Match Your Resume to the Job Description

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

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

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  • 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."

  • Writing a Retail CV

    Friday, August 28, 2020

    How to write a great retail CV

    "The competition for retail jobs is always fierce. This makes having a compelling CV all the more important. Your CV needs to stand out amongst many other candidates and demonstrate a wide range of customer service, sales and financial skills. A good retail CV should clearly demonstrate achievements in order to make the job of saying ‘yes’ to calling you to interview as easy as possible. This is the fundamental role of the CV."

  • How to overcome common resume and CV stumbling blocks

    How to overcome common resume and CV stumbling blocks

    Wednesday, August 26, 2020

    "Resumes (CVs for our friends outside North America) are deceptive documents. Most people believe these materials are relatively simple to create until they are tasked with building one. Then, they realize that resumes and CVs are much more complicated than previously thought."

  • Redefining productivity in a crisis

    Monday, August 24, 2020

    "As the coronavirus pandemic continues to upend our daily routines, staying focused and productive without clear boundaries can pose a challenge. Some question the impact that remote work has had on productivity, but many companies have in fact seen an increase in employee productivity as commutes and boundaries disappear. Meanwhile, the longer hours and higher stress levels that many Americans face leave corporate leaders and companies to worry about burnout and mental health problems in the long run."

  • Writing an HR CV

    Friday, August 21, 2020

    How to write a fantastic CV for HR jobs

  • NEWSLETTERS LEAD INNOVATE GROW STRATEGY: 35 Smart Questions Great Candidates Ask During Job Interviews

    Wednesday, August 19, 2020

    "I asked over 1 million LinkedIn followers their favorite questions to ask potential employers. Want to hire superstars? You better be prepared to answer them."

  • Three Pieces Of Advice For Hiring In The Remote Work Landscape

    Monday, August 17, 2020

    "It's no secret that in the aftermath of the coronavirus outbreak, many businesses are looking to make remote work the new normal."