How to Write a CV & Other Helpful Tips

  • Make your CV look Professional
    Here are some tricks to make your CV stand out and get noticed.
    Posted: Friday 5 February 2021
  • A New Year, a New Start?
    So, your New Year's resolution was to look for a new job? You have just left school or are a new graduate looking for your first full-time job? Here are some tips to help you make a good start in your job search.
    Posted: Saturday 30 January 2021
  • Love your Career by Caroline Sandford
    How do you figure out what sort of career to work towards? How do you know what to study to get there? And what if you choose a course or job you don't like? Whether you're starting your career, going through career transition, coming back to the paid workforce or if you're unhappy in your role, this guide will help get you started.
    Posted: Monday 23 November 2020
  • Should you add colour to your CV
    Traditionally, a CV was always presented in black and white without the use of any other colours. More recently however, it has become acceptable to include some colour on a CV, with the condition that it is minimal, supplementary and appropriate.
    Posted: Friday 13 November 2020
  •  Tips for Changing Careers
    Have you lost your job as a result of Covid 19? Are you looking at a career not in the same industry? Below are useful tips for changing career, especially for the hospitality professionals, who with the reduction in tourism may now feel they need to change careers.
    Posted: Friday 10 July 2020
  • Needing help with studying for NCEA?
    There are a number of revision and study websites available for students studying NCEA. Listed below are some of them.
    Posted: Saturday 20 June 2020
  • Getting job ready during Lockdown
    Now, while you are locked down is the ideal time to get prepared for the changing job roles that are inevitable following COVID-19.
    Posted: Friday 24 April 2020
  • Its not all doom and gloom on the employment front
    From working as supermarket assistants to hospital cleaners, there's a host of much-needed jobs being advertised with immediate starts.
    Posted: Tuesday 14 April 2020
  • Job hunting during the Lockdown
    With the coronavirus putting us all on lockdown, job seekers are now faced with a new challenge – how to search in times of uncertainty. What can you do that will help in your job search during this time?
    Posted: Thursday 9 April 2020
  • Ten Career Wishes from Us to You
    Happy New Year everyone! We’re kicking-off 2020 with our top 10 career wishes for you.
    Posted: Wednesday 1 January 2020
  • What skills should you list in your CV?
    What is the difference between personal skills and professional skills, hard skills and soft skills? It can all be very confusing...
    Posted: Monday 11 November 2019
  • Should you add your interests to your CV?
    The hobbies and interests section is an important but optional section in your CV. Many applicants do include it in their CVs, whereas others don’t. But should you?
    Posted: Sunday 29 September 2019
  • How to spot a bad boss during an Interview
    During a job interview, you know you need to focus on your appearance (professional yet understated), your body language (confident and assertive), and your answers (smooth and knowledgeable). But keep a look out for the signs of a bad boss.
    Posted: Thursday 5 September 2019
  • Finishing university can be an unsettling time; your years in education are over, and lots of changes are taking place. Gone are the days of getting out of bed at 11am, or spending a total of two hours a day in lectures. Job searching can be stressful and finding a graduate job can be tough, so here are some tips to help you get prepared.
    Posted: Thursday 8 August 2019
  • Questions to ask at the end of an Interview
    You probably know that you should have some questions ready to ask at the end of an interview, but struggle with what they should be.
    Here are some suggestions.
    Posted: Friday 2 August 2019

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