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How to write a cover letter that makes a great first impression

Employers receive stacks of applications. Sometimes hundreds. So they don’t want to spend all day trawling through pages and pages of fluff. To stand out from the crowd and make an instant impression, keep your cover letter to....

Read more 18 May 2018

Are You Best Suited to a Small Company or a Large Business?

Little or large: It’s a conflict as old as boys against girls, dogs versus cats and United V City.

Read more 8 May 2018

The top 10 soft skills employers seek in 2018

If you're job hunting, you already know the importance of selling yourself. To be in with a shout, you have to show the prospective employer that you have the relevant skills and experience for the job.

Read more 17 Apr 2018

How to take the plunge and go for that career change

The idea of changing your career is never an easy one. However, job satisfaction is just as important as how much you earn. After all, with so much of our time spent at work, it makes sense that we do something that we love.

Read more 27 Mar 2018

Graduates Job Search Tips 2018

Finding a new job can be a daunting task, there’s no doubt about it, and finding a job after graduation can be even more of a formidable endeavour. By keeping calm, organised and utilising available resources, your job hunt can be far easier, productive and relevant to you.

Read more 18 Mar 2018

Recruitive Software Integrates with AdView

Recruitive Software has added job board aggregator, AdView to its extensive panel of almost 2,000 job boards.

Read more 09 Mar 2018

Learning & Development could fix the UK’s graduate jobs market

There appears to be a disconnect between what graduates and companies are looking for in a role. Companies want to attract graduates who quickly add value to their business, while graduates want the rewards that come with starting their own company.

Read more 10 Nov 2017

5 tips for honing your personal brand

Whether you’re looking for a new job or want to maximise the impact of your engagements with people online, it’s a good idea to develop a personal brand.

Read more 27 Oct 2017

AI will disrupt recruitment, but what will that look like?

Although it’s clear that AI is going to overturn the manual processes involved in finding and hiring talent, it’s less clear how exactly the technology will achieve this. For many recruiters and hiring managers, the promise of AI seems a long way from the daily reality of phone calls, emails and interviews with candidates.

Read more 11 Oct 2017

These are the 10 highest paid jobs in the UK

Do you see yourself in any of the roles below? Where available, you can find out whether your skill set matches up to the job spec by clicking on each job title below.

Read more 25 Sep 2017

Don’t look for professionalism on Facebook

Before deciding to interview a candidate, you might look at their Facebook page to find out a bit more about them. The candidate might have their privacy settings turned right up, or you might be able to head right in and take a good look around.

Read more 25 Aug 2017

The big UK unemployment North-South divide

While politicians may have us believe the gap between the North and South of the UK is shrinking, we know that the concept of a North-South divide has been around for decades, with many experts claiming it is growing wider.

Read more 31 July 2017

What will the growth of AI mean for the SME hiring process?

It’s no secret that artificial intelligence (AI) is well and truly on the rise in businesses of all sizes. What does that mean for the hiring process within SMEs?

Read more 19 July 2017

How will the growth of AI impact the HR and recruitment sectors?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is well and truly on the rise across many sectors and industries. In fact, there’s probably been a point where you’ve asked yourself: “could my job be taken over by a robot?”.

Read more 5 July 2017

Does the growth of AI mean it’s the end of the line for recruiters?

It's no secret that AI is well and truly on the rise. What's more, there is no doubt that at some point, you may have asked yourself: 'could my job be replaced by a robot?'

Read more 09 June 2017

4 Ways to Get the most out of your job search

The rise of LinkedIn, job search engines and thousands of niche job boards has lead to a dramatic change in the way in which people search for jobs. Whilst it’s easier than ever to research jobs online, the sheer volume of information out there can make the process overwhelming for many.

Read more 20 February 2017

Kevin Brady: Is mobile the future of recruiting?

There’s no getting away from the fact more people than ever before are using mobile and tablets to search for jobs. But what impact does this have on recruitment and what can be done to help facilitate this shift?

Read more 05 December 2016

How I built a job search website in 24 hours that actually makes money

A short while ago, a friend asked if I could aid him on a PHP project for his sports news website. The request involved turning his static website into a place where people could search for jobs passively while catching the latest sports gossip.

Read more 29 November 2016

Shane McGourty joins AdView as Director

AdView, the job search aggregator, have just announced the appointment of Shane McGourty as a new director.

Read more 24 November 2016

Kevin Brady: What can job sites do to tackle youth unemployment?

Youth unemployment is an ongoing issue in the UK. Although the situation isn’t as bad as on the continent, there is still plenty of cause for concern in this area.

Read more 18 November 2016

Kevin Brady discusses AdView’s New Publisher Program

For any job site, big or small, new or established, identifying and securing effective traffic sources is key. As long as the traffic remains targeted and consistent, conversions will follow.

Read more 04 November 2016

Kevin Brady: Why job boards still have a role to play in recruitment

We all know that the ways in which people apply for jobs are evolving rapidly.

Read more 21 October 2016

Kevin Brady: “It’s in the best interests of candidates for job sites to advertise ZHCs”

You probably don’t need me to tell you that the UK job market is going through unprecedented changes at the minute.

Read more 07 October 2016

AdView just the job talks about the gender pay gap

Listen to AdView's Kevin Brady on talkRADIO as he answers questions on the highly debated gender pay gap.

Read more 11 July 2016

AdView on talkRADIO | EU Referendum Decision

Listen to AdView's very own Kevin Brady on talkRADIO as he discusses the impact of the UK's decision to leave the EU and the effect it will have on the job market.

Read more 04 July 2016

Just the Job - Kevin Brady talks CVs on talkRADIO

Listen to AdView's very own Kevin Brady on talkRADIO as he discusses what to put in your CV that will catch the attention of recruiters.

Read more 27 June 2016

Kevin Brady discusses jobseekers’ online habits post-Brexit

Has the UK voting to leave the EU led to a change in job seekers’ online habits? This seems to be the case for one job search site.

Read more 23 June 2016

Just the Job - Kevin Brady on Brexit

Listen to AdView's very own Kevin Brady on talkRADIO as he tackles questions from Breakfast host Paul Ross on Brexit.

Read more 20 June 2016

Just the Job - Kevin Brady on zero hour contracts

Listen to AdView's very own Kevin Brady on talkRADIO as he tackles questions from Breakfast host Paul Ross on the recent furore surrounding zero hour contracts.

Read more 13 June 2016

Just the Job - Kevin Brady talks graduates on talkRADIO

Listen to AdView's very own Kevin Brady on talkRADIO as he tackles questions from Breakfast host Paul Ross on the graduate jobs market.

Read more 06 June 2016

Just the Job - Kevin Brady on talkRADIO with Paul Ross

Listen to AdView's very own Kevin Brady on talkRADIO as he tackles questions from Breakfast host Paul Ross on the jobs market.

Read more 30 May 2016
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