The most important thing in securing a job is to produce an attractive CV. Writing a good CV is an art one has to learn. How to write a good CV that could impress your would be employer? This is what this article is all about. I will give you 10 important points on writing a good CV
You have done the hard work of completing the application form or CV and you find out that you have the interview for a job you are keen to land. Often when it comes to the interview stage people perform well below their best. Yes nerves are a factor and everyone has them. So how […]Continue reading
While you’re revamping your resume or cover letter or constructing your proof-by-example stories for interviews, you’ll find you need to watch your word choice. Why? Communication is powerful if the words we use to communicate are powerful. That’s not all it takes, but the right words make for a good beginning. So as you craft […]Continue reading
After working in this industry for nearly twenty years as both a hiring manager and recruiter, I have to say the biggest stumbling block I have seen for candidates of all experience levels is the dreaded Sales Role-play. That’s right – if you have never successfully interviewed for a sales rep position, you probably did not know that most companies require their hiring managers to put all candidates through role-play situation. You will be asked to sell anything from the company’s actual products to a generic item that anyone can relate to. I can already see the sweat forming on your brow…..
But the Sales Role-play does not have to be that scary if you are prepared and you practice, practice, practice. In the second, or sometimes the third interview, the manager will ask you to sell a product to him or her to assess your selling skills. How can they hire you if they do not know if you can sell? This is an especially important part of the process for thContinue reading
The interviewer hopes that YOU are the right person for the job. They are under pressure to fill the position so that they can get back to their own work. Therefore you are in a greater position of strength than you think. Concentrate on what you have to offer in the way of qualifications and […]Continue reading
This article was written in order to help people get their dream job by showing them how to write an outstanding CV / Resume. Your CV / Resume is the first impression you will make with a potential employer and so it is vital that this first impression shows you in a positive light.
Here are the three simple tips for writing an outstanding CV / Resume which will guarantee that you capture your future employer's attention.
The first tip is to find out what the employee is looking for by obtaining the job specification. This can be retrieved from the company with a simple phone call. Pay close attention to what the job advertisement states and call the company if you have any specific questions about the job that remain unclear to you. The company will appreciate your interest and you are screening highly by showing an interest in the specifics of the job. It has been proven that just by doing this single thing, your chances for an interview will have beContinue reading
Your resume is extremely important. Think about it. In the span of a few pages, you need to convey that YOU are worthy of at least being considered for that job vacancy. It really does not matter if you are applying for a manager job or an executive position, what's important is that the resume contents and resume layout fit the position at hand. Sadly, many ruin their chances at job success because they can not format their resumes properly. Do not be one of them. Follow our resume tips and you'll get the chance you deserve.
Resume Tips to Help you Get that Job Interview Call
Before you go on your hunt for great job interview tips, you should first focus on writing a great resume. After all, the job interview will come IF your resume says you deserve it.
Resume Tip No. 1 – Different resume types require different resume formats.
Your resume is really your 'first impression' andContinue reading
Difficult interview questions and answers can vary for each applicable, but there are three questions that applicants seem to struggle with more than the rest.
I often say that you should not attempt to memorize an interview answer word-for-word , but that does not mean that you are not willing to answer.
I recommend you use the examples I give as food for thought.
"Tell me about yourself."
This question (or request) comes up at the start of nearly every interview. Do not be taken off guard if it takes a different form like, "Why are we meeting today?"
Because of how broad and open-ended this request looks, applicants typically seem to nervously stumble through a miniature autobiography. All the interviewer is really asking you is, "Why do you feel you are a good fit for this job?" The best answer to this question is a short, concise outline of:
Job interviews are easier for interviewers and the interviewees if you plan and prepare questions and answers, and use proper interviewing techniques. Below are just a few examples of interview answers that are best avoided at all costs and are most likely to NOT get you the job. 1: What is the accomplishment you are […]Continue reading
Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families. In collaboration with some it’s partners. Save the Children International (SCI), Pediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN), Nigeria Society of Neonatal Medicine (NISONM). Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria (SOGON) and National Association of Nigerian […]Continue reading
A common question from prospective proprietary traders preparing to make an impression at their interview for a trading vacancy is “What interview questions will I be asked?”, “How will the interview process be conducted?” and “How best can I prepare for my interview?”. Every proprietary trading firm will have its own unique recruitment process, and […]Continue reading
The Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) has released the list of Applicants shortlisted for Interview from applications submitted during the 2016 Recruitment Exercise. Instructions All shortlisted Applicants are expected to check for their names under their State of Origin, below. Thereafter, check the Timetable to see when your Ministry/cadre has been scheduled for Interview. Candidates […]Continue reading
The Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) wishes to inform all the candidates that were shortlisted for the 2016 Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) recruitment that the interview will hold at PSIN, Kubwa, Abuja, from Monday, 27th March to Monday, 3rd April, 2017. Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) Timetable for 2017 Interview Interview will hold in […]Continue reading
Introverts are people who enjoy solitude and often find themselves in quiet places that aren’t very stimulating. They also enjoy activities that require them to be alone. Unfortunately, if an introverts ever want to work, then you have to do the work, and to do it well. As we all know, interviews get us nervous and when it comes to an introverts, interviews are somehow unpleasant.
So therefore, 5 techniques for getting through the process like a champ is explained below;
1) Focus your best efforts in the beginninContinue reading
Have you’ve finally landed an interview for the position you’ve always dreamt of? Are you sure you’re about to put your best foot forward? From showing up late to forgetting the company’s name, there are still many ways you can mess up at this critical part of the process if care is not taken.
But before you put on your dancing shoes, below are some biggest mistakes seen and how you can avoid them!
1) You make it all about you
Companies want to know that you’re a team player. They also want to know that you’r