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  • Virtual Interview Tips To Land You The Job During The COVID-19 Pandemic

    Monday, September 21, 2020

    "With roughly 22 million Americans filing for unemployment as of April 16, 2020, the job hunt has become key for a whole new group of individuals. While many businesses have shut down or put a hold on hiring, there are still a handful of industries and companies who are on hiring sprees. The kicker is, interviews are now taking place online."

  • Writing your PR CV

    Friday, September 18, 2020

    "When I worked for a PR agency (a long time ago) some bright young graduate once thought it a good idea to hammer a huge sign asking for a job into the lawn in front of the office. The boss was furious. To be fair, from a distance it did make it look like the agency was for sale. It just goes to show; good PR isn’t just about doing something different. It’s about understanding your audience. The same is true for writing your PR CV."

  • When You Are Miserable On The Job But Too Busy For A Job Search

    Wednesday, September 16, 2020

    "I once had a client in the legal industry who hated his job but was so busy at work that he had no time for his job search."

  • The New Rules for Landing a Job in the Covid Era

    Monday, September 14, 2020

    "The coronavirus pandemic has put millions of Americans out of work, but people are still getting hired. Here’s how to join them."

  • Writing an Academic CV

    Friday, September 11, 2020

    "Academic CVs tend to be longer and a little bit more complex in structure than most others. An academic CV may divide the career history into subsections for teaching, research and also consultancy. There may be a list of publications, grants awarded or presentations at the end of the CV. However, the basic protocols of how to write an effective CV still apply."

  • Match Your Resume to the Job Description

    Wednesday, September 9, 2020

    A job description can help you in more ways than one!

  • The biggest resume mistake

    Monday, September 7, 2020

    "Many people struggle to build a resume or CV that will attract the eyes of recruiters and hiring managers."

  • Writing your Sales CV

    Friday, September 4, 2020

    "The great thing about writing a sales CV is that your major achievements are directly quantifiable. However, being a great sales person is about so much more than just numbers. Intrinsically, it is about understanding customer requirements and connecting solutions to these. That ability to see things from a customer perspective is also critical to how you write a winning CV."

  • How to handle interview nerves

    Wednesday, September 2, 2020

    "For many of us, that initial excitement of getting a job interview is short-lived. The nerves kick in, you start to panic. Here are some tips for reducing the potential of nerves getting the better of you - and how to handle them if they do."

  • Is 2020 the year of the career pivot?

    Monday, August 31, 2020

    "Entire industries, especially hospitality and retail, have been devastated by pandemic-related layoffs or abrupt changes in working conditions — leading many people to consider a career change."