bombed interview

Can a candidate really recover from a bombed interview?

Many would exclaim “No way Jose” however I am here to suggest well, er… maybe every now and then it’s possible. Hear me out. Bombing an interview really hits you in the solar plexus. We know you really get ONE shot at making that indelible impression. Articulate your experience, knowledge, and achievements succinctly but with

tips to become a good recruiter

A Reflection of the first 12 months of Recruitment

As I enter my 12th month and nearing the end of my first year in recruitment, upon reflection, I am filled with a mix of emotions – excitement, challenge, and most importantly, growth. I have learned so much and am grateful for the experiences that have shaped me into the recruiter I am today. Through

7 Tips to help you nail your next job interview

7 Tips to help you nail your next job interview

Going for a job interview can be a nerve-wracking experience, but with the right preparation and mindset, you can make a great impression and increase your chances of landing the job. Here are some tips on how to nail your next job interview: Research the company and the role Before your interview, take the time

2023 – the war for talent is over!

At a time where most of us are refreshed after a break – we turn into positive beings! We cut back on chocolate and alcohol, we promise ourselves to hit the gym this year… we swap fries for salad…we are hopeful that the labour shortage is behind us and that 2023 will bring fresh hope…the

business lessons from 20 year old company

Lessons From 20 Years

In January 2023, Optimum Consulting turns 20! I struggle to believe that the business has been in operation for 20 years and I have been reflecting on the journey quite a bit of recent times. There have been many “highs”, an equal number of “lows” and plenty lessons learnt during this time. Here are a