Stay up to date with the latest career advice, tips and guidance by reading CVLondon’s career advice blog, covering simple tips in relation to CV writing and interview coaching tips written by CVLondon’s lead CV Writer, Jerry Frempong.

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How to Handle Panel Job Interviews

How to Handle Panel Job Interviews Interviews can be nerve racking at the best of times, but when you have to be on an interview with a panel of interviewers scrutinising your every answer, can be incredibly daunting. We are[...]

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How to Complete a Job Application Form

How to Complete a Job Application Form We all know that job application forms can annoying, they are unfortunately tedious in nature, but can certainly pay of excessive dividends in a job offer when completed correctly. We are going to[...]

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What to do When Your Mind Goes Blank in a Job Interview

What to do when your mind goes blank in a job interview It’s perfectly common for the people in interview to freeze or for the minds to go blank mid-flow in a critical point of a job interview. We are[...]

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How to Prepare for a Video Job Interview

Study the Company Beforehand This is absolutely key, studying the company and the sector beforehand is most certainly going to help you learn about any key facts, figures, situations and people that you need to know about. Don’t go too[...]

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How to Explain Why You Left Your Last Employer in a Job Interview?

How to Explain Why You Left Your Previous Employer? To tell about the reason of dismissal as honestly as possible and to maintain good chances of employment can be a tricky situation. In this article, we will explain how you[...]

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Job Interview Advice for Introverts

Job Interview Advice for Introverts Job searching can be a difficult period for all types of personalities, and especially for those who are more introverted than others. Given the fact that at interviews, the aim is to sell yourself and[...]

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What’s The Difference Between a Resume and a CV?

What’s The Difference Between a Resume and a CV? While you are scanning a variety of job postings, you may have noticed a number of employers asking for a resume, and others ask for a CV. While both resumes and[...]

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Top 10 CV Tips for 2020

Top 10 CV Tips and advice for 2020 We all know that when it comes to looking for a new career, searching for a job can be a job in itself. So, it’s important to recognise that your CV could[...]

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Should I Pay Someone to Write My CV?

Should I Pay Someone to Write My CV? In this current economic and highly competitive climate, it can be a challenging prospect to write a CV that puts your best foot forward and really stand out from the busy crowd[...]

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How Do I Write a Good CV?

How Do I Write a Good CV? In all honesty, the perfect CV simply does not exist, but it’s a good idea to give it your best shot in creating a well-written CV that is certainly going to increase your[...]

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What Are the Do’s & Don’ts of Writing a CV?

What Are the Do’s & Don’ts of Writing a CV? Here Are Four Really Simple Ways to Attract Attention to Your CV A properly prepared and written CV will definitely be the first step on the way to career ladder[...]

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Five Key Reasons Why You May Not Be Getting Interviews or Any Response from Your CV

Five Key Reasons Why You May Not Be Getting Interviews or Any Response from Your CV So, you’re frustrated and annoyed at why you’ve sent out dozens, and maybe even hundreds and CVs and cover letters, and to your dismay,[...]

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What Does a Good CV Look Like in 2020

So what does a really good CV look like in 2020?   Actually, we at CVLondon have discovered that there are ten atrocious mistakes that occur in the majority of all the CVs that are sent to employers, and here they[...]

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5 Simple Tips That Will Help Make Your CV Stand Out

Each of us has ever made a CV in his life. Perhaps, the feeling of lack of confidence seems quite familiar for us. It is normal to have anxiety and ask yourself if you have made CV right and haven’t[...]

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10 Great Ways to Target Your CV for Job Applications

There is nothing difficult in drafting an effective resume. In most cases, it is enough just to get rid of unnecessary information, but there are other important points. The CV should correspond to that specialization in which you want to[...]

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10 Best Pieces of Advice on How to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

A good LinkedIN profile is a powerful tool for business development and promotion of a personal brand. The best accounts of sales managers on LinkedIN bring their owners and companies in which they work huge profits. How to create a[...]

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The Perfect Applicant: The Awesome Ways to Look Best of All

The labor market is constantly changing. Together with him, the requirements for future employees are changing. To stand out from the entire flow of applicants, you need to understand who the employer considers the ideal candidate. Let’s see what kind[...]

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How to Leave an Outstanding Impression at a Job Interview

Many applicants are afraid of job interviews. This is indeed a very important point in the job search process. It is also a great chance to demonstrate your best qualities and make a positive impression. Name Starting any conversation, be[...]

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5 Top Things Job Seekers Are Afraid of at Job Interviews

Often, before the interview, as well as before another important and crucial event, we feel anxiety, and sometimes fear. Why is this happening, and how to deal with it? Any negative emotions make us act carelessly and thoughtlessly, negating the[...]

