How to Nail the Formatting & Design of Your CV

Your CV format is crucial to job search success. If you are struggling to land interviews with your current CV, it may not be the CV’s content that’s letting you down. Sometimes your CV formatting could be making it difficult for recruiters to see your skills and cause irritation in the process, which will result…

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Making a Lateral Career Change within the Tech Industry

Making a lateral career move is more common than you’d expect! In this clip, Darwin Recruiters join Girls In Tech to give advice for candidates transferring jobs without technical experience. ‘You want to try and generate as much relevant experience without actually having had a job’. It’s important to focus on what you do have,…

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Creating a Cover Letter… Is a Cover Video the Way Forward?

Recruiters know all too well that cover letters can come in the hundreds, even thousands. Reading through each one can be time-consuming and can be hard to make yours stand out. Have you ever thought about taking a few minutes out of your day to create a cover letter? A cover video can be stimulating…

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Displaying A Career Gap On Your CV

We’ve been looking at a couple of our very own inspiring women today… Here is a snippet from our latest event ‘Paper to Position’ with GirlsinTechSwitzerland. Gabriella Dymott, Laura Cannon and our special guest Danielle Ralic answer your question around whether career gaps should be displayed on your CV? There’s a common misconception about gaps…

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Prioritising and using Buzz words on your CV

  Join Darwin Recruitment x Girls In Tech in this video, where we detail the value of including relevant skills on your CV. The skills section on a resume can be extremely helpful in demonstrating why you are a great fit for the position, but so many people don’t tailor their skills to the position…

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Why Should You Negotiate Your Salary?

  Given the current circumstances, there’s been an increase in the number of people finding new jobs, which means that negotiating salary is going to be a big thing! But don’t negotiate without knowing your stuff! Remember- it’s not about winning, it’s about understanding. Watch this video with Ryan Walker so you’re better informed… and…

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Top Five Interview Tips With Team JAVA.

During an interview, employers are trying to get a better picture of who you are and what you can bring to their organisation. 💻 But to do that, you need to show them that you’re thinking and visualising the job! 🤔 You probably think you’ve heard them all before- but it’s always good to hear…

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Top Tips For Standing Out In An Interview

 Want to know how to deliver that cutting edge in an interview? How to stand out against the crowd- or in this case, other interview applicants? Ryan Walker, Darwin’s DevOps Specialist introduces his twelve-step Candidate Success Plan. He advises to achieve this you have to STRATEGISE. Incorporating a plan to commit to training so…

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Growing A Startup – Learning From Your Mistakes

In this video Petter address the challenges he faced leaving his job to start his own business in the tech industry. It’s never as easy as you expect it to be! And no business or career progression decision is without risks. But hard work reaps rewards! Watch this clip to see how the learning curve…

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The Obstacles for Women in Tech

 Transcript Gabriella Dymott: You mentioned, some mistakes that you’ve made along the way. Is there one particular obstacle that you think you’ve had to Danielle Ralic: Yes, I think my biggest obstacle, unfortunately, has been my gender, I would say, and I think it needs to be talked about. I know that’s slightly scandalous…

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