Career Tools
Thinking about a career move or already decided to seek a new role? Starting out in your career? We can help with Interview Skills, CV writing and general careers advice/coaching.

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Interview Skills

When it comes to that all-important interview for your dream job, it can be a nerve-wracking time. The better prepared you are, the more confident you’ll feel and the more positive the experience will be.

Our step-by-step guide to the interview process for Professionals

Our step-by-step guide for the interview process for Juniors

CV Writing

The first step in your job search is to prepare that all important CV (curriculum vitae). Your CV is a record of your education, employment, qualifications, skills and experience.  It shows an employer whether you’re capable of doing their job, so preparing a comprehensive CV is vital. 

The old “3 page” rule that your CV shouldn’t be longer than 3 pages doesn’t necessarily stand.  As long as your CV isn’t overly long, the more information you can provide the better, particularly when listing your duties in your current job or most relevant past experience.

Download our FREE CV template here


Careers Advice

Here at Situations our Consultants are all professionally  qualified and have a total of 50 years’ Recruitment and HR experience gained in  a variety of business sectors, so we can offer you more than just securing that  dream job.

We can advise on which training courses to consider,  professional studies, how to try and get that desired promotion, a change in  career direction, altering working hours, etc. – the list goes on and on!

If you are unsure whether or how to take the next step in  your career, give us a ring on 01481 710639 or email us at and we will talk you  through the best way forward.

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Some of our Frequently Asked Questions
Why use Situations Recruitment?

We’ve been in business for over 30 years, building strong relationships with both our client companies and candidates.  Our friendly and qualified Consultants have 50+ years’ total recruitment experience, with varied prior experience from a wide range of industries in the finance, legal and commercial sectors.  We’re also members of the REC UK so we abide by their strict Code of Professional Conduct.  We have hundreds of permanent and temp vacancies on our books at any one time.  And basically, we know our stuff!  So we have all the contacts, tools and experience to find you that dream job or candidate.

Do You Charge Job Seekers To Use Your Service?

Absolutely not, we just help you find the right role. Your new employer pays us for this service.

How Long Should My CV Be?

There's no absolute rule and it doesn't need to be 3-pages maximum, just ensure you include all of your academic and professional qualifications as well as every job you've held including start/finish dates and some duties for each.  

What Happens When I Register With Situations?

You'll meet one of our qualified and experienced Consultants in this office and we'll go through your CV and job requirements. We'll then match your skills and experience to our many available vacancies and we'll run those jobs by you for approval. We'll submit our version of your CV to any companies you wish to approach and we'll keep in touch with you throughout the recruitment process.  We're here to help you every step of the way.

Will I Receive A Personalised Service?

Yes of course. You'll have a dedicated, experienced and qualified Consultant to advise you and help you through every step of your job search, interviews and any offer negotiations.

Do You Cover Every Job Sector?

We place office staff at every level from trainee right up to MD in the finance, legal and commercial sectors.

Do You Place Temps?

Definitely! We constantly have a wide range of temporary and contract jobs available. Check out the Temp Jobs section of this site for more info.

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If you are unsure about how to take the next step, or which step to take, give us a ring on 710639 or e-mail us to arrange an appointment and we will talk you through the best way forward. We can advise on which courses to consider, professional studies, how to try and secure that desired promotion, a change in career direction, altering working hours, and more...