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How to deal with being furloughed in a global pandemic

It goes without saying that this current global pandemic with CV19 has brought the global and local economies to grinding halt. This has resulted in a number of challenges that has pretty much affected every working professional in all nations[...]

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How to Answer Why Should We Hire You​ in an Interview

Why should we hire you? This question is heard almost at every interview. Sometimes, applicants are lost from excitement or lack of training, and instead of communication a clear and understandable answer, their minds tend to blank and give something[...]

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Useful Tools to Use on LinkedIn

A public profile is created automatically when you register with LinkedIn and is published in the user directory. Google and other search engines periodically check the LinkedIn directory, so that public profiles can be found on the Internet. In order[...]

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What The Internet Can Reveal About You

Why are employers looking for information about employees or candidates in social networks and blogs? Can this information increase your chances of finding a job or set up an employer against you? Social networks are used to obtain additional information[...]

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The Best Questions to Ask an Employer in a Job Interview

It’s pretty much inevitable that at the end of a job interview you are very likely to hear the following questions: ‘Do you have any other issues or questions that you would like to ask us? Unfortunately, some candidates do[...]

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11 Excellent Practical Tips To Writing an Interview Winning CV

It’s pretty obvious that your CV is the bridge between you and your new dream job. So it’s of the greatest importance that your CV covers all the angles to ensure that you increase your chances of being selected for[...]

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How to Get Your Dream Job

Job searching can be a rather tiresome, complicated, time-consuming and energy-intensive process. Therefore, before plunging into these searches, take some time and think about what you are looking for. We have prepared a list of questions you should put forward[...]

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CV Writing Services Video

Meet Jerry Frempong, our Senior CV Writer. He explains a little about CVLondon and the services offered to our clients, enjoy! https://youtu.be/E_5_vGmBxaA

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What is a Portfolio and Why Do You Need It?

The concept of “portfolio” is firmly entrenched in the vocabulary of many specialists. But not everyone fully understands its true meaning and value. What is it like, what should it look like and what professions are suitable for? What is[...]

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How To Write a Professional CV for the UK Market

Every country has its rules. For example, in the majority of European companies it is acceptable to include no more than one page of detailed story about your work achievements and personal goals. However, in the UK the size of[...]

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5 Great Things You Can Do When You Start Your New Job

Starting a new job can be both very much exciting and daunting; it’s always about setting a good example and positive impression of whom you are. In this period, the key thing is to have a positive spirit and ‘can[...]

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7 Most Common Interview Questions That You Need to Prepare For

Sometimes it seems that there is no need to prepare for an interview and a false sense of security is tempting. However, the key to a successful job interview is all about preparation and anticipating the common questions that will[...]

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5 Really Simple and Amazing Topics to Talk About When You’re in a Job Interview

In order to determine your keen interest and motivation for the role you are interviewing for, it’s really important to remember that the Interviewer has a number of key interview questions prepared for you: These may come in the form[...]

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Why Should Employers Hire You and Only You?

From the point of view of any candidate, it is he who should receive the cherished job, and not other applicants. All employers are wondering why they should hire you. Be prepared to answer it. “Why should we take exactly[...]

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7 Best Kept Secrets You Should Know Before Going to a Job Interview

You are hardworking, ambitious and smart. Your resume is perfected, recommendations and a cover letter are always at hand. But there is still no work. Perhaps you have not considered everything. Be organized Use the tagging for all emails related[...]

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7 Bad Personal Traits That Drive Employers Up the Wall

When we come to an interview, we are trying our best to please the employer. Sometimes we even try too hard, causing the opposite reaction to the desired, and sometimes we just choose the wrong priorities, the wrong approach, or[...]

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How to Create Successful LinkedIn Profile

In the modern business world, not having a LinkedIn profile is almost a moveton. More and more job seekers and HR specialists are registering on this social network. But many people use LinkedIn counterproductively: do not fill out the profile,[...]

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How to Write an Engaging Covering Letter – Part 1

Simple recommendations will help create a perfect text in form and content. Do not retell your CV Instead of repeating your experience and achievements at your previous job, use a cover letter to describe details that were not included in[...]

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How to Write an Engaging Covering Letter – Part 2

If you have great recommendations from former managers, employees or customers, do not be afraid to use them in your cover letter! Don’t be too formal The phrase “I am interested in a job and I want to work in[...]

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How to Talk about Your Career on Your LinkedIn Profile

Without networking, success is extremely difficult. To be effective LinkedIn-profile, you need to add at least 50 contacts to your network. It is generally recommended to have at least three hundred, but no more than three thousand friends. Otherwise it[...]

