You’re looking for a job, right? So… what is the first thing that you should do? “Create my resumé (CV)” “Send my application to companies“ STOP! If you’re looking for a job, the first thing that you should do is..
Candidates who want to be successful must stand out from the crowd from the moment they decide to write their CV. All employers want to hire proactive, dynamic people with good taste in the presentation of the curriculum (CV). An old-fashioned CV makes yo..
… why your cover letter is boring? Imagine a beautician that wants to work in a beauty salon. Most of the cover letters are something like that: “Dear Sirs/Madam, I am writing to apply for the position of beautician in your company…” So boring..
You have just read a job advertisement for your dream job… but there’s only a small problem: you don’t have any relevant professional experience and therefore you don’t know what to put in your CV. Don’t worry! Everybody starts their professiona..
Everyone has a signature! What’s yours? How many emails are sent every day with no information about the sender‘s contact details? So many lost opportunities, which could be making you stand out in a crowd! It is so annoying when I want to pho..
LinkedIn is still the social network most people use for professional purposes. So make sure you set up your account carefully and keep it immaculate. Use it like an online CV. Firstly, you should understand that LinkedIn is nothing like Facebook! There ..
After you have sent in your application, you will need to speak to the recruiter on the phone. Unless you get hold of their mobile phone number, your efforts may come to a grinding halt when the person on the other end of the phone politely asks: – “W..
In the book “How to find a job in 30 days”, I wrote a chapter about how you should contact companies by email. I suggest that you finish your cover letter with something like that: “I’ll call next week to talk about this…” You ..
A lot of people are using the european CV model but… it’s not possible to stand out from the crowd if you use the same model as everyone. You need to use different models to stand out, to show your creativity! Use and adapt one of these CV ..