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June Career Advice Round-Up

Written by: Charlotte Rogers
Published on: 28 Jun 2023

June career roundup

Is this the month you decided to kick-start your job search or have you been looking for a while? Whatever your situation, we have career advice that can help you land the new role of your dreams. We want to support you on this journey, so if you have anything you’d like to read about, don’t hesitate to get in touch. 

This month, we’ve shared 5 new articles. From interview questions to negotiating salary during a cost-of-living crisis, we’re here to help you. Take the next step and learn more to improve your job search. 

Questions interviewers ask during a phone interview

Phone interviews are usually one of the first steps in the recruitment process. They’re often there so the employer can get a feel for who you are, what you can bring to the team and if you’re a suitable candidate to offer interview spaces to. There are many things you should be doing to prepare for phone interviews, including research. You should be treating phone interviews like regular in-person ones. Click the link above to read the full article. 

What has remote working taught you?

Whether you’ve been working remotely for a long time or Covid pushed you into it, there are many skills you would have learnt from this experience. Sometimes, when working in an environment, it’s hard to notice what has changed and what you’ve learned throughout this time. However, it’s a good idea to look back and think about what you’ve truly learnt from remote working. Some of these skills are exactly what employers are looking for, so you should be shouting about them. 

How to use job descriptions to your advantage

Job descriptions are one of the most important parts of a job spec. So why wouldn’t you be using this to your full advantage? When writing your CV and preparing for interviews, this should be the main part of your research. Use the job description as a foundation and build around it to get the perfect CV for that employer. Click the link above to learn more about job descriptions and how you can use them to your full advantage. 

Negotiating salary during a cost-of-living crisis

It feels like everyone is struggling with the same thing right now and it’s something that we should be standing up against. If you feel like you deserve a pay rise, you should be discussing this with your employer. It’s not something that will happen for everyone, but if you don’t try, you won’t know! Cost-of-living is affecting everyone in different ways and you deserve to be compensated fairly for the work you do. Click the link to read the full article and see how you can ask for a pay review. 

Career advice for recent graduates

It’s almost that time of year where a fresh batch of graduates are ready to make the most of their degree and find new jobs. However, it’s never as easy as leaving education and finding the role for you. It can be a scary time for some people and we’re here to help you make the most of your resources and get the most out of your job search. We can help make your life as a graduate a little easier. Read the full article to find out how.