Educational trips a right or a necessity?

At WorkAdvisor we recruit within the travel industry and always aim to place the right candidate in the right role. This is often a balancing act of managing the expectations of the recruiter, who obviously wants the best person in the market, and the expectations of the candidate who, quite rightly, sees an approach from […]

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Following up after interview

Landing yourself an interview is a great achievement, but the follow up and aftermath of the interview are equally important in impressing and ultimately getting that lucrative job offer.  Now the interview is over, what do you do?   Before leaving the interview, ask for next steps First things first, before leaving the interview, if the interviewer has not already mentioned, […]

exam results: next steps

Exam results: next steps

Awaiting exam results and coursework is often considered one of the most stressful parts of student life, and then even once results are out, there’s the next stress of what to do with these results.   Not all jobs require huge amounts of related experience or qualifications, the main stipulation is largely that of having the […]

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Dealing with redundancy

  It can be a taboo topic, redundancy, with even the thought of it striking fear into many workers across the country. But what do you do when you walk into the office one day and find that you are being made redundant? The first thing not to do is panic, and rather to think rationally as to what […]

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The benefits of an internship

  Whether you’re just starting further education or have just finished, being an intern is a popular option to take. Are you unsure as to what career path you want to pursue or already have an idea? Doing an internship can be a way of gaining experience and greater clarification.   Where some career paths offer placements as […]

When is a good time to negotiate salary

When is it a good time to negotiate salary?

To say salary is not an important dictator of whether to apply for or accept a job would be wholly inaccurate for the large majority of job hunters. Not only does salary dictate your worth to your employer, but it can also act as motivation to succeed in the job and contribute to employee satisfaction.  The question is, when is the best time to […]

The Advantage Travel Partnership

5 benefits to working at the Advantage Travel Partnership

If you’re reading this then chances are you’re either considering a career with the Advantage Travel Partnership, or you already work there and are looking to learn a bit more about your amazing employer (we’re not biased at all…).  In this blog post we’ll be discussing 5 benefits to working at the Advantage Travel Partnership, and […]

effectively managing your time at work

5 tips for effectively managing your time at work

“Time management” and “efficiency” have always been hot words in the workplace, but in recent years our definitions of these words and the ways we work have begun to evolve. With an emphasis on everything from ensuring meetings are effective to properly delegating tasks to get the best out of each employee, every aspect of […]

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5 ways to impress in an interview

Now you’ve made it through to the interview stage of the application process, it’s important to consider what measures to take to impress the interviewer[s] and make you the most memorable, stand- out candidate.  Here are 5 ways to impress in an interview:  1. Ask relevant and thought-provoking questions   Hiring managers love it when you show interest […]

recruiting out of hours

Recruiting out of hours: the benefits

The scenario is all too common, you find the perfect candidate and try to call them but they don’t pick up. Usually this is because it’s a time when they are at work and can’t pick up the phone, and by the time they return your call, you’ve now left the office and finished for the day. This […]