4 things a recruiter will notice about the “Brand of You”

Personal Branding

With many global job reports revealing todays’ record-setting job losses and a rising unemployment rate due to this crazy pandemic, it is important to be aware of which personal branding activities are most valued or observed during the hiring process. Make the most of this extra time you have to sharpen your personal brand & […]

How to ace job interviews in covid times

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Set yourself up for success in a world where interviews, meetings, and business have all gone digital Let’s not pull the wool over our eyes – due to this pandemic, it’s a sure thing that the HR interviewing landscape has changed dramatically.With 10 years of Skype Interview Coaching under her belt, Gillian Lana brings you […]

Best set-up for Skype Interviews

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Best set-up for Skype Interviews OK, so you’ve sent your CV through and been told you’ve been shortlisted for an interview – yay – great news! Next bit of information though – it’s going to be a Skype Interview…! Soooo….you’d better start to think about how you’re going to set up to put yourself in […]

Ace the Interview = Find a Job !

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Ace the Interview = Find a Job ! It would, in a perfect world, be much easier if a future employer employed people solely on what they write on a CV or Linkedin profile…It’s EASY to write but much harder to express! Recruiters today though, are more cued in to the “feeling” or impression that […]

Tips for the older job-seeker

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Tips for the older job-seeker Getting back into today’s job market after years, or even decades, is a scary thought. Don’t worry though – you’re not the only one and you really do have a lot to offer with your varied life and work experiences. However if you’ve blown the dust off your CV and […]

Essential wardrobe tips for interviews

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Essential wardrobe tips for interviews Many people think it’s important to “make a statement” and personalize their attire to stand out and be remembered in a job interview. But really, isn’t it much better to be remembered by what you said.. and not what you were wearing…? Here are 5 things to think about, when […]

Interview help here…

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Interview help here… 6 different Interview tips you may not have thought of… As everyone knows, it takes literally the bat of an eye-lid to make a first impression when meeting your potential new employer – so you don’t have much time to waste… A quick zoom up and down and they’ve done the once […]

How to calm interview nerves

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How to calm interview nerves So you got the phone call and they want to see you…yay ! No matter how good your CV looks and how eloquent the Cover letter, you still have to sell yourself in person – and there’s nothing like nerves to watch that job opportunity crumble away! Do you know that […]

Don’t make these interview mistakes & ruin your chances..

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Don’t make these interview mistakes & ruin your chances.. After interviewing many people I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s not only the technical skills « can you do the job » that will sway someone to hire you….sometimes it’s the most simple things, that can make or break the interview, before it’s even started. Here are […]

Finding keywords for cover letters

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Finding keywords for cover letters Many students cry out… « How on earth do I put together a cover letter… ?? »First of all, don’t panic! Basically, just think of them as a shortened version of your resume which tests your writing skills and also explains why they should hire you and why you’re the right person for the […]