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Tips and tricks on writing CV’s (or Resumes) for young people who think that they ‘know it all’.

One of the most difficult things for someone entering the work force for the first time is that they have no relevant experience so they have to make the best of what experiences they have had. So I advise you to get some experience – virtually any experience that you can talk about. It could be going on an educational trip, it could be a work placement, it could be volunteering for a charity, it could be in a sports team, choir or band, it could be being part of a youth scheme in the summer, it could be going out of your way to assist people or perhaps you have been able to do some paid work already. Then you need to work out what you have learnt from the time you have spent doing these activities then work out if any of this could be relevant to a future employer. Continue reading

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How to answer those pesky job interview questions – The Life Book for Work

Unless it is a completely different job from the ones you have done previously you should make your current job sound remarkably like the job you are being interviewed for. Look at the job specification and highlight all the similarities and common skills that are required in both jobs. Continue reading

HOW TO SELL YOURSELF ON YOUR CURRICULUM VITAE

How to sell yourself on your Curriculum Vitae or Resume A Curriculum vitae (CV) or Resume is a short document which acts as a show case for your skills and experience which a potential employer can use to decide if they wish to call you for interview. Traditionally this approach has been used in the … Continue reading