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Jobs & Careers magazine | September 21, 2017

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Cover Letter Tips

New year, new job?

December 17, 2016 |

As the end of the year approaches, so do the end of year reviews and thoughts turn to new year resolutions. For many that will involve thinking about whether to switch jobs or start a business.

If you’ve been in … Read More

Nail the job you’ve always wanted!

February 28, 2014 |

Rather than thinking about an interview as a daunting audition, see it as a powerful catalyst for your future.

And when the inevitable tricky questions start, you’ll be ready! The book, Nail That Interview by recruitment consultant, Tim Vincent, (£9.99, … Read More

Are you putting your CV in all the right places?

October 17, 2013 |

One of the most important elements to your job search is your CV, as it’s often the first thing that prospective employers will see of you. Not only does it make that vital first impression, but it could also be … Read More

Quality not quantity is the secret to successful jobseeking

September 11, 2013 |

With long term joblessness at an all time high, you might think that those out of work have enough time on their hands to take as long as they wish over applying for a new role.

 

We all … Read More

QotW – How do I avoid those common cover letter mistakes?

July 10, 2013 |

A candidate is called for an interview based on the strength of their application, and a cover letter is their first chance to make an impression if they’re hoping to progress further. Essentially, it is a letter of introduction used … Read More

Your covering letter conundrums – solved

May 14, 2013 |

We answer the questions you’ve always want to know but were afraid to ask…

I don’t know how to start a covering letter

Your opener needs to set the scene, grab the employer’s attention and keep them reading. There’s no … Read More

Unemployment: it’s a full-time job

March 26, 2013 |

When you’re unemployed, it’s easy to fall into the dangerous trap of waking up late, staying in the house, living in your pyjamas and becoming far too familiar with The Jeremy Kyle Show. Having no money obviously makes it harder … Read More

The five reasons you’re still unemployed

February 28, 2013 |

You’ve been searching for jobs for months on end, you’re constantly applying for positions, and yet you hear nothing. What’s the reason for this? Many of you will rake up the same-old excuses, or may blame your lack of success … Read More

How to write the perfect cover letter

February 26, 2013 |

After you’ve updated your CV, found the ideal job, and you’re ready to apply it’s common for the cover letter to throw a lot of candidates off. So, online job board, CV-Library, has put together some simple tips for you … Read More

CareerCamLive end-of-year roundup

January 3, 2013 |

Webrecruit and I (Aimee Bateman of www.Careercake.tv) are delighted with the amount of engagement we received with this last month’s CareerCamLive. For those who missed it, you can watch the recording here. I have also picked a couple of questions … Read More