How to Write a CV & Other Helpful Tips

  • Virtual Interviews
    Video job interviews, especially in these times of Covid 19, are becoming increasingly common. If you have been asked to take part in one, it’s a good idea to be well prepared.
    Posted: Tuesday 22 February 2022
  • Working from home has drawbacks
    There’s nothing quite like a pandemic for prompting us to reflect on our career, and what we want to do with our life.
    The pandemic has enabled many of us to work from home, and this may have reduced some of our work related stresses - an overbearing boss, sharing office space, commuting. Most of us are more comfortable working from home and would rather find a new job than return to the office full-time. But it does have some disadvantages.
    Posted: Monday 10 January 2022
  • Getting a job with no experience
    We are regularly contacted by clients who are young or who are really keen to change careers, but feel they will not have a chance as they have no experience. It’s the classic Catch-22, you need a job in order to get experience, but you need experience in order to get a job. There are things you can do to compensate for a lack of experience. Here are some steps you can take to improve your overall application and increase your chances of being successful.
    Posted: Friday 19 November 2021
  • 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

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