Congratulations! You have made it to the interview stage.
Interviews are largely behavioural based where the employer seeks to find a sense of who you are and how you might handle certain situations. They will discover your strengths and weaknesses so it is a perfect opportunity for you to sell your skills!
Are you a job seeker that has been searching for a suitable positon for an extended period of time? Are all of them beginning to look the same? If the answer is yes, it is time to focus your attention on the key points that will help ensure success in your job search.
Are you unsure of what to wear to your next job interview? While it might not seem significant within the grand scheme of things, the way you present yourself to a potential future employer, is an important factor in giving that ‘good first impression’. The correct (or incorrect) attire can be a make or break.
A resume (or CV) is a document that summarises your work experience, skills, education and achievements to your prospective employer. Usually a requirement included in your job application, it is essential component that your employer considers, in assessing whether you are a suitable candidate for a first round interview. On average, an employer will spend only 6 seconds looking at a resume, so it is important to make the most of it.
Why a cover letter is important: Why a cover letter is important: The value of a cover letter should not be underestimated. It could mean the difference between you getting the chance to interview for your dream role, or your resume getting lost under a pile of applications. Make your cover letter stand out!
Ask any recruitment consultant and they will tell you there is no magic formula when it comes to determining the value of an employee. However, there are some characteristics, as an employer you can look out for.