We'll be sharing... Read More Is my CV the problem? You have done a hundred applications and aren't getting feedback. Many companies aren’t relying on just CV for recruiting The traditional way of recruitment leads you to believe it's your CV that isn't getting you a foot in the door i.e. a callback? While this might... Read More Job Hunting? Learn How To Align The Job Description To Your Profile When hiring, many organizations take time creating job descriptions internally or through a recruiter. It is not just for the sake of it. This process helps them get the ideal profile they are looking for clear. The JD also acts as their guiding document during... Read More Job hunting? This is why assessing the organization’s culture matters. Ever worked in an organization whose culture you did not enjoy and wished you had the power to change things? Thinking back now, what would you have done differently during the application and assessment process? The job-hunting process should not only involve you... Read More Leave out these five things in your CV The job market is stiff and it's a no-brainer that your CV has to be in top shape in order to attract a hiring manager or recruiter, and it has to be 2-3 pages long. Some things have become obsolete and take up too much space and as a result, are no longer required in... Read More Looking to create meaningful LinkedIn connections? Here are 3 tips you can use to achieve this! Are you looking to forge more meaningful professional relationships? LinkedIn might be a good place to start. All you need is a smart device and internet to connect to as many people as you’d like, at the comfort of your living room, or wherever else you prefer. What... Read More Nail your next phone interview with these tips! The world has certainly changed for many of us, and as always, we continue to hope that we'll see an end to this sooner rather than later. For organizations that are still hiring, assessing candidates virtually is now the new norm, and passing the phone interview is a... Read More Position yourself as a great candidate with these 4 tips! In our career coaching work, we are often asked by our clients how they can effectively position themselves to get the jobs they desire. This is especially an important skill one should have when they are looking to transition into a different career/industry. It’s a... Read More Recruiter Secrets – 3 questions you should ask after every job interview Asking questions in an interview has always been a skeptical approach for most job seekers we interact with. Many are actually surprised that we encourage them to come for interviews with questions about the role and the organization. It’s not a trick, we just love to... Read More Recruiter Secrets: 3 pet peeves recruiters & hiring managers have. We've often talked about what job seekers should do to avoid being disqualified from the selection process by recruiters or hiring managers, which certainly hints at today's topic; what pet peeves do recruiters and hiring managers to have? Read below to find out. 1.... Read More Recruiters are human! Want to know the difference between a job seeker and recruiter scroll down. ... ... ... ... ... Continue scrolling, the answer might surprise you! ... ... ... ... ... There is none recruiters are human, just like you. They are working to ensure they connect great... Read More The right way to ask for help when job-hunting, and what not to do! Being unemployed is not a great feeling, and asking for help can feel daunting especially because you want to avoid coming across as a burden to others at all costs. One big potential deal-breaker is how you communicate what you need. No matter what channel you use to... Read More These 3 reference mistakes may be costing you a job offer letter! Ever gone through an entire selection process and made it to the reference check stage only to find out that you won’t be getting the offer letter? It can be quite heartbreaking, especially after you’ve put in a lot of effort and energy into the selection process... Read More This Is How You’re Sabotaging Your Job Search! As the year gears to an end, we’d like to share with you some of the ways we have seen job seekers sabotage their job search and why this may be the reason you’re not hearing back from recruiters, and/or employers. With the unemployment rate spiking every year, it’s... Read More Three Mistakes Candidates Make When Answering Interview Questions! As recruiters, we're always rooting for candidates we get to interview for our client's roles. However, as the interviewee, you have a critical role to play in showcasing why you should be considered for the position you're being assessed for. To help you avoid making... Read More What do recruiters look for on your LinkedIn profile? Has a recruiter approached you before on LinkedIn? If you answered yes, this means you're probably doing LinkedIn right. If not, and you're currently job hunting, you're in luck today. Here's a cheat sheet you can use to up your game and have recruiters approach you. ... Read More Winning Applications: Avoid these 5 common mistakes We like to acknowledge the fact that job hunting is not easy. We know because we are constantly getting requests from hundreds of job seekers who are looking for jobs, and some of them can’t seem to understand why they are not getting hired. Times have evolved,... Read More Wondering why you always make the shortlist but don’t get hired? This may be why. The hiring process can be and often is an intensive process. In recent years, the selection process for many organizations has grown to include a variety of methods used to assess candidates such as customized application forms, take-home tests, personality tests, and... Read More Checklists for your job search! Cheat sheets for succeeding in your job hunt !