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How to Search for a New Job If You are Presently Employed

Many job seekers are looking for work while they are employed. This approach is convenient and beneficial in many ways, but also has a number of nuances. Temporary restrictions It should be borne in mind that you do not have[...]

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What To Do When You Have Severe Interview Nerves

Severe interview nerves can be caused because of fear facing people you have not and speaking to an audience that you are not used to, and it makes the interview very difficult for you. This inability to express yourself makes one[...]

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How to Explain Gaps Clearly on Your CV

Continuity of work experience is a mandatory component of the image of an ideal employee. But if you had a break in work, how to justify it to a potential employer to get a position? If you decide to take[...]

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Ways To Prepare Your Elevator Pitch During An Interview

  Ways To Prepare Your Elevator Pitch During An Interview. An elevator pitch can either be classified as a gained connection during networking or a lost opportunity. An elevator pitch is generally a short conversation that varies from 15-45 seconds.[...]

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How To Create an Excellent LinkedIn Profile

In LinkedIn, you can not only import, but also export contacts: the Network menu → the Export Contacts button in the lower right corner of the page. This feature allows you to backup contacts to protect your business connections. So,[...]

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Ways To Handle Brainteaser and Curveball Question During a Job Interview

  Ways To Handle Brainteaser and Curveball Question During a Job Interview. An interview is a critical part of the processes of a job search as networking or qualifications may get you to the door, but the interview lets you[...]

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How Your CV Reveals Your Personality

Is one hour enough to make a good CV? How accurate will it be? Perhaps this time is enough to list all the skills, knowledge, qualifications, achievements, interests and experience, or you just underestimate yourself? If you don’t think so,[...]

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Top 10 Tips That Will Impress The Job Interviewing Panel

  Top 10 Tips That Will Impress The Job Interviewing Panel. Impressing an interviewing panel is not an easy task. But if you use the following goals, you might make things easier for yourself. Career growth. The panel is interested[...]

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5 Key Reasons Why You Should Get Rid of Excessive information From Your CV

There are many tips on how to successfully pass an interview, but you still need to get to it. They do not receive invitations in most cases because of a bad CV. Voluminous and intricate essays are often disliked by[...]

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The Best Recommendations to Write Impressive Cover Letters

A cover letter can advantageously complement and clarify your main document for employment, particularly, CV. It is also a good way to show your interest in the position, convince the employer to invite you for an interview and generally increase[...]

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5 Key Personality Traits Needed When Applying for a New Job

To get a job you need not only a diploma, experience and only professional skills, but also the so-called emotional intelligence. There is a big difference between an employee who can do work and an employee who can do work[...]

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Top 10 Ways To Know and Find Your Ideal Job

  Top 10 Ways To Know and Find Your Ideal Job. Before considering getting your perfect job you should have a desire to see what you want, this will bring some relevance in finding the specific dream job. Below are[...]

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Top 10 Job Interview Tips To Improve Your Performance

  Top 10 Job Interview Tips To Improve Your Performance. The best aspect of an interview is to boost your interview performance and beat the other candidates. You have to convince the interviewer that you are the best, but do[...]

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Top 6 Tips To Calm Your Job Interview Nervousness

  Top 6 Tips To Calm Your Job Interview Nervousness. Job interview nervousness can exist even when you have everything about the job interview after thorough research about the company, rehearsing and practicing job interview questions and having all that[...]

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The Best Ways to Present Facts on Your CV

The necessary, relevant and accurate information in the resume plays an important role in the selection of candidates for the vacant position. Using facts in both a resume and an interview will certainly increase your chances. Use facts to stand[...]

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Top 5 Ways To Reduce Stress During An Interview

  Top 5 Ways To Reduce Stress During An Interview Tension during an interview at times gets you when you least expected it. In some instances, it is hard to control, and you may end up losing the job due[...]

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Questions The Will Ruin Your First Impression at a Job Interview

When preparing for an interview with the employer, do not forget to think questions that you ask the interviewer. Otherwise, the employer will think that you are not interested in working for his company, or you do not have your[...]

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Top 5 Ways To Build Self Confidence Before And During An Interview

  Top 5 Ways To Build Self Confidence Before And During An Interview Fear is something that can’t be eradicated but can be managed at a certain level. Fear is what makes us lose courage when we are exposed to[...]

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Different Types of Interviews You May Encounter

As a competitor, you will have to attend more than one interview to get a job. But interviews are different. You can be invited to a group interview, in which several candidates will take part, a stressful interview, where your[...]

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3 Types of CVs That Will Lead to Getting More Job Interview Invitations

All the CVs are similar. They show experience, the skills, and the data on education. All information is presented in one way or another, occasionally flavored with some interesting facts about the candidate or his experience of work. In essence,[...]

