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Writing a CV

You’ll either love them or loathe them but your CV is the most powerful sales tool you have at your expense when seeking alternative employment. It should be designed to make an impact on any future employer. The CV needs to be clear, concise and simple to...

Writing a cover letter

A cover letter supplements your CV and can really help you stand out from the crowd. Its often  overlooked but it’s an important aspect of a job application.  We’ve included our top tips for writing a cover letter:   Always send one! The covering letter's job is...

Linkedin

First impressions count and your Linkedin summary is often the first opportunity a potential employer has to find out who you are beyond a photo and a job title. So, make the most those precious moments. Follow these essential tips to impress employers. TIP #1: Never leave the...

How to master body language in an interview

In an increasingly digital world the importance of face-to-face communication and body language is easy to overlook. In an interview situation, body language can be a game-changer. Before you say a word, the interviewer will have made crucial decisions about you through the way you communicate...

Competency based interviews – how to use the STAR technique

Have you ever been caught off guard with a question in an interview? A competency-based question could well have been the culprit. These questions typically require the candidate to demonstrate they have the right skills for a role by using a previous experience which showcases...

Interview Nerves: 10 methods to beat Interview Nerves

Often the nerves and pressure of an interview situation can make us act slightly differently to normal life. Our body seems to behave in weird ways and the sound coming out of our mouth doesn't seem to be our usual one. If we don't feel...