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The Job Podcast - Series 2

In series 2 Nigel's long term colleague Lorna Rutter joins the podcast where they share many many years of experiences and focus on giving advice specific to job seekers to help them during their job search.

Researching ahead of an interviewNigel Job & Lorna Rutter
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During this 15 minute Podcast Lorna and Nigel discuss how to best prepare for an interview to optimise the opportunity. We discuss: 

  • How to get yourself in the right headspace and perform at your best

  • How to approach your research into the company

  • How to prepare for interview questions 

  • How to gain commitment from the interviewer at the end of the interview. 

Being HeadhuntedNigel Job & Lorna Rutter
00:00 / 01:04

It's quite flattering when you have been headhunted for a job role, but what does it actually mean?  In this podcast we talk about how headhunting works but most importantly we discuss how anyone can get headhunted by using LinkedIn, networking and developing skills through training. 

Using social media to optimise your job searchNigel Job & Lorna Rutter
00:00 / 01:04

In this podcast Lorna and Nigel discuss how you can use social media to optimise your job search. Discover: 

  • The importance of a social media detox

  • How to find opportunities through your friends and family networks

  • How to use LinkedIn as a pro-active tool to find your next job. 

Building relationships with recruitersNigel Job & Lorna Rutter
00:00 / 01:04

During this episode Nigel and Lorna explore how best to build relationships with recruiters so that they are doing their very best to support your job search. Included in this episode is: 
How to avoid cowboy recruiters!

  • How to research into different recruitment companies and how to make sure you are working with ones that are going to bring you job opportunities that meet your career goals.

  • Find out about different types of recruiting methods, why it is useful to know the difference and how this can affect your job search. 

Optimising your CVNigel Job & Lorna Rutter
00:00 / 01:04

This episode discusses how to optismise your CV /Resume in order to give you the best possible chance to access interviews and how the best employers will assess them. We explore: 

  • Why a CV is important?  It is your primary marketing tool to make a significant first impression. 

  • Top tips when writing your CV

  • Why highlighting your achievements is essential?

Building rapport at at interviewNigel Job & Lorna Rutter
00:00 / 01:04

This episode, the first in this mini podcast series is largely aimed at candidates actively searching for jobs and engaging with interviews. During this episode Nigel and Lorna discuss how best to build rapport during an interview from both the interviewee and the interviewers perspective.