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How to sell yourself at Interview

How to sell yourself at interview… In essence a job search can be compared in many ways to a sales process. A CV or application form is like a window display with the employer on the outside looking in. If they like what they see, they arrange an interview, or enter the store and effectively […]

How to sell yourself on your CV

How to sell yourself on your CV With the jobs market still in a pretty challenging state, it’s essential that if you are applying for a job, that you do all you can to optimize your chances of success. After all, you won’t be alone in applying for any given job – competition is still […]

Basic Tips for Finding your First Job

It’s that time of year again – exam results are upon us and it’s time to consider all the options. Whilst further study might be on the horizon for many, for others finding employment will be the number one priority. It’s never a particularly easy task but if you’ve never worked before, it can appear […]

How to get ahead in your next interview

The Interview You’ve navigated countless job websites, you’ve filled out the ten page application form and you’ve been selected for an interview. The hard bit is over, right? In today’s economic climate, interviews are more competitive than ever. In some parts of the UK, as many as 30 people apply for every vacancy, which means […]

Job Applications – the details matter

Job Applications – the details matter! If your experience of applying for a job has generally involved sending a CV to the recruiter or employer, the whole process of completing application forms may seem somewhat alien and daunting. However, like with every stage of the job search process, it doesn’t have to be like that. Every […]

Top tips for your Singapore job hunt

Singapore – home to wealthy elites and expats looking to hit big. Yet, as more people settle down in the sovereign city-state, so too does competition for jobs grow fiercer. If you’re moving to the region, it’s a good idea to know exactly what kind of job market you’re walking into. As the markets shift […]

How to Handle Multiple Job Offers

Let’s face it. After all that hard work creating the perfect CV and preparing for interview, it’s a pretty good feeling when the end result is you being offered the job. It’s the goal you had in mind the whole way through after all. However, what happens if you get another job offer, or better […]

How to Handle Unusual Interview Questions

As we all know, job interviews generally follow a fairly standard format. There are the usual questions about your experience to date, your strengths and weaknesses and of course what you can bring to the role that another candidate cannot. Sometimes however interviewers like to mix things up a little by asking questions that are […]

How to Handle a Job Fair

If you’re actively job-seeking, you’ll no doubt be keeping your eyes and ears peeled for job fairs in your local area. Whether a fair is organised by a university or a job centre, the purpose is the same – it’s a direct way for job-seekers to connect and engage directly with employers and recruiters. If […]

Tips for an Email Cover Letter

Tips for an Email Cover Letter It’d be safe to say that we’re all pretty much aware of how important it is to get our CV and application form just right when applying for a job. However what many of us forget is that the good old cover letter which accompanies said CV or form […]

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