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Top 5 Ways to Create A Convincing Job Description

  Top 5 Ways to Create A Convincing Job Description. A job description is an informative document prepared by an employing party with the intent to hire or employ.  A good job description should include a summary of the company[...]

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3 Amazing Key Ways to Talk About Your Key Achievements

The achievements of the candidate in the previous work are an important touch to his portrait, and HR almost always asks the applicant to share his accomplishments. How to make self-presentation not turning the conversation into simple boasting? When you[...]

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The Importance Of Having The Right Interview Skills

  The Importance Of Having The Right Interview Skills. Having the right interview skills helps you to be the best candidate before the interviewer out of a multitude of other applicants the employer has at his disposal. There is, therefore,[...]

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Unusual Interview Questions You May Encounter

From time to time HR-managers decided to check if the potential employee has a great fantasy and able to propose creative solutions. To check it, they come up with strange, crazy and incredibly unusual questions to figure out whether you[...]

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The Importance of Having an Excellent Elevator Pitch.

  The Importance of Having an Excellent Elevator Pitch. You have probably heard of the term ‘elevator pitch’ before and seen it as a sure way to get yourself through the door, but there’s more to it than that. An[...]

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How to Answer Very Complicated Interview Questions

It is difficult enough to find out all the necessary information about the candidate in one conversation. Therefore, HR managers are developing and using a variety of ways to make sure that applicants are professional. Experience and personality traits The[...]

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The 5 Critical Components of a Perfect Elevator Pitch

  The 5 Critical Components of a Perfect Elevator Pitch. An elevator pitch is a brief statement used to convince someone to believe in you. A robust elevator pitch is the difference between you and the deal you want to[...]

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The Best Questions to Ask a HR Manager in a Job Interview

Surprisingly, the most common answer to the interviewer’s question is “Do you have questions?” – no. This is not only an incorrect answer, but also a missed opportunity to learn important information about the company and the position. Let’s consider[...]

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The Best Way To Describe Your Character For Your Interviewer

  The Best Way To Describe Your Character For Your Interviewer. The interviewers commonly ask questions to describe oneself. This question may seem simple, but that may not be true as they are not. As an interviewee you are expected[...]

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10 Golden Rules of Having a Successful Job Interview

An interview with the employer can be considered rightfully the most difficult and responsible step in the process of job search. We have prepared for you 10 rules that will help you successfully pass it and get the desired position.[...]

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The Best Top 5 Easy Tips on Answering Tough Competency Based Job Interview Questions

  The Best Top 5 Easy Tips on Answering Tough Competency Based Job Interview Questions Competency-based interview questions are structured interviews or questions structured to assess you on either a specific or more skills whereby at the end, the answer[...]

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7 Key Things That May Trigger Stressful Situations

Sometimes the interviewer simulates a real combat situation, trying to get you out of balance. How to understand that this is just a game, what to expect, and how to withstand this battle? Waiting You came to the interview at[...]

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The Best 5 Ways to Reduce Job Interview Pressures and Stressors

  The Best 5 Ways to Reduce Job Interview Pressures and Stressors Interview stress has nowadays become a worrying problem for most job seekers. It even affects those who are used to doing the interviews most often and it affects[...]

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9 Phrases You Should Avoid at a Job Interview

It’s nice to get an interview invitation, but remember that this is just one of the steps. An employer can invite a lot of candidates to an interview. It is very important not to make mistakes that will throw you[...]

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7 Easy Ways to Boost Your Self Confidence During Your Job Interview

  7 Easy Ways to Boost Your Self Confidence During Your Job Interview Nothing beats confidence in any interview but achieving this confidence is the big issue. The question here is, how does the interviewer gauge your confidence in the[...]

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Job Interview Questions That Are Rarely Answered Correctly

We all often make mistakes, answering even the most simple questions of the interviewer. But questions are also being asked at the interview, and the chances of answering them incorrectly are very high. 1.You are now employed. Why do you[...]

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Reasons Why You Need A Proper Dress Code For Your Job Interview

  Reasons Why You Need A Proper Dress Code For Your Job Interview The employer immediately forms an opinion of you based on what you are wearing regardless of your qualifications. It is important to dress professionally because what you[...]

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What to Do If You Fail at a Job Interview

How to cope with it and remain optimistic You are confident, the CV is amazing the experience is quite good. But after the conversation with the recruiter, you understand that the case is failing. How to use failure so that[...]

