Job Search Tips and Advice

Tips & Advice


Interviews are always tough – it’s hard to know how to make the right impression. Unfortunately, there is no magic formula for success, and getting advice on the subject can only get you so far – ultimately it is up to you to give it your best on the day. On the other hand, there are defini...

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As you job search, you’ll notice that candidates are often asked to also send in a covering letter with their CV.  You may consider this unnecessary or a waste of time, but this letter can be just as important as the CV itself. The main purpose is to get your CV read and secondly to get you an...

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It would almost be impossible to prepare for every question that may arise at an interview or even to pre-empt what would be asked, but with a little planning you could cover the ones that can prove to be particularly tricky: “Tell us about yourself” A classic opening question, plan it in ...

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We’ve all grown accustomed to ‘information overload’ in the last few years but in the case of your CV, it is important to focus on relevant work and business experience and keep away from non-essential information. Ideally you’ll be aiming for a two page CV, so to start you off here’s what...

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You only get one chance to make a good impression, they say. During an interview it’s imperative to get it right. To maximise your chances of success in securing the roles you really want, it’s a good idea to brush up on your interview skills beforehand. This is an opportunity for the company...

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When creating or updating your C.V. a great deal of thought is put into the words, but have you thought about how many C.V.s land on a recruiters desk, and how many words and phrases are used over and over and over again? Phrases such as  “I am a hard-working / reliable /honest…”  these...

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