Posts Tagged ‘careers-advice’

September 22nd, 2014

Over A Quarter Of CVs Contain Inaccuracies

A new report by pre-employment screening company First Advantage has revealed that, of all verification checks made on CVs between January 2011 and June 2014, over a quarter contained inaccuracies. The most inaccuracies were found were found in candidates’ education history: Over a third of the education checks contained discrepancies relating to when, what subject […]

May 30th, 2014

How We Work And What We Can Do For You…

Something we have noticed from attending careers events at various Universities recently, is that some people who are perhaps new to the job market and job-hunting in general are unaware of how a consultancy like Flame Health Associates LLP can help them, or misunderstand the way in which we work. As a result of this, we have […]

April 30th, 2014

How To Get A Cover Letter Right

There are some common mistakes made by candidates when faced with the task of writing a cover letter. From the one sentence letters along the line of: ‘Please consider me for the position of ____’ , to the generic template letter where only the job title and addressee have been changed, a bad cover letter can […]

April 2nd, 2014

Telephone Interview? Flame Health’s Top Tips For Success!

During a recruitment campaign, employers are likely to be inundated with CV’s and applications, and it is becoming increasingly common for companies to use the telephone interview as a first step in the screening process, to whittle down the list of candidates they will invite for a face-to-face meeting. Although you  might welcome the idea […]

March 21st, 2014

Gaps In Your CV? How To Get Around Them…

There are many reasons you might have gaps on your CV, but it’s important to present and explain any gaps in a positive and productive way in order to avoid ruining your chances of securing an interview. To employers, candidates with employment gaps can appear risky, but here are Flame Health’s tips to navigate any […]