Applying for a Job

Employers receive many applications for each job vacancy and with many cover letters and CVs to read through they are often looking for the slightest reason to deny an application to help narrow down their shortlist. Therefore, good preparation is important when applying for a job. There are multiple opportunities to impress your prospective employer during the application process, but also many opportunities to hamper your application through poor written communication or by creating a bad impression at the interview.


Excellent Letters and Application Forms

When you see an advert for job you could apply for you need to look into all the aspects of the advert before filling out your application form or writing your letter.

Writing your CV (Curriculum Vitae)

The first thing you need to know about your CV is what it is. CV stands for Curriculum Vitae which translated from Latin means course of my life and this is exactly what it is. The CV is like an auto-biography of your life in terms of education,...

Job Interview Tips

Interviews can be nerve-wracking and can often fill candidates with fear and dread. The best way to calm your nerves before an interview is to be well prepared. This means taking time to prepare answers to common interview questions, researching...

How to Dress for a Job Interview

According to a study by former UCLA professor Albert Mehrabian, first impressions are formed in 7 seconds.  38% of a first impression is based on inflection and tone of voice, 7% is based on what you actually say, and 55% of a first impression ...