Temporary and interim staff

So; Onyx Recruitment has placed you in a temporary role – congratulations!! But what next? How will you be paid? How is the holiday pay calculated? What do we need from you to get you set up on the payroll?…

Counter-offers from your employer

Good for your ego, but bad for your career! Rule number one Understand exactly why it is that you want to leave your existing employer. Rule number two Once you have decided the best way to advance your career is…

Competency-based (or behavioural) interviews

Competency-based (or behavioural) interviews are based on the premise that past behaviour is the best predictor of future behaviour. Interviewers seek to obtain information about candidates past behaviour in certain situations. Competency-based interviews are structured, with questions that relate directly…

How to write a good CV

Your CV is important as it is the first chance you have to promote yourself to the client or the recruitment agency and a good CV will help you secure an interview. There is no single “correct” way to present…

Advice when going for an Interview

Please take the time to read this if you are going to an interview. Some may find the following suggestions a little obvious, however as with many things it is often wise to revisit the basics every once in a…

Potential questions asked in a job interview

This list is not exhaustive by any means. We advise you spend some time writing out your answers to these questions. You will find this exercise makes you feel much better prepared and more confident than simply thinking about what…
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