We have posted almost 100 career blogs to this site during 2012 and we’ve been looking back over the ones that you have read the most.
When we did last year’s summary we found that whilst advice on CVs and Interviews came out on top there was also interest in finding out more about other areas of online job-hunting. For this year, though, it’s guidance on Interview technique and CV writing that proved most popular.
Here are the 5 Worklife blogs that you read the most…why not read them again if you plan to be job searching in 2013…and let us know if they have helped you prepare this year…
The most read blog on our site this year; this offers advice on how to give a good impression when you hear ‘Do you have any questions for us?’
Amongst the advice on what you should be including, this look at some of the things that you shouldn’t be including proved very popular.
In this post our guest blogger looked at the preparation that you need to do before a telephone interview. They are becoming more popular with recruiters as a first stage screening phase so need to be treated with the same importance as a face to face interview.
Your CV should be a sales document, opening a door and setting the tone for a potential interview. In this blogged we talked about some of ways to get in the right mind-set when you write it.
This showcased some of the easiest traps to fall in to during an interview. If you’ve ever sat there wondering why you’re not clicking with the interviewer, the chances are you’re doing one of the things we wrote about.
As the year draws to a close we’ve been looking back at the many posts that we’ve shared with you to see which have been the most popular and the most widely read. It helps to provide us with a snapshot of what jobseekers want to read and the type of advice they look for.
We usually find that most of you like reading blogs about covering letters, CVs and interviews, but it has been interesting this year to see the increasing popularity of posts concerning different aspects of online job hunting.
Here are five of the most read blogs – if you haven’t read them yet then now is a good time to catch up!
This is one of the most asked questions, and one of the most popular Google searches by jobseekers. It’s always tricky to get right, especially with letter writing potentially becoming a dying art! This comprehensive post tells you most of what you need to know!
Blogs and articles about interview preparation are always popular and this one, dealing as it does with the most frequently asked – and often trickiest to answer – questions was the interview oriented post that you read the most.
With more job applications now being made and processed entirely online it makes sense to ensure that your details are as safe as possible. The simple guidelines contained in this, piece proved popular throughout the year. Continue reading “The Top 5 Career Advice Blogs You Read in 2011” »
As promised in last week’s post on the top blogs to follow, we will regularly be showcasing some of the best recent blog posts that we have read.
It’s a great way to bring some of the fresh writing and thinking that you can find in the HR and Recruitment blogosphere to a wider audience, and to help our clients and jobseekers gain further insight in to some of the discussions taking place around the future of recruitment.
Today we feature 5 blogs that will interest jobseekers:
Impassioned piece from a recent graduate which has been showcased on Graduate Fog, the specialist graduate careers advice website – Why do We Think It’s Our Human Right to Have a Job We Love? Raises some interesting questions about degrees that lead to a job vs degrees on subjects that you are passionate about. Continue reading “5 Blogs to Read for Jobseekers” »