We have prepared some career advice information that may be of use. Our recruitment team are always available to assist you with any questions or queries you may have. Please phone us on 01 6610444 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org:
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- Curriculum Vitae Preparation
You will receive a better response to your CV if it is well written, organised and relevant. This can be challenging as ideally you need to limit the length of your CV to 3 pages. In addition you need to ensure that it is relevant and not laborious to the reader.
Very often your CV is your first representation to a potential employer and it should, in effect, be marketing you and your skills. Just remember that both form and substance are important. We have listed a CV template for your reference and in addition have outlined some comments from our own extensive experience that may be helpful.
- Interview Advice
Invariably, when pursuing new career opportunities, you will be asked to attend for an interview. The interview is often the most critical event in you securing that new job and while each interview differs from the next there are some guidelines that will always apply. In addition, competency based interviews are becoming increasingly popular and we have addressed this form of interview competency based interviews.
- Psychometric Testing
Lincoln have an in-house psychometric testing facility, which clients and candidates may avail of to assist them in the selection process or to get a greater understanding of your own personality traits or skills. This unique in-house service can be used in tandem with our normal selection and advice facilities and creates a seamless profiling service. It is also beneficial as part of the process is not passed out to a third party , who may not be as familiar with client or candidate requirements or objectives.
In addition to recognised personality tests such as 16PF and Myers Briggs, we are licensed to offer various ability tests including a range of numeric testing. We are also qualified to test and administer EQi, the widely used test of emotional intelligence.
- Working in Ireland
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- Temporary & Contract market
At Lincoln we understand that Temporary and Interim contracting is a professional career choice. Lincoln provides challenging assignments with competitive pay rates to candidates at all levels.