Finding a Job

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

Ripped paper reveals the sentence 'tell me about yourself' on old paper

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

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

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

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...
Creative young man working on tablet and laptop
CVS & RÉSUMÉS / JUN 27, 2018

Let’s face it: nobody particularly enjoys putting together a CV. You have to remember dates, make mundane responsibilities sound interesting and authoritative and – worst...
Closeup of businessman holding piece of paper saying 'elevator pitch'
JOB SEARCH / JUN 14, 2018

If you’re hoping to find a new job, one of the things that you can definitely benefit from is learning how to craft the perfect elevator pitch. Commonly known as the...
CV education section in job application
CVS & RÉSUMÉS / JUN 12, 2018

During the arduous process of putting your CV together (or résumé, for that matter), it can be easy to overlook the importance of the education section. Indeed, in many...
Young woman in interview

You’re interviewing for the job of your dreams – and you’re smashing it! You’ve seamlessly answered all the hiring manager’s difficult questions and you’re actually...
Young people in job interview

Job interviews are rarely pleasant experiences. From the initial onset of nerves as you arrive, through the pressure and scrutiny of the questions themselves and even...
Concept of young man speaking foreign languages
CVS & RÉSUMÉS / MAY 28, 2018

In an increasingly globalised marketplace, the ability to speak another language is becoming a key skill for employers. Yet many bilingual jobseekers either underestimate...
Businessman reading resume
CVS & RÉSUMÉS / MAY 22, 2018

Have you ever wondered why Europeans apply for a job with a CV and Americans use a résumé? You probably thought it was just a play on words, that they’re both the same...
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