Finding a Job

Everything you need to know about looking for a job, from writing a résumé to interviewing and networking!


Evil witch making a magic potion
JOB SEARCH / OCT 19, 2018

If you’re a Halloween lover, you’ve probably already picked out your costume and put up your decorations. And this year you might even be thinking about finding a job as...
Close-up of a young man with a beard working on his laptop
CVS & RÉSUMÉS / OCT 17, 2018

Every few months or so, a new poll is released that shows 25%, two-thirds or even 80% of a particular age demographic thinks of leaving their current job for a career of...
Sad and stressed young woman being interviewed by two male hiring managers
INTERVIEWS / OCT 12, 2018

We’ve all had our fair share of bad interviews. From stern interviewers to painfully awkward mind-blanks and jitters, it’s easy to mess up and lose your chances of...
Résumé with a female candidate's photo on a desk with a keyboard and smartphone
CVS & RÉSUMÉS / OCT 05, 2018

Your CV or résumé should fit onto two pages, max. It should never use colour. Your education section should always come after your work experience. Conventional wisdom...
Young woman answering interview questions
INTERVIEWS / SEP 03, 2018

We’ve all heard stories of job interviews gone horribly wrong and as much as we allow ourselves believe that, ‘Well, that’ll never happen to me!’ there will be instances...
Close-up of man's hand holding a resume on a desk with a laptop and books in the background
CVS & RÉSUMÉS / AUG 31, 2018

This article is brought to you by Enhancv, a web-based platform used by over half a million people which empowers you to create targeted and personalised résumés that get...
Man sitting at desk and writing a letter with pen
JOB SEARCH / AUG 21, 2018

Do you have your heart set on a specific company but have never seen them post a single vacancy? And are you on the verge of giving up completely, and convinced you’re...
Ripped paper reveals the sentence 'tell me about yourself' on old paper
INTERVIEWS / JUL 23, 2018

When it comes to job interviews, sweaty palms, awkward handshakes and forced smiles are bad enough. But you also have tough questions to deal with – one such question is:...
Nervous candidate in job interview while hiring managers looks at document
INTERVIEWS / JUL 18, 2018

Nerves – they can get the best of us! Especially in highly stressful situations like job interviews. No matter how much you prepped and practised, when you’re sat in the...
Graphic CV concept
CVS & RÉSUMÉS / JUL 09, 2018

It’s no secret that getting through the CV sift is the biggest hurdle of the job search marathon. Indeed, in a competitive market where desirable vacancies can attract...
Young woman giving her CV to potential employers at a job interview
INTERVIEWS / JUL 03, 2018

Whether you feel like you’re stagnating, you’re sick of the nightmare commute or you’ve simply had enough of your boss’s antics, deciding to leave your job can be both a...
Man sitting at desk and writing letter
CVS & RÉSUMÉS / JUL 02, 2018

Cover letters as we know them started gaining momentum in the early 1950s, and by the mid-1960s had become a regular requirement for job vacancies. But with the rising...
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