The Astra Blog
How The Reported Skills Gap Can Inadvertently Help Jobseekers
The ‘skills gap’ is a term which has been doing the rounds for quite a while now. According to some experts from the business world, bridging the skills gap is still very much a pressing issue. A recent survey reported that out of 500 employers 69% felt concerned that they couldn’t find enough highly-skilled staff. Last year it stood at 55%.
The IT Skills Hot On The Lips Of Employers Right Now
Whether it’s Fintech in the Financial industry or it’s an intelligent piece of software for the Logistics sector, new technology graces the stage each year. Fresh advancements in IT can target a number of factors, these may include fluidity and navigation, storage and security, costs and resources, aesthetics and customer engagement - broadly speaking, making things much better.
Fresh Pack Of Wolf Jobs For Plymouth Job Hunters.
As locals may already be aware, Astra have continued their recruitment partnership with Plymouth based mining business, Wolf Minerals. Wolf are a global company named as the fourth largest Tungsten resource in the world. The company’s 24/7 operation has recently been granted permission to carry out work until at least 2036 – setting a strong foundation for Plymouth’s economic future as well as being an attractive choice of employment for local people seeking a stable and rewarding job.
Asking Questions At Your Job Interview
How many times have you attended a job interview and thought damn, I forgot to ask this, this and this? It's quite common. Interviews have a habit of turning into a bit of blur, and sometimes have the tendency of becoming a "me, me, me" event. Yet staying composed and asking the interviewer questions of your own could actually mean the difference between getting the job or falling just short. It will also ensure that the company is indeed, a place you’d like to work.
Using The Right Keywords Is Still Key For Jobseekers
Similar to how you find yourself trawling through job ads to find a suitable vacancy, a recruitment consultant will be doing the exact same thing, but instead of jobs, they'll be fishing for CVs and social profiles in a bid to unearth potential candidates. To ensure you get noticed ahead of others, you should consider taking a look at what keywords and terms you are using on your CVs, cover letters and social media accounts.