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How to Write a Winning and Outstanding Cover Letter

Would you like to get a good job, but the competition for a vacancy is overflowing? Perhaps, you do not know how to effectively stand out among many competitors? We have prepared solution for you. Write a cover letter. Why[...]

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Preparing Relevant Questions for Your Job Interview

  Preparing Relevant Questions for Your Job Interview As much as an interview is mostly about you being asked questions, some interviewers give you the chance to stage your questions, if any equally. In such cases, you need to be[...]

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How to Confidently Sell Yourself in a Job Interview

Why are the searches of work remaining profitless? Which steps should be taken so as to show during the job interview that you are exactly the one who will raise the company at higher level? Actually, everything you need to[...]

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Learning About Your Job Industry Before a Job Interview

  Learning About Your Job Industry Before a Job Interview Getting to know your industry well before a job interview is entirely necessary. For this reason, you need to do thorough research about the company you intend to work with.[...]

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How to Overcome a Stressful and Challenging Job Interview

A stressful interview is the worst nightmare of any candidate. The main goal is to bring a person out of his comfort zone and to force him to show the true face, which can manifest itself in difficult working situations.[...]

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How Your Prior Achievements Can Boost Your Job Interview Pitch

  How Your Prior Achievements Can Boost Your Job Interview Pitch This is by far the best-interviewing skill that you can use to increase your chances of getting hired. Everyone likes positivity and portraying this to the interviewing panel can[...]

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How to Have a Successful Interview with Different Representatives of The Company

Different representatives of the company may interview you, and their features and different approaches should be taken into account. There are no simple interviews, but they can be made easier if you know what you need to be ready for.[...]

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How To Turn Your Weaknesses Into Strengths During A Job Interview

  How To Turn Your Weaknesses Into Strength During A Job Interview Our weaknesses may give us reasons to ail as well as ideas to succeed. How we handle or portray our shortcomings in front of a panel will illuminate[...]

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How to Explain Why You Left Your Previous Employer

To tell about the reason of dismissal as honestly as possible and to maintain good chances of employment is another problem. In this article we will tell which things should not be revealed at the job interview under any circumstances[...]

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How to Confidently Answer Competency Based Interview Questions

Some issues can be deadlocked not because they are too complicated, but rather, unexpected. Find out if you could come up with an original answer. “What three personality traits do you consider to be the best?” Here is such a[...]

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How to Research Your Target Company Before the Job Interview Day

  How to Research Your Target Company Before the Job Interview Day Before an interview, you need to be aware of the company you intend to work with. This means that you will have to make a background study to[...]

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5 Key Phrases to Remove From Your Cover Letter

The cover letter is those magic few lines that will persuade the recruiter to become interested in your candidacy and to open the attached CV. But in the same manner, the cover letter can tire the recruiter to death and[...]

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5 Ways on How to Positively Sell Your Skills and Experiences During a Job Interview

  5 Ways on How to Positively Sell Your Skills and Experiences During a Job Interview. An interview is where you represent all your skills and experience, and it should not be used as a way of showing off. Positive[...]

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8 Key Things to Take With You to The Job Interview

The first meeting with the employer is the first step towards obtaining the desired post, so it is important to approach it with all seriousness. CV is the must. Yes, of course, you have already sent your CV to the[...]

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6 Easy Ways on How to Mentally Prepare Yourself for a Job Interview

  6 Easy Ways on How to Mentally Prepare Yourself for a Job Interview. Preparing yourself mentally before an interview requires polishing specific areas like the resume, your skills and this will help you to remain calm, confident and positive.[...]

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How to Write a Convincing and Persuasive Covering Letter

If the job you are applying for that does not require a lot of work experience, but needs a capable and motivated person, demonstrate these qualities in the cover letter. Refer to examples of where your abilities have helped you[...]

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7 Easy Ways on How to Interview The Interviewer Instead of Them Interviewing You

  7 Easy Ways on How to Interview The Interviewer Instead of Them Interviewing You Interviewing the interviewer looks strange to many candidates as many candidates even fear to ask those questions also when given that chance. It is advisable[...]

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Best Interview Tips for Introverts on How To Make a Good First Impression

Job search is a difficult period for all types of personalities, and for the applicant-introvert, especially. After all, it is necessary to establish new contacts, to attend interviews and to engage in self-presentation. According to research, introverts are the most[...]

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Why Should We Hire You? 5 Best Ways to Answer This Question

Why should we hire you? This question is heard almost at every interview. Sometimes, applicants are lost from excitement or lack of training, and instead of clear and understandable answers, they give out something they did not expect from themselves.[...]

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Excellent Questions to Put Forward at a Job Interview

Sometimes at the job interviews you are likely to hear the following questions: ‘Do you have any other issues for us to answer?’ Unfortunately, some candidates do not want to spend extra time and simply answer that everything is clear.[...]

