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  • The job interview might be the only thing left between you and the position of your dreams. Even when you’re the most qualified candidate with references galore, a poor interview performance can leave a lousy impression on a potential employer. Yet, you can avoid nearly all interview mishaps if you prepare the right way for […]

  • Have you ever wondered why you didn’t get a call back after submitting your CV for your perfect job?  Sending out more job applications to more companies doesn’t always equate to more call backs and interviews.  The chances are your CV was a fast track into the bin because you weren’t following these simple rules for effective CVs. […]

  • The interview is like a first-date. You are checking out the company and the people you meet with and they are evaluating you. You are both looking for some sign that this may lead to another date, or even a long-term relationship. During an interview, a similar evaluation is occurring. Are you doing things to turn off […]

  • Not too long ago cover letters were considered an essential component in the job application process, giving individuals the opportunity to highlight and elaborate on their relevant skills and experience in a more tailored way than on your CV. Though in recent years, there has been a significant shift to online application systems and cover […]

  • No matter how much you prepare, some interview questions can be difficult to answer. However, whilst we’ve already covered some common interview questions and some of the less conventional, what happens when you’re asked something that doesn’t seem to relate to the job at hand? To help you know exactly what should and shouldn’t be […]

  • A job interview is essentially a sales meeting. The product or service you are selling and marketing is yourself. The best sales people are very good listeners and thus your most important interviewing skill is listening. Being a good listener allows you to pick up on the subtle details that could indicate interest; these are […]

  • Job offers come with so many emotions. You’re excited, happy, and—likely—quite relieved. This relief, while so very sweet after a long job search, can actually be kind of dangerous. You don’t want to let your desire to be done with the whole process prevent you from asking yourself some important questions about the job. Obviously, […]

  • Can you be given a second chance if you slip up in an interview? So, imagine if you have a really important interview at a company you have had your sights on for a long time and it could be the chance of a lifetime. However, on your journey there you encounter some major road works and […]

  • It’s time to take control of your career! Individuals who have the most career success are typically those who take full ownership and control of the direction their career is heading. They do not sit around and wait for the next opportunity to arise or for someone to tell them what they need to do. Instead, […]

  • Before you go on your interview, you should realise there are several common types of job interviews. You will definitely want to inquire what type of job interview you will be going on beforehand so you can best prepare for it. Don’t be afraid to ask your recruiter what type of job interview will be […]