All Careers Advice

  • Employers often use psychometric testing to vet potential employees and help them understand a little more about your personality and ability to fit into the role they are offering – and this type of testing is becoming increasing popular.
  • Okay, here’s where I’m at with this whole ‘personal branding’ issue: today’s socially transparent world determines that if you don’t correctly build your own image, you will fail. Simple as that.
  • We recently placed an advertisement for a junior position here at Northstar. With the current job climate as it is, we expected to get a fair few applicants – however to be honest, we didn’t anticipate receiving quite the number we did, over 300! But the more startling aspect of the whole proce...
  • How a recent show of benevolence was rewarded with a punch in the guts
  • A snapshot LinkedIn survey posing the question: “Which channel has proved most successful in helping you find a job?” has revealed that despite it’s undoubted surge, social networking still has work to do. Unsurprisingly, trade press fares worst.
  • Marketing recruitment and salaries are set to rise in the coming months, according to a study that adds weight to evidence of a recovery in the industry