How to Write a CV & Other Helpful Tips

  • Top hint for a successful CV
    You’ve seen an advertisement for your dream job. You want to send in your CV, but, you’ve got an old CV that you updated two years ago.
    Follow this key hint so that your CV is the LAST one employers need to read, and you’re the FIRST person they want to phone!
    Posted: Thursday 18 October 2018
  • Helping your teen make a career choice
    Deciding on a career path can be very stressful for a teenager. Some may react by avoiding making any decisions. Others might not care what they do when they leave school.
    With simple goal setting, young people can be helped to make the right choice.
    Here are some ideas to help those overwhelmed by career planning, or who might need a push.
    Posted: Saturday 13 October 2018
  • Body Language interview tips for that next interview.
    Everyone gets nervous for job interviews and tries to prepare great responses to the interviewers potential questions. But maybe what you say is not as important as how you say it…or what your body language is saying during a job interview.
    Here are a few tips on body language to help you get the job.
    Posted: Monday 1 October 2018
  • Seven best ways to make the worst impression at an interview
    Being asked to attend an interview is a great achievement, so pat yourself on the back. Now you face a new challenge: making an excellent first impression.
    According to SEEK research, these are the top seven things people do in job interviews that leave the worst impression. Learn from their mistakes and you’ll be well on your way!
    Posted: Thursday 13 September 2018
  • Being made redundant can knock your confidence, but its important to remember that its not you that is redundant, its your last job role that is. These tips will help you develop your post redundancy cv.
    Posted: Sunday 9 September 2018
  • How honest are you on your CV?
    CVs have been riddled with little white lies practically as long as the modern labour market has existed, so this isn’t new. But it could cost you that job!
    Posted: Friday 24 August 2018
  • Matching your qualifications to a job
    Employers will only spend a few seconds deciding if you are a good enough fit for a job so make sure it is immediately obvious that you have many of the skills, experiences, and qualities that they value most highly.
    Posted: Saturday 18 August 2018
  • How to proof read your CV
    When you’ve finally finished writing your CV, the desire to push send and be done with can be overwhelming. But, with competition for jobs so high, it’s imperative to submit an error-free CV, ensuring you are not ruled out for careless mistakes.
    Posted: Monday 13 August 2018
  • Can you lie about your references?
    It can be tempting to stretch the truth when it comes to job applications and references, but what are the legal implications for doing so?
    Posted: Thursday 9 August 2018
  • The evolution of the Employee
    The Future is actually what we are experiencing now. Thanks to the Career Development Association for this image.
    Posted: Tuesday 7 August 2018
  • By making a few simple CV format changes, you can make some big improvements to how your CV looks and is received.
    Posted: Thursday 19 July 2018
  • Tailor your CV for every job
    While you will have a master CV it is crucial you tweak it to make it relevant for every job you apply for.
    Posted: Monday 25 June 2018
  • Mature workers are valuable!
    Don't underestimate your value as an older worker. Mature workers are experienced, reliable, have a strong work ethic, have potential to mentor younger colleagues, have existing credibility with customers, and are statistically less likely to take a day off sick.

    So why not harness those advantages?
    Posted: Wednesday 20 June 2018
  • Volunteering is important on your CV
    As you put together your cv, listing your skills, experience, work history and education, have you considered your volunteer work? If not, then start thinking how this can help you in your search for employment.
    Posted: Sunday 10 June 2018
  • LinkedIn - your personal branding
    LinkedIn is a virtual one-stop shop for job postings, cvs, and business connections. How does your profile stackup?
    Posted: Wednesday 6 June 2018

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