• Time to re-think your CV?

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      At ISL we see hundreds of CVs. It’s a given that grammar and spelling have to be perfect, but if you are applying for a position which is likely to have many applicants somehow you need to attract the reader’s attention. We know our clients and their company culture so we can help review your CV to highlight areas we think can be tweaked to be more in tune with …

    • Changing your mindset – recruiters and recruitment agents

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      Do you ever get to the end of a morning and realise you’ve spent your whole time at your desk without actually speaking to anyone?  Whether you are recruiting or job hunting it is easy to get into the habit of relying on email for much of the process, when actually the quickest and easiest way to identify whether you wish to proceed is a conversation. Lou Adler wrote an …

    • Common Interview Mistakes

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      We often come across candidates who find the face to face interview process a daunting, nerve racking experience. Of course the more prepared you are the less nervous you should be. As part of your preparation it is worthwhile reminding yourself of the basics of good interview technique and at ISL we are happy to help candidates with this. Some interview mistakes, like being late or inappropriate jokes, are difficult …

    • Tips for your CV

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      Your LinkedIn profile may be 100% complete, your website brimming with information and your Facebook pages sufficiently sanitised for any employer to have a cursory glance, but the key piece of information remains the same; your CV. At ISL we encourage candidates to view their resume as their own shop window. A CV needs to attract the employer’s attention and then have sufficient substance that the employer is prepared to …

    • The Value of Professional Project Management

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      There can be no doubt that over the last 45 years, as the value of professional project management has been proven, project management has become an established, well paid career. Here at ISL we have seen how successfully run projects can make a real difference to the bottom line. If you are looking into moving into project management or just want to know a little bit more about it this …