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How To Handle Negative Feedback From a Job Interview

Many interviewees face rejection after their job interviews based on different aspects of their interview. This negative feedback from interviewers is handled diversely by job seekers. Most negative feedbacks if not treated appropriately may lower the self-esteem and morale of[...]

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How To Answer Curveball, Tricky and Difficult Interview Questions

Personnel recruiters often confuse job seekers with questions that are not directly related to professional activities. In this article we’ll talk about usual questions which may surprise every applicant with the strange point. Tell about your parents Frequent answer: This[...]

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How to Answer the Questions About the Company You Are Having Job Interview

At the job interview recruiters often ask questions about their company. “What do you know about our brand?”, “What product is your favorite?”, “Have you seen our website?” If you do not know the answer, it’s uncomfortable. After all, in[...]

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How to Apply for a Job Even if You Don’t Have Enough Skills, Experience or Qualifications

Risk usually leads to success. But is it worth to apply for a job position if you do not fully meet the expectations? Is it really possible to get a job without being an ideal candidate? Your work experience is[...]

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How to Clearly Demonstrate that You are Interested in a Job Role

It is incredibly important at the job interview to tell the truth. This is how the employer can understand if you are interested in working in his company. Do your ambitions match your opportunities in the position you are talking[...]

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How to Handle Low Salary Offers from the Job Interviewer

  How to Handle Low Salary Offers from the Job Interviewer Sometimes the interviewer may offer you a salary proposal that is too low for you, how do you go about it? In some cases, this is meant to be[...]

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How to Effectively Sell Yourself on Your CV

There is sweeping generalization that CV should include only information concerning your work experience. However, it is not completely true. If you are able to share stories about your hobbies, volunteering or even strong life position in the CV, it[...]

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How to Build More Self-Confidence For a Job Interview

Stress and anxiety accompany the applicant when he goes to the important job interview. Excitedly, it is difficult to make an adequate decision, to find correct wording, worthy of presentation, and a witty answer comes to mind already on the[...]

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How to Successfully Prepare For a Job Interview

The impression that you make on a person at the first meeting is the most important thing. Remember that you need to look at the interlocutor straight to your eyes, smile, firmly shake your hand and talk confidently. Try to[...]

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How To Successfully Handle a Strict Job Interviewer

  How To Successfully Handle a Strict Job Interviewer An interview is a significant part of a job search. This is the final step in securing a job as well as advancing your career prospects. A good resume, as well[...]

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How to Reveal Your Personal Values & Character at a Job Interview

What is important for you while choosing a job? Asking this question, employer would like to look at your values and see if they correspond with the important things for the company. By pondering this issue, he, actually, tries to[...]

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How to Talk About Your Hobbies & Interests During a Job Interview

The question about the hobby only at first glance seems unimportant and simple. In response, the interviewer receives the necessary information in order to create a full portrait of the candidate. In a large competition, hobbies can even become a[...]

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How to Write a CV for Your First Job as a School Leaver or Graduate

Probably, each of us once asked a question how to write CV for the first job. Indeed, all of us were looking for our first job. It was easier for someone in case during their studies, they had time to[...]

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How to Give an Elevator Pitch in Front of an Interviewer

  How to Give an Elevator Pitch in Front of an Interviewer Giving an elevator pitch needs you to be composed and at ease since this is what will convince someone to pick you over the competition. The first step[...]

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How to Write a CV with No Professional Experience

Undoubtedly, work experience gives significant advantages in employment, but the absence of such is not an obstacle. Even if you do not have the necessary professional experience, you have personal qualities that determine your potential success, the freshness of ideas,[...]

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Is It Your Dream Job? Listen to the Experts’ Recommendations

If job position seems interesting enough for you, still there are some questions to clarify. In case you haven’t spent your time on it preliminary, you might find yourself in a trap and waste time on the work that became[...]

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Why People Don’t Get Job Interviews?

Your CV is interesting for employers, you are invited to a meeting, but every time something goes wrong. Several rejections are the reason to wonder why interviewing employers’ thoughts about you are changed. Frequently they just keep silence or answer[...]

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How to Eliminate Anxiety and Nervousness Before a Job Interview

  How to Eliminate Anxiety and Nervousness Before a Job Interview Everyone has anxiety feelings before heading for an interview, and many things contribute to us being nervous before that particular day. This anxiety can be caused by worrying what[...]

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10 Key Things You Should Avoid on Your CV

Creating a resume is a headache for anyone looking for work. A resume is your story that you tell a recruiter or a potential employer. Perhaps, you will agree that it is be very pleasant to study the plot with[...]

