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How to Leave a Message on an Answering System

Posted on 29 Jul, 2021

Many job seekers can write the perfect CV and make it past the early stages of the applicant selection process. However, they may fail to make it to the next step or secure a follow-up interview due to leaving a weak voicemail message, showing unprofessional phone etiquette, or even failing to stand out from competing applicants.

Leaving a good impression on a voicemail is easier said than done. Whether you're required to call a potential recruiter and talk about why you're the right candidate, or you want to express your gratitude and leave a remarkable impression, planning what you have to say and how you deliver that message could make the difference between landing your dream job or receiving no follow-up interview from your p... Continue reading >

Posted in: Interviewing

Job offer Perks and Benefits (Standard and the Unusual)

Posted on 14 Jul, 2021

The wellbeing and loyalty of employees is of high importance to a business's overall success, which is why many big companies have started to offer job offer incentives and perks that can inspire and motivate the staff and attract new talented applicants to the recruiting process. Although most job seekers love a high salaried job, other alternatives can make workers happier beside a salary increase and a high paying career. Read on as we discuss the most sought for standard job perks and look into the more unusual job perks that well-known companies offer from around the world.

Standard job perks and benefits

Job perks are offered in many ways depending on the company you work for, such as additional offerings and beneficial packages beyond an employee's salary. On th... Continue reading >

Posted in: Job Hunting

Tips on Working with a Recruiter?

Posted on 28 Jun, 2021

If you're currently looking for a new job or planning to broaden your career path, working with a recruiter is one of the best solutions. A recruiter can match you with employers and suitable roles that match your interest, your passion and your work skills.

Whether you're job hunting or not, a recruiter can help you with sound career advice as well as job leads and opportunities for growth - and that includes positions that might not be listed on public job boards. If you want to make the most out of your partnership with a recruiter, it's essential to take the initiative and play your role too. Read on below for Careers in Design's tips to guide you.

The Do's and Don'ts when working with a recruiter: Do: Work with a recruiter that spe... Continue reading >

Posted in: Job Hunting

Future of Outdoor Hospitality Design

Posted on 09 Jun, 2021

The future of outdoor hospitality design is constantly evolving with innovative ideas and efficient and creative space planning as we shift closer towards easing lockdowns. The mindsets of Interior Designers and Architects have changed, they have been encouraged to rethink how outdoor spaces can be utilised in more effective and meaningful ways. Whether to use winter yurts, bubble tents or geodesic domes, or another clever way to provide all-weather protection we are beginning to see signs of these changes already. How to celebrate the communal spirit of dining out with limitations

The past lockdowns, combined with the current economic decline, will inevitably affect people’s priorities and add endless limitations to outdoor ea... Continue reading >

Posted in: Furniture Design

The Future of Interviews, Virtual vs Face to Face

Posted on 26 May, 2021

With the ongoing pandemic, many employees are still working remotely to practice self-isolation and reduce the spread of the coronavirus in general. As most companies and different work sectors move forward with this new norm are virtual interactions gradually replacing the necessities of in-person job interviews?

Global giant companies such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft have told their employees to work from home ever since March 2020. Amazon cancelled the majority of in-person interviews and replaced them with virtual interview portals. This system allows candidates to connect with recruiters, complete documents, and participate in interviews through Amazon's video conferencing software.

Google conducted most of their interviews via Google Hangouts or other... Continue reading >

Posted in: Interviewing

Window Design and Enticing the Public Back Into Shops

Posted on 12 May, 2021

It may be surprising to think that a casual stroll around your local high street or shopping centre might inspire you in your next design project or make you want to find out more about a store that you previously hadn't considered going into. Interior furnishing and homeware retailers are an obvious and easy choice for creative styling but other retailers such as shoes, clothes, games, stationery and floristry have products that can make for an innovative, enticing window shop display. 

Local stores and retailers have just a few seconds to attract a buyer's eye. With the convenience of online shopping and ongoing lockdown restrictions, it's crucial to get it right to attract the public back into shops. To catch the attention of some... Continue reading >

Posted in: Interior Design

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