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Alpha Recruitment

Alpha Recruitment Contact Details

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Office 2, 43 East Port
KY12 7JE

About Alpha Recruitment

Alpha Recruitment was established in 2008 and is built on nearly 20 years' experience in recruitment for the construction, engineering and related industries. We believe that specialisation matters – it means that we understand your business and what you are looking for in your staff, whether it's for a permanent role or to meet a short-term requirement. Our people have worked in the industry at site and management levels so we understand the pressures that you work under and the importance of tried and tested personnel.

We are proud to be independent and proud of our high standards. All of our staff receive regular training from an industry specialist to keep their skills and knowledge up to date.

Our success is built on the relationships we build with our clients and our candidates. You can count on us to respond, even out of hours. If you have a requirement that you would like to discuss, please get in touch

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Resume and Interview Tips

Your resume is the first impression – make it a good impression.

  • Write a clear, concise and easy-to-read resume in chronological order, free of errors, abbreviations, and slang.
  • Include ALL of your current contact information, education background, professional certifications, licenses and organizations.
  • Include ALL of your relevant work information, such as business names, city, state, and dates (month and year) when you held the position (e.g., 11/05 - present).
  • Clearly describe your work responsibilities and your accomplishments.
  • Include important specifics of your work experience (e.g., list whether it was full- or part-time, list software used, machinery used, languages spoken, etc).
  • List pertinent duties below each position.
  • List your most recent experience first, then proceed chronologically thereafter.
  • Do not list personal, age-related or health information (e.g., 35, married with three kids and in excellent health).
  • Do not include pictures or graphics.
  • Do not use unusual fonts or fonts smaller than 10 point.
  • Do not refer to yourself in the third person or first person (e.g., if you are John Doe., do not make statements such as "Mr. Doe received an award for perfect attendance." or "I received an award for perfect attendance."). Use action verbs such as "Received award for perfect attendance."
  • Be specific about skills ...
    • Avoid:
      • Microsoft Office
      • Operating Systems
    • Use:
      • Word
      • Excel
      • Outlook
      • Windows 2000 and XP

Interviewing tips

  • Be on time.
  • Research the company and the position before the interview
  • Create a list of questions to ask about the company and position.
  • Review your resume, work history and accomplishments to better prepare you for answering questions.
  • Be honest, thorough and specific when answering questions.
  • If you do not understand a question, ask the interviewer to repeat or re-word the question. It's OK to take your time in answering difficult questions.
  • Dress appropriately and be polite to everyone.
  • It's OK to follow up with a thank you letter to those who interviewed you.
  • Following up beyond a thank you note is not recommended.
  • Prepare a list of references with complete contact information and take it with you to the interview.
  • If it is requested that you provide references, make sure your references know that you will be using them as a reference and whom they can expect a call from.
  • Use previous/current professional references and not personal contacts.
  • Previous and/or current immediate supervisors are preferred.

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Alpha Recruitment was established in 2008 and is built on nearly 20 years' experience in recruitment for the construction, engineering and related industries.
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