The Worst Things to Put in Your CV

We talked with career coaches and resume writers to find ten gaffes that will guarantee that your resume never makes it past round one. 1. Unnecessary Details About Your Life There are a few personal details you should include on a resume: full name and contact information, including email, phone number and address. But beyondContinue reading “The Worst Things to Put in Your CV”

The Truth about Covering Letters

Should you submit a covering letter with each application to an advertised job?  The answer is – that it depends.  If the job specifically requests a cover letter, then the answer is obvious.  However, if there is no request, rather spend your time and effort tailoring your CV for the position you are applying for.Continue reading “The Truth about Covering Letters”

CV Preparation Advice

“You might be surprised to know that you only have between 5-10 seconds at the most to impress and be shortlisted. In those 5-10 seconds, it is not necessarily the most qualified person who will be put in the shortlist pile, but it is the one who is the best at being able to getContinue reading “CV Preparation Advice”

What does your Email Address say about you?

Posted by Gavin Redelman First impressions are important when it comes to job seeking, and an email address can make quite a first impression. Often times, the email address is the first thing a hiring manager sees – before even seeing your name! Before you send out your next resume, consider what your email addressContinue reading “What does your Email Address say about you?”

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10 Tips to Know Before your Interview

by Tom Byrne An Interview is the best opportunity you will have to gather information and market yourself to a prospective employer. Invest a few minutes in reviewing these tips for a successful interview outcome. 1. You’re on stage from the moment you get in the parking lot. From this point on, anyone whom youContinue reading “10 Tips to Know Before your Interview”

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