New year, new job; top 5 tips to take the next step in your career in 2021

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New year, new job; top 5 tips to take the next step in your career in 2021

With 2021 upon us many people will be reflecting on the past 12 months and reviewing their goals for the year ahead. If you are thinking about a new job or new career in 2021 here are our top tips to help you succeed.

Understanding the candidate recruitment process

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Understanding the candidate recruitment process

Our Talent Team focus solely on finding you the right job and they are always on hand to offer honest and objective advice.

How to write a good contractor CV

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How to write a good contractor CV

Our consultants have put together this useful guide to help you write a good contractor CV.

COVID-19 job support toolkit

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COVID-19 job support toolkit

If you've been affected by coronavirus we're here to help, our COVID-19 job support toolkit has everything you need to secure a new job.

Finding a new job after redundancy

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Finding a new job after redundancy

To help you find a new job after redundancy and take some of the stress away, we have created a free redundancy toolkit with everything you need.

Resignation advice guide

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Resignation advice guide

You have a job offer but what comes next? We’ve created a resignation letter email template and a job offer letter template alongside some helpful advice.

Formulating a career plan

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Formulating a career plan

How do you know if a job is right for you? Formulating a career plan can help you evaluate whether a job is good fit.

How to write an attention grabbing cover letter

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How to write an attention grabbing cover letter

Not sure how to write a cover letter? Our team have put together a useful guide with examples and templates you can tailor to fit.

Optimise your social media profiles

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Optimise your social media profiles

Don't let your social media profiles stop you from securing your dream job; optimise your social media profiles with our helpful tips.

Graduate guide to job hunting

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Graduate guide to job hunting

We have put together some specific tips and advice for graduate job hunters to help you find your dream graduate job.

Skype video interview

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Video interview tips

Preparation is essential to a successful job interview. Find out more with our helpful video interview tips.

Face to face job interview preparation

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Face to face job interview preparation

Preparation is essential to a successful job interview. Find out more with our helpful face to face interview tips.

Telephone interview preparation

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Telephone interview preparation

Preparation is essential to a successful telephone interview. Find out how to handle a phone interview with our helpful telephone interview tips.

Questions to ask in an interview

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Questions to ask in an interview

We have put together some questions you can ask in an interview to help you decide whether a job is right for you.

Common interview questions

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Common interview questions

Preparing for a job interview will give you confidence. We have compiled a list of some common interview questions so you can plan your answers.

Download our free CV template

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Download our free CV template

Does writing your CV fill you with dread? We have created a CV template to download for free to transform your CV from standard to stand out.

Job search tips

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Job search tips

By planning your search and implementing our job search tips you could have a new job sooner than you think.

Hobbies and interests; top 5 CV mistakes

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Hobbies and interests; top 5 CV mistakes

IntaPeople's top tips on how to successfully add hobbies and Interests in your CV correctly.

Top tips to create an engaging software developer CV

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Top tips to create an engaging software developer CV

You’re great at writing code but maybe writing a CV doesn’t come as naturally. So, how do you write a software developer CV that showcases your skills?

Top CV mistakes

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Top CV mistakes

How to write the perfect CV; we asked our team of recruitment consultants to highlight the key mistakes they commonly see on CVs.

CV advice – How to write a successful CV

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CV advice – How to write a successful CV

Your CV is an opportunity to sell yourself to employers. Check out our useful CV tips and advice guide to help you make the most out of your CV.

Employee workplace benefits; how does your package compare?

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Employee workplace benefits; how does your package compare?

If you want to know exactly how your current employee benefits stack up against other employers in the local area get in touch with our Talent Team.

When is the best time of year to find a job?

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When is the best time of year to find a job?

With Christmas fast approaching, wait…yes, we dared to say the C bomb in October! As the shops are quickly filling with festive goodies from tubs of chocolates to Christmas party foods, we wanted to give some insight into hiring trends to help candidates prepare for the year ahead.

Have you heard of the concerning interview trick doing the rounds?

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Have you heard of the concerning interview trick doing the rounds?

One hiring manger has revealed how he uses the ‘coffee cup trick’ to determine whether a candidate has the right attitude.

Considering relocating? Why Cardiff is the best place to live and work

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Considering relocating? Why Cardiff is the best place to live and work

If you’re looking for an energetic city with a relaxed vibe (yes, that’s an oxymoron), Cardiff is the place for you; it’s unique and great in so many ways.

Should I accept a counter-offer?

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Should I accept a counter-offer?

These are our top five reasons why you should probably reject counter-offers from your employer.

7 things to consider before accepting a job offer

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7 things to consider before accepting a job offer

Receiving a job offer is exciting but it makes sense to take a moment to properly evaluate your options and make sure you are making the best choice for you.

Academia vs industry: Which career path is right for you?

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Academia vs industry: Which career path is right for you?

Are you a life sciences graduate or doctoral student wondering what to do next with your career? Here we look at the pros and cons of academia vs industry.

Jargon buster, understanding pharmaceutical job ads

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Jargon buster, understanding pharmaceutical job ads

Are you, or soon to be, a recent life science graduate? Here we have a quick rundown of common technical acronyms that come up in pharmaceutical job adverts.

Why people change jobs now more than ever

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Why people change jobs now more than ever

7 reasons why you might want a new job. Even if you are content don’t close yourself off to other options as you could be even happier somewhere else!

Should you switch to a career in digital technology?

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Should you switch to a career in digital technology?

The digital economy is growing 50% faster than the wider economy. Jobs that were once in demand just 10 years ago are being replaced with IT systems that are more cost effective and efficient. If you are pondering a move to digital technology read on as we look at what it takes to join digital.

Why should I use a recruiter when I can send my CV direct?

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Why should I use a recruiter when I can send my CV direct?

Applying direct may make you feel more in control however recruiters have a lot to offer and it is worth giving them a chance to prove their worth.

10 tips to help you get the most out of a careers fair

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10 tips to help you get the most out of a careers fair

A careers fair is a great way to ease yourself into job interviews and job hunting. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of a careers fair.

How do you know if a job is right for you?

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How do you know if a job is right for you?

1. What are your reasons for leaving your current position? This is a good place to start when it comes to evaluating job opportunities. You don’t want to start a new job only to find out that it has the same pitfalls as your current role. 2. Does this job add to your CV? You …

Skype video interview

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10 tips to Skype interview success

Today’s job seeker should be prepared to communicate and conduct interviews across multiple platforms. Skype is arguably one of the most difficult to master.