#recruitment

Discover everything you need to know regarding the recruitment process! From job interviews to assessment centres, psychometric tests to skype interviews, our tips from HR experts and recruiters will help you land your dream internship or graduate job.

Top tips for researching a company before a job interview

It's easy to research a company online, but how can you link this knowledge to your profile and prove that you are a perfect fit not only for the job, but also for the company?

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When should you contact recruiters during the job search?

It isn't always easy to know if and when you should contact recruiters during your job search. Should you send them an email before you apply to get insider advice or wait until afterwards? Is it even a good idea to contact recruiters or just let your CV do the talking? We’re here to answer your questions and hopefully improve your chances of getting an interview!

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12 stylish cover letter templates to get your job search off to a good start!

The Wizbii team has decided to help you get your job search off to a good start by selecting 12 stylish cover letter templates, 4 of which are free to download!

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Cover letters are dead, how to write a successful email pitch?

What's the first thing you do when you start looking for a job/internship? You make a nice, personalised CV and cover letter with the hope of getting an interview... And yet, 75% of cover letters are never even read, I'm not kidding!  That's right, you read correctly, studies show that we - HR,...

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Psychometric tests: What are they and how to prepare for them?

You’ve finally started applying for graduate jobs and there are a couple of words that are making you feel nervous: Psychometric tests. You may be completely new to them or perhaps you have undergone psychometric tests in the past, but in either case we’re here to explain the different types of t...

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Job interviews: "Forbidden questions" and how to respond

The questions asked during a job interview not only give recruiters the chance to get know candidates and gauge their interest in the position, but also to see how they react under pressure. Recruiters ask standard questions that everyone can prepare for in advance, but also trick questions to tr...

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An HR professional's advice for a successful job interview

In an increasingly competitive job market, it's important to give your all and in order to do so, you will need to make a good impression during your job interview. Discover how to behave before, during and after a job interview to ensure everything goes as smoothly as possible and avoid any nast...

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How to write a job application email

Many generations have learnt how to write a cover letter. In practice, emails have become our main channel of communication with recruiters. Along with CVs and cover letters, it has also become important to master the "job application email", in other words, the email you send along with your CV ...

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6 tips to help you ace your next job interview!

Preparing for a job interview is a little like preparing for battle: if you aren't properly prepared, you don't have much chance of succeeding! We therefore decided to give you all the tools you need to help you succeed during your next job interview and get your dream job!  Article by Coach and ...

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The job search: When should you call employers?

We all know the standard routine when trying to find a job: hours spent perfecting your cover letter to match the job requirements, making sure you have used the right adjectives to describe yourself to avoid words like “passionate”, sending a creative CV to stand out from the crowd… but what if ...

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How to write a follow-up email after a job interview

You're looking for a job, and it's taking ages. Finding a job is extremely time consuming and often not very fruitful, which is why favoring the quality of applications over the quantity will save you time. Everyone keeps telling you to send personalised applications! Follow-up emails are as impo...

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Letter of recommendation: Why is it important and how do I ask for one?

We all know how difficult it is to find the job of our dreams these days, not to mention the amount of CVs and cover letters that need to be sent before being employed by a company. There's no shortage of articles on how to write a good CV or cover letter, so many that it's easy to forget that th...

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The top 10 qualities and skills employers are looking for!

We usually have a vague idea what kinds of questions recruiters will ask during job interviews: "What are your strengths?" or "Why are you suitable for this job?". These questions allow recruiters to measure your qualities (or "soft skills") and, more importantly, determine if you will fit in wel...

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#Recruitment: What hobbies and interests should you include on your CV?

Ah, the famous "Hobbies and Interests" section... Even if it's not the first thing recruiters look at, it's still important as it allows recruiters to get an insight into your personality and interests. Certain companies such as Club Med for example, say that your personality is just as important...

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How to write a follow-up email

You're right in the middle of searching for an internship, contracts and the plenty of other tasks that take up a high percentage of your time. Job hunting, in general, is time consuming and rarely fruitful. That's exactly why putting quality before quantity is crucial when managing your time. Su...

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