Cover Letter Tips

New year, new job?

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 the same job for a while, you might feel a bit daunted by the whole Continue reading..

Nail the job you've always wanted!

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, Vermilion) spells out the perfect steps to interview success.   The right attitude Having the Continue reading..

Are you putting your CV in all the right places?

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 the key to opportunities you never knew where out there.   Alongside traditional methods of Continue reading..

Quality not quantity is the secret to successful jobseeking

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 know that we shouldn’t rush a job application, but how long should you spend on an Continue reading..

How do I avoid those common cover letter mistakes?

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

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 to highlight your accomplishments and explain why you’re the right person for the job. A Continue reading..