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5 ways to be more mindful at work

You don’t need to meditate every day to reap the benefits of mindfulness at work. We’ve put together 5 ways you can practice mindful moments in your day to help you de-stress and refocus.You’re pro...

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How To: Hand in Your Notice

You are now the proud recipient of a shiny new job offer- congratulations. The job hunting process can be lengthy and often arduous, so take a moment to appreciate your own hard work. The final hur...

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Benefits of Returning to the Office

VANRATH rounds up ​5 Key Benefits of Returning to the Office When COVID-19 entered our lives in 2019, pretty much everyone except essential workers in key industries were sent home. It was unchar...

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Tricky Interview Questions - Summarised

​​Tricky Interview Questions SummarisedAre you a recent graduate looking to enter the job market for the first time? Or an experienced professional looking for a change in career?Either way, you ar...

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Graduation and Beyond...

What is your next step in a post-covid world?With exam season finishing and university coming to an end, you may find yourself with a multitude of questions. Where do I find graduate jobs? What is ...

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Do’s and Don’ts For Writing a Graduate CV

Are you a Graduate writing your CV for the first time? In this blog, we share what you need to know about writing a CV and highlight some simple do's and dont's to help give you the best chance at ...

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Tricky Interview Questions Part 5: ‘Where do you see yourself in 5 years time?'

Unless you’re someone with a specific career goal in mind, it can be challenging to pinpoint where you’d like to be in five years time; you may well feel open to the prospect of different future ca...

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Tricky Interview Questions Part 4: 'What’s your current salary?'

You’ve decided to take the next step in your career and apply for the job you really want. You're now sailing through your interview, answering each question comprehensively and with ease. Then you...

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​Tricky Interview Questions Part 3: ‘Do you have any questions for us?’

You’re nearly at the end of your job interview. All being well, you will have demonstrated your best work, your aptitudes for the role on offer and built up a rapport with the interviewer. So when ...

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Tricky Interview Questions Part 2: "Why are you leaving your current job?"

Leaving a role can be an emotional experience. You’ve invested time and effort into the position, not to mention the relationships you’ve built and experiences you’ve gone through. It’s no surprise...

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Tricky Interview Questions Part 1: ‘Tell me about yourself?’

​Easy right? “No prep needed” you say? Wrong. While there is technically no right or wrong answer to this one, it’s a notoriously broad question and more often than not candidates find themselves l...

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Newly Qualified Accountant? Coming out of contract? Here's what's next...

Are you a Newly Qualified Accountant coming out of Contract? There are a wealth of opportunities in the market looking specifically for someone like you, but you should ensure that your first caree...

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Why you should consider working exclusively with one recruiter

You see a job, you want the job, but how do you increase your chances of getting that job? Team up with a recruitment expert! You may think we are simply saying this because we want you to work wit...

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CV Writing: The Fine Line Between Truth and Fiction, and How to Make the Most of Your Experience

CV writing can be a challenging and daunting endeavour, especially when you know that you’re competing against a large volume of similarly qualified candidates. It begs the question: how can I pres...

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How To: Tailor A CV For Senior Roles

You’re a candidate applying for a new role. What’s your first priority? Any recruitment consultant will tell you: in order to be successful, you must firstly tailor your CV to suit the role’s requi...

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How To Write a Good CV

​When it comes to applying for jobs a well written CV could often mean the difference between an interview or a rejection. You may need to tailor your CV depending on the job to show why your skill...

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Working with a Recruitment Consultant: Demystified

For many people, the process of job hunting can be arduous, time consuming, and even a little bit demotivating. With so many roles out there, it can be hard to know what company will suit you, and ...

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Expert Tips: The Big Technical Interview

​"Dread it. Run from it. Destiny arrives all the same." - Thanos 2018We know the technical interview can be extensive, but is undoubtedly one of the most important parts of the hiring process for j...

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Top Tips To Excel at Decision Making

​Are you someone that struggles with indecisiveness? VANRATH has 3 tips that can help you take strategic action to help with decision making.​Whether you’re a Finance Director or an IT graduate, de...

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Employees Who Stay In Companies Longer Than Two Years Get Paid 50% Less

​The worst kept secret is that employees are making less on average every year. There are millions of reasons for this, but we’re going to focus on one that we can control. Staying employed at the ...