I’m passionate about helping you secure your dream job!
Welcome to my Blog!
I’ll bring you the very latest and most up to date tips and techniques to support you through your job search and career.
Sign up to the Newsletter and you’ll receive a FREE copy of my step-by-step guide to writing a powerful CV | You’ll never miss a Blog | Be the first to receive offers | Get discounts & Freebies direct to your inbox |
Are you a believer? Yes, this is spelt correctly! When you are planning your next career move, do you factor in your values and beliefs? It’s important to your success that you believe you can achieve your goals.
Everyone talks about December being a great time to reflect however do we actually take the time or use a proven process?
It’s all about the chemistry! An interview is a bit like a first date! There’s a lot of information being shared during this interaction.
How to successfully negotiate and evaluate a job offer. The aim should always be to achieve a win-win between you and the company.
If you decide to work with a recruitment agency, do your homework before registering. Check that they have a good reputation in the local market and they can help you with your specific job requirements.
Seriously, job application forms need to be taken seriously! Be prepared to spend some quality time carefully completing each application accurately and honestly. Check out these tips on how to successfully complete your job application.
Assessment centres can be nerve-wracking occasions. However, they do give candidates a wide variety of activities to demonstrate behavioural competencies. A great opportunity if you go in with the right attitude.
Using the STAR technique can really help you prepare some great specific examples, particularly when you are invited to a Behavioural Competency interview.
What are you saying to your unsuccessful candidates? Every candidate post-interview deserves some feedback to understand how a decision was made about their fit.
During an interview, there isn’t much time to build up trust and credibility. So, you’ll need to build rapport instead by listening, showing respect and most importantly being yourself.
Here are a few points to help you write a CV when you have no work experience.
First impressions really are important in an interview. The way you dress is a very big contributing factor to making a great first impression.
Today CVs need to be written succinctly and concisely. A CV is your marketing document with one main reason, to get you an invite to interview.
Here are 10 ways of managing your Career and Continuous Development Plan CDP. The work doesn’t stop when you land the job! Take time to manage your Career.
Using social media as part of your job search is essential today. Recruiters are looking for you and if you don’t maximise your accounts you’ll be sure to miss out on opportunities.
Have you been serving in the Armed Forces? Do you understand your transferable skills? Here to help with your transition from Soldier to Civilian.
If you’re a regular visitor you’ll know