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What is recruitment?

In this article we explain the answer to this simple question in a way that will help you understand that recruiting is a process, and to be successful it must be methodical. Recruitment is the process of finding and hiring the best-qualified candidate for a job opening. It should be carried out in a timely and cost-effective way.

How to deal with the salary question

If you have used a recruitment agency or applied to a job on-line then you should have a clear idea of what the job you are interviewing for is offering as a salary and package. Saying that, many employers do not reveal what they are going to offer – this might be because they haven’t completed a budget for the role or department, they might have some flexibility as they are hiring for multiple positions…

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How to talk about your achievements

Many people are naturally cautious and careful about talking about how great they are. In an interview situation however it is your job to ‘blow your own trumpet’. The interviewer is likely to ask a question like:
“Tell me about your major achievements at XYZ Company.”
“What was your greatest success in Company ABC?”
You must be fully prepared to answer this question.

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How to prepare for interviews

Congratulations, your CV has done its job and you have been invited to interview! Now it’s time to prepare.
You should be sure that you know everything you can about the company. If you went through an agency the recruitment consultant will tell you who the interviewer(s) will be. Use LinkedIn to find about the interviewer’s own career.