× Cookie Policy: We use cookies to help keep our site relevant and easy to use. To help us do this we need your permission to use cookies. EU legislation requires that all websites clearly specify if cookies are being used and their purpose. For more information on the cookies we use, please view our privacy policy. We use Google Analytics, which uses cookies to anonymously track activity on our site.

Digital Recruitment Blog | Opilio Recruitment - Career Advice

There are 20 blogs tagged 'Career Advice'. You can see all of our latest blogs here.


How to Master the 3 Most Annoying Interview Questions

How to Master the 3 Most Annoying Interview Questions

by Yasemin Ozcelik - 24th October 2016

Interview Advice Finding a Job Career Advice

We have all heard these interview questions before. But were you always happy with your answer? Every hiring manager loves to ask them and it has become a tradition in most companies to ask the candidate the following 3 questions: “What is your biggest weakness?”, “Why should we hire you?” and “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?”. They might seem boring and... Read More


8 Tips To Improve Your LinkedIn Profile in 2016

8 Tips To Improve Your LinkedIn Profile in 2016

by Yasemin Ozcelik - 23rd September 2016

Social Media Finding a Job Career Advice

When did you last update your LinkedIn profile? People only start putting an effort in updating their profile when they are looking for a new job. But you should try to update your Linkedin regularly twice per year. Because you could be missing out on a lot of other opportunities by not keeping your profile up-to-date. LinkedIn is not only relevant to job seekers but also for problem-solving, ide... Read More


5 Tips on How to Master Your First Day at Work

5 Tips on How to Master Your First Day at Work

by Jag Gill - 13th September 2016

HR Career Advice

Congratulations on your new job! No matter where you start your new job, the first day at the new office can always be a nerve-wracking experience. But don’t worry. You are not the only one to feel this way. Every beginning is a challenge that leads to amazing opportunities. So, let’s make your first day as easy as possible with these 5 tips.   Be positive! This might soun... Read More


7 Things You Shouldn't Include in Your CV

7 Things You Shouldn't Include in Your CV

by Yasemin Ozcelik - 29th August 2016

CV Advice Finding a Job Career Advice

Take a guess on how many CVs a recruitment consultant receives on one position in average? Around 50 and often more. Sometimes 100+. Reading these many CVs can be exciting, but at the same time very exhausting. Decisions need to be made quickly. That’s why the first impression counts, because after a few seconds, a consultant will know if your CV fits or not. If you want to make a good im... Read More


7 Top Tips to Succeed in a Phone Interview

7 Top Tips to Succeed in a Phone Interview

by Sheba Karamat - 4th August 2016

Finding a Job Career Advice

Phone interviews are a great way of finding potential employment. You have the opportunity to ask questions about the company and learn about them, as well as proving to the company why you are the one for the job. It also means you don’t have to waste time trekking to their office (and you can keep your sweatpants on, as long as you don't tell anyone)! Here are some top tips on how to succe... Read More


Top 5 Signs That You Need a New Job

Top 5 Signs That You Need a New Job

by Emily Smith - 26th July 2016

Finding a Job Career Advice

There is more to life than just your job, but a full-time role means that you are spending more of your waking hours in the office and with your colleagues than you do at home. This is why it is incredibly important that you are happy in your working environment. But for most people, being unhappy in their job isn’t enough of a reason to quit, usually because we worry that we won’t fin... Read More


How to Look Professional on Social Media

How to Look Professional on Social Media

by Yasemin Ozcelik - 12th July 2016

Digital Marketing Social Media Career Advice

Your crush is not the only one looking you up on Social Media. 93% percent of recruiters have used social media to look up candidates and 55% reconsidered their decision based on the candidate's social media profile, because of something inappropriate they have seen or found out about the potential candidate. So this means, that you need to keep an eye on your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Go... Read More


Top 5 Things NOT to Do in a Job Interview

Top 5 Things NOT to Do in a Job Interview

by Yasemin Ozcelik - 13th May 2016

Finding a Job Career Advice

Congratulations on getting to the job interview. As you can see from last weeks blog, Opilio has given you Top Five Tips of what to say in an interview. Now we are going to brief you on what you should not do in an interview. Follow these steps, combined with last weeks, and you will be extremely prepared for your interview. Do NOT arrive late. First and foremost, BE ON TIME. It seems an obv... Read More




Locations

London Office

A: 48 Charlotte St, London, W1T 2NS
T: 020 7183 7145
E: london@opiliorecruitment.co.uk

Birmingham Office

A: The Barns, Whitestitch Lane, Meriden, CV7 7JE
T: 0121 285 0145
E: birmingham@opiliorecruitment.co.uk

Manchester Office

A: Peter House, Oxford St, Manchester, M1 5AN
T: 0161 850 3145
E: manchester@opiliorecruitment.co.uk

Twitter

© Opilio Recruitment Ltd 2014 - Registered in England and Wales - 07372444