Competency-based interviews in Sales

Job interviews can be tough. Still, when it comes to pressure, few job applications can match the nerve-wracking process that is the competency-based sales interview. Not only do you need to be ready to cite examples of your track sales performance, you also need to be able to explain, expand upon and maybe even justify your answers.

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Fear not, as Simon Cannon (pictured below), Manager of Sales Recruitment at Robert Walters, is here to give us his top five tips…

Living and working in: Liverpool

What’s over 800 years old, home to some 1.5 million people, the birthplace of the biggest band to ever walk the face of the Earth… oh, and two world-famous football dynasties? The answer, of course, is Liverpool. It’s also a thriving city to live and work in…

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Key industries

According to Liverpool Vision, the city’s economic development company, the Liverpool city region has an economy worth £20bn. Central to this is the port and its associated storage, logistics and services businesses.

Work-life balance in IT

Computing skills are in high demand. As we become increasingly reliant on digital technologies – from our smartphone to our smart fridge – technicians, coders and project managers are expected to deliver on time, every time. So how do they maintain a work-life balance?

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“November is the busiest time of year,” says Gavin Massey, project director at Red Ant, a digital experience company that works with brands like Topshop and Universal. “Everyone in retail wants a new website for Christmas, recruiters want their new jobs live for January, restaurants want their

Jobsite wins National Online Recruitment Award

Jobsite are proud to announce a double win at the National Online Recruitment Awards (NORA) held in London on 12 November. Beating fierce competition from CV Library, Total Jobs, Monster and Indeed.

As we approach our 20th year we were recognised by winning the ‘Best Generalist Job Board Award’ for the 3rd year in a row and the 7th time overall.

5 Entry level IT roles

Unemployment is falling and firms across the UK are hiring again. Those with IT skills are in high demand – including graduates straight out of university and jobseekers with basic computer knowledge. While some employers require computer-related degrees, such is the shortage of IT professionals that many don’t and will provide in-house and on-the-job training instead.

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Here are five entry-level positions to consider…