I’ve seen some interesting job applications over the past year and thought it might be worth sharing some examples of what NOT to do with your CV… 1. The Novelist Journalists and copywriters are especially guilty of this. They have not successfully published their own book, peer-reviewed journal article or autobiography yet, and use their
Great! After quite a bit of courage to leave the comfort zone, and some stealthy job hunting, you have just accepted a new position with another company. You are in the process of turning in your notice; it was a difficult decision, and you thought long and hard about what path you should take. But,
Last week we shared the first 5 tips for sending the perfect job application email, so this week we’re sharing the remainder of the 10 tips. We hope you find them useful. Feel free to mail us if you have any questions. Happy job hunting! 6. Introduction This is your chance. Your opening sentence should
Sending an email to a complete stranger could be a daunting task in itself, let alone having to ask for a job whilst trying to stand out from everyone else. It can be tiring going through hundreds of job ads and applying for every single one is probably not the best strategy. We previously wrote
Hi, I am Karina and I am addicted to everything digital. I grew up in a home filled with technology. My first interaction with a boy was on Mxit. I have over 40 apps on my phone, and I use every single one of them. All of my memories are stored in a cloud, not
Body language: noun “the conscious and unconscious movements and postures by which attitudes and feelings are communicated.” Okay, so you are in an interview for your dream job; you are chewing a piece of gum to mask the smell from the cigarette you just had outside. You are crossing your arms and slouching a bit because you want
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So, this is really the main purpose of the CV, to ‘grab attention’ – not in fact to get across every last detail of your working career or life as is often portrayed. There’s much debate and many an article on the length, the look, the format and form so I’m sharing some of my
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Every student leaves University with stars in their eyes; you can’t wait to start in the perfect job and make a lot of money. This was no different in my case, I studied hard and I was ready to walk into an advertising agency, work from 8 to 5 and earn a pretty penny to
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