Tag Archives: interview

Job interview tips: Make a great first impression

An interview is your gateway to a new opportunity so it’s essential to get those interview skills toned up and really impress those potential employers.  Below are some pointers on how you can conduct the perfect interview. This includes face to face, video calls and telephone interviews. Research the company Really get to know your […]

Portfolio hints and tips to showcase your work

A portfolio is a huge selling point for any professional in the creative industry, it’s a fantastic opportunity to sell yourself and show what you are capable of. Be selective about the work you showcase Don’t overdo it, sometimes it pays to be ruthless. Make sure you focus on showcasing the best and most relevant […]

Industry Insights – With our candidate Leanne at Mather & Co

After finding her dream job through Straco, I’m sure the last thing our candidate Leanne wanted to do was have yet another interview! However, she made an exception for us, so we chatted to her about her experiences with Straco, and her new role with our client, Mather & Co! How did you find your […]

Did you know?

Ever wondered if there was an easier way to hold candidate interviews? Whether it’s permanent, temporary or contract positions you’re looking for, our full service approach at Straco Group means we can facilitate and arrange interviews at our HQ. We’ll take care of everything (We’ll even supply the posh biscuits). All you need to do […]

Ask the Expert: Simon

We got the low down on Simon, our Recruitment Director who heads up Straco’s Interiors Desk as well as taking care of the whole team on a daily basis… Here’s what we found out about his industry views and how he runs Straco! About Simon If you had to describe your job in one word […]

What to wear for an interview

As recruiters, one of the most helpful pieces of advice we can give to candidates is how to dress for the upcoming interview. First impressions are important and dressing accordingly will give you one less thing to worry about on the day. For some people styling yourself to meet your potential employer is a no […]