‘Fail to prepare – prepare to fail’ is a well known motto which applies to most things – especially job interviews. You cannot hope to do your best if you do nothing before the interview and just turn up hoping to tackle their difficult questions. The more you plan and prepare for the most common … Read more3 things to take to a job interview
Skype interviews are very different from the usual face to face. They can be a little awkward at times, sometimes difficult to hear each other, and altogether harder to make a connection and build up a rapport. But you can make them go more smoothly if you know how! Here are 10 tips on how … Read more10 tips on how to ace a Skype interview
A Curriculum Vitae is the go to document for every employer wanting to find out who has what it takes to join their company. The hiring manager has the unenviable task of reading through the many applications they receive to try and distinguish which one is the real deal. It isn’t easy, and although it … Read more3 reasons why your CV will fail to get an interview
Now that you’ve made it to the interview stage it’s time to continue the work. You cannot sit back and relax until the day arrives, and you must make some preparations. Do not assume that your great credentials will breeze you into the job alone! If you want to impress the employer and give a … Read more3 things you must do before a job interview
We’d all like to imagine a world where recruiters are completely unbiased and infallible. Unfortunately the reality is that assumptions are very quickly made about candidates based on a CV. With that in mind, it’s wise to leave certain personal information off of your application. Also, personal information does not need to be discussed in … Read moreShould I mention my age on my CV?
Before you enter a job interview you need to realise how much preparation is required. Although you may have the ability to walk in and ace it on the first try, this doesn’t mean to say you still couldn’t do better. For those of you that have very little experience with job interviews, you will … Read moreThe ultimate 8 job interview tips
We get a lot of questions about personal statements as they cause quite a bit of confusion amongst job candidates. Firstly, it’s important to appreciate that there are two types of personal statements, used for different purposes: Personal statements used by job seekers at the top of their CV Personal statements used by students applying … Read moreWhat is a personal statement?
If you’ve been out of work for a couple of weeks, then there is nothing to worry about. Your work experience timeline only has to show months and years for each job, and an employer will not be concerned. However, if you’ve been out of work for a few months then an employer is likely … Read moreHow you can explain an employment gap on your CV
If you’ve recently left school, college or university and are struggling to know what to write on your CV – then read on for some great advice. The work experience section is going to be the most difficult part to complete, as most recent leavers of education have little to no experience to add. But … Read moreHow to add work experience to a school leaver’s CV
If you want to ace the next job interview that comes your way, then you’ve come to the right place. Planning and preparation are the two most valuable things you can do if you want to have a successful interview and stand a great chance of getting the job. But what you need to research … Read more3 tips to help you give a great job interview