CV Writing things you should do

CV layout Keep it short and sweet. The most effective CVs aren’t just informative; they’re also concise. Try and get straight to the most pertinent points, and ideally take up no more than two sides of A4. Choose a professional font. A professional font ensures that your CV can be easily read and simply scanned.Continue reading “CV Writing things you should do”

How to get a job in 2019 CV Writing Tips

Hints to turn your CV from a list of jobs to a coherent professional history of achievements and skills to get you invited for interview. One of the biggest problems many of my clients are struggling with is where to begin when writing their CV. Particularly if they have been away from the workplace forContinue reading “How to get a job in 2019 CV Writing Tips”

January Action 2019

Well it’s already two weeks into January, phew! what a long month, or maybe it just seems that way because let’s face it, without the odd glass of vino and the burger we are avoiding like the plague time is just dragging a little. For those of us who didn’t quite make veganuary or whoContinue reading “January Action 2019”

Updating your CV for the Current Job Market

Including your entire history of work and experience in your CV might actually be hindering your chance of success. How far back should your CV go?

Work Life Balance – or – Not

I have written about this in the past and no matter how often we discuss this problem I am still finding that the greatest number of my Career Coaching Clients are struggling with this concept. Why is this still and continuously happening?  Is it the culture we live in or is it our own demandsContinue reading “Work Life Balance – or – Not”

Email Anxiety – What to do and how to take back control.

Gloria Mark, a professor of informatics at the University of California, Irvine, highlights these negative effects of email multitasking based on an extensive study into the costs of interrupted work.

The Graduate Path to Employment

There are several different paths to employment at this stage in your career, the forward-thinking student will have been doing some work during their summer holidays to gain experience as an employee.  For those students who did not get the opportunity to do that, some of the following options might help: Talk to your professor;Continue reading “The Graduate Path to Employment”