How to survive interviews

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

I have just finished reading a really interesting article about the lack of preparation by many candidates prior to attending a job interview. It really amazes me how even those who appear on paper to be very competent and capable fail to get the job because of poor performance in the interview. With the current […]

How to create a strong CV

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Watch this brief video to get some great tips to help you create a CV that gets you an interview and ultimately the job you want!   © Anne Galloway WANT TO USE THIS ARTICLE? You can, as long as you include this information with it: Anne Galloway is the Careers Consultant for those who want to […]

Friday job search tip

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Dress for success! While appearances shouldn’t matter it is a well known fact that unfortunately they do, particularly in an interview situation where the first few minutes really count as this is when you can make a critical first impression! Think about the way a successful person doing the type of job you are being […]

Fridays Job Search Tip

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Keep those applications coming!   So you have just sent off an application, time to put your feet up and wait, right? Wrong! It is not a good idea to sit back and wait for a response before sending out more applications. You need to keep looking and applying for jobs for which you are […]

Fridays job search tip

Friday, December 5th, 2014

Target your CV for every job It’s not just your cover letter, your CV should also be edited and tailored to match the job as closely as possible. If you don’t do this then your CV may not be picked up by the automatic tracking systems that many companies now use to screen CVs or you […]

Fridays job search tip

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Tailor your cover letter for every job  You only have a few seconds to make a good first impression so never send a generic cover letter; recruiters and hiring managers will see straight through it and think that you are not that interested in the job because you couldn’t be bothered to take the time to […]

Fridays job search tip

Friday, November 21st, 2014

  BE SELECTIVE WHEN APPLYING FOR JOBS Have a clear idea of the type of job you want and the type of company you want to work for. Only apply for jobs where you are a very good match for the job requirements. Tailor your CV for every job you apply for. Follow these 3 […]

3 Big Interview Mistakes

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

I recently attended a seminar and networking event for Career Professionals. This was a great opportunity for me to learn and share some new job search techniques with my peers. One of the icebreakers involved us sharing a bad interview experience. The one interview that I had that really sticks in my mind was actually […]

The importance of personal branding in job search

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Do you have trouble defining your personal brand or do you just think that it really isn’t necessary to have a personal brand in order to get a job? Perhaps you don’t like the idea of putting your personal brand out there for all to see. Unfortunately, having a clear personal brand has become a […]

7 most difficult interview questions and how to answer them – question 3

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

What are the biggest strengths you would bring to this Job? This question is all about letting the interviewer see how you believe that your skills and personality would help the company.  It is important to note that it is not only your skills that are under scrutiny here; the interviewer also wants to find […]