Has COVID-19 changed the way to look for a new job? In Episode 6 of the Safety & Health Podcast, four recruitment experts provide some tips and advice on looking for work during the coronavirus pandemic.
Four essential tips for a successful video interview, allowing companies to avoid missing out on the most talented candidates and candidates missing out on the top jobs. Find out how to make them work successfully for you…
It has been nearly 30 years since Professor James T. Reason created the ‘Swiss Cheese model’ of accident and causation at the University of Manchester. Little did he know that in addition to creating a globally recognised framework for risk management he also unwittingly has laid the foundation for building the perfect health and safety career!
In May 2019, the World Health Organisation announced that in the ICD11 (international classification of mental illnesses) there would be a new category of “burnout” as an occupational phenomenon – not a medical condition. But what causes burnout? Heather Beach discusses…
NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) is a charitable organisation, which offers a comprehensive range of globally-recognised qualifications designed to meet the health, safety and environmental management needs of all places of work.
Perhaps you've already decided to take the plunge and do a degree in health and safety (H&S) or you're just contemplating whether to go down this path and need some advice and tips to help make that decision. Dr Shaun Lundy, Academic Portfolio Leader of the Occupational Safety, Health, Hygiene & Environment Programmes at the University of Greenwich, looks at the options available to those looking to get educated in health and safety.
A Curriculum Vitae is a self-marketing tool and getting an interview can depend on how good your CV is. You will need to consider what to include, how much detail is needed and how to make your CV stand out from all the others.
Understandably, many people find discussing salaries uncomfortable and embarrassing during an interview. However, most interviewers expect some bartering and, if it motivates you to put more into the job, it is worthwhile for both the applicant and the employer.
Rapport is the connection between two people; the spoken and unspoken words that say ‘we are on the same page’. In an interview situation you can employ numerous techniques to maximize the rapport between yourself and your interviewer.
The main aim of a covering letter is to encourage recruiters to read your CV. However, it needs to do a lot more than say, 'here is my CV!'. In short, it is the biggest chance you have to sell yourself.
Employers often use psychometric testing to vet potential employees and help them understand a little more about your personality and ability to fit into the role they are offering – and this type of testing is becoming increasing popular.