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How to Overcome The Fear of Job Interviews

Uncertainty, fear of a future interview is the phenomenon typical for any age, and education. Everyone is afraid, and it doesn’t matter if you are young or experienced. Sometimes they lose so much that they simply “fail” the interview, despite[...]

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The Best 7 Questions to Ask an Employer at a Job Interview

It is always helpful to show the employer that you are serious. Double bottom issues are not only among HR-manager. Only these should be prepared in advance, so as not to ask something trivial, to which you can find the[...]

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How to Dress up Well for a Job Interview

  How to Dress up Well for a Job Interview Before saying a word, you have made an impression based on how you are dressed. Different companies have different dress codes. No one will take you seriously when you look[...]

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The Best Skills You Really Must Add on Your CV

An important point of the CV, which all employers pay attention to, is the paragraph about the main professional skills. Neither education nor work experience will tell about your personal expertise in certain matters. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look[...]

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4 Key Common Interview Questions That You Must Know How to Answer

Specialists in recruitment really often ask applicants about what would seem to have nothing to do with their future work. In this case, the answer to such a question can often depend on whether you are hired. How do you[...]

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The Most Impressive Hobbies to Mention on Your CV

Any CV couldn’t be full without hobbies mentioned at the end of the list. However, not all the activities you are keen on doing will help you to get the desirable job. Some of them may scare your future boss.[...]

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How to Describe Your Previous Boss / Employer In a Job Interview

  How to Describe Your Previous Boss / Employer In a Job Interview Whether your last boss was a terrible one or good, maintaining positivity about him/her matters a lot especially when asked to describe him by the interviewer. There[...]

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The Worst 5 Phrases Which Lead to Bad Job Interviews

Job interview bears a strong resemblance to the exam: one can spoil the impression of one unsuccessful phrase. It would seem that your dream work is quite near, but one wrong answer leads to such hopeless “We will call you[...]

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3 Brilliant Facts You Must Include When Writing Your CV

While any employer dreams of accepting into his team a competent, productive and loyal employee, every applicant wants to get into the hands of a reliable, understanding and modern employer. So what can you do to prepare really eye-catching CV?[...]

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3 of The Strangest Job Interview Questions You May Encounter

It would be great if all the questions of the HR-managers on interviews have been limited by experience and skills. But companies are looking not only for the employee, but also for the person close to the spirit. This also[...]

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How to Create an Elevator Pitch in 30 Seconds for Job Interviews

  How to Create an Elevator Pitch in 30 Seconds for Job Interviews Creating an elevator pitch isn’t hard as all you need to do is sit down, relax and get composed, then come up with it. Otherwise known as[...]

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3 Things You Shouldn’t Mention On Your CV

To write a good resume is pretty easy if you have professional merits, experience and education. But even if you do not have any basic data, you do not need to turn CV into an information dump. At least these[...]

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4 Key Important Things to Do After a Job Interview

It seems that the hardest is already behind. Indeed, the interview has been conducted, a successful compliment to the HR manager has been paid and even the salary has been discussed. But in fact, the very nervous period ahead is[...]

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How to Convince an Interviewer You Will Add Value to the Company

  How to Convince an Interviewer You Will Add Value to the Company An interview is a purposeful one on one conversation between two parties with different aspirations. A job interview demands that the interviewer becomes the recruiter and the[...]

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Top 5 Common Job Interview Mistakes To Be Avoided

If an HR Manager has reviewed your CV and invited to an interview, then the primary selection has already been successfully completed. Once you have decided to meet in person, this indicates that your education and work experience are quite[...]

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2 Behaviour Strategies to Succeed in Getting the Job of Your Dreams

It is useful to know what the company representative is expecting to hear when interviewing a candidate for a post. Your answers will help him decide on your recruitment. So, why don’t you study some useful strategies which are going[...]

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Don’t Speak Negative In a Job Interview

Psychologists believe that answering the question about your disadvantages in the interview, we must focus on the strengths, just masking them in the form of defects. But those who are interviewing, usually seem only annoying. Asking the seeker about his[...]

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What HR Managers Look For in Your Social Media Profiles

Checking candidates in social networks have become a habitual recruiting tool. Indeed, what do HR-managers and your potential employers want to find out in the social media profiles before inviting an applicant to the job interview? What’s the purpose? Surely,[...]

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How To Come Up With Pleasant Dreams And Goals For Your Interviewing Panel

When this question is posed to you as an interviewee, you get an open invitation to answer freely as you choose. You get to have a broad spectrum within to operate in. As much as you had the opportunity to[...]

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Which Secret Things Employers Would Like to Know About You

Think about what your experience really can be an enormous advantage in this job position, in the company or sphere of activity. Consider what you can rely on, particularly, on your expertise, experience, knowledge, the ability to find a common[...]

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Why You Cannot Be Silent at a Job Interview

Uncomfortable questions, strange remarks, incomprehensible tests – all this is very likely to be on an interview. Many applicants prefer to avoid sharp corners and not respond to some recruiter questions. However, by keeping silence, they make a huge mistake.[...]

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How to Answer Sensitive Personal Questions During a Job Interview

  How to Answer Sensitive Personal Questions During a Job Interview Job interviews are all different, and the requirements differ from one employer to the next. However, some questions naturally shouldn’t be asked during an interview. The fact that they[...]

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How Giving the Best Ideas That You Have Implemented in the Past Can Influence Your Job Interview Success

  How Giving the Best Ideas That You Have Implemented in the Past Can Influence Your Job Interview Success Most interviewers have a tendency of asking candidates about how their past important project or ideas helped them achieve what they[...]

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Win-win Strategies and Advice to Follow Before and During the Interview

Each interview is unique, as well as the employer who conducts it. However, there are some universal tips that will help you in talking with HR manager. Before the interview: You will need to spend about two to three hours[...]

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How to Give Your Best First Impression During a Job Interview

Interviews can always be an interesting and unpredictable meeting for both parties, the applicant and the employer. We can never know exactly what will happen – which questions and answers await us, that we learn about each other, which employees[...]

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5 Sad Reasons Why Your CV Isn’t Getting You Interviews

Dozens of cover letters with your CV remain unanswered. So what is the reason for this? Actually, there are five key reasons why this sometimes happens. You should be aware of these statements and improve your approach. 1. The content[...]

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Questions You Should Ask The Employer at a Job Interview

Excellent questions to put forward at the job interview Sometimes at the job interviews you are likely to hear the following questions: ‘Do you have any other issues for us to answer?’ Unfortunately, some candidates do not want to spend[...]

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11 Top Pieces of Advice to Improve Your CV

Certainly, you can disagree with the fact that CV is the main thing while you are applying for the new job. A person with unique skills and experience will be invited to an interview, even if his work experience is[...]

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6 Ways to Write an Excellent CV to Get Interviews

CV has even higher priority than any other official documents. So, under no circumstances could you ignore all the rules that must be followed here. Well, if you want to get to the top and receive the job of your[...]

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How To Write a CV for the UK Jobs Marketplace

Every country has its rules. For example, in the majority of European companies it is acceptable to include no more than one page of detailed story about your work achievements and personal goals. However, in the UK the size of[...]

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5 Questions to Ask When You Start Your New Job

The steps that a person makes in the first few months at a new place of work greatly affects their future career. In this period, it’s easy not to calculate the strength and take on too many minor tasks, leaving out the[...]

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5 Most Common Job Interview Questions That You Need to Prepare For

Sometimes it seems that there is no need to prepare for an interview. Purpose is noble, talks are pleasant, and questions are easy. However, they are easy only at first glance – most of them have a hidden meaning. Tell[...]

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5 Best Topics to Rise During Job Interview to Show Your Interested in The Role

To determine your interest and motivation, the interviewer has a series of questions prepared: “Why do you want to work with us?”, “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?”. All of them are related to certain criteria of an[...]

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How an Interview Coach Can Help You With Your Job Interview Preparation

A job interview is essentially what lies between you and your career and development before that exceptional moment is vital in making it a success. An interview coach can take you through preparations for the interview, and there are several[...]

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Building a Positive Mindset Before a Job Interview

Understanding the unique characteristics that differentiates you from others is very important before facing an interviewing panel. This creates a sense of self-awareness in preparation for an interview which is a step in having a successful interview. An interviewee can,[...]

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How to Negotiate Your Salary In a Job Interview

The topic of remuneration is usually the toughest during an interview. This is because you may not know how to answer questions touching compensation and salaries. How much would you want to get paid for this job? This is a[...]

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Determining Your Strengths and Weaknesses Before Heading for a Job Interview

The basis of an interview is for the interviewer to find the best out of the best possible candidate for the position advertised whereby the hiring manager makes the selection by merely interviewing with a set of selected questions for[...]

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6 Ways to Master Your Communications Skills For Job Interviews

Any job interview requires preparations and polishing your communication skills before the interview will play a significant role in making it to the next level. Communication is necessarily the only process of an interview and is what determines your fate[...]

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How to Create a Good First Impression for Job Interviews

  How to Create a Good First Impression for Job Interviews. The first impression at any given point determines who you are and it is usually the first few seconds you meet anybody, how you react and behave within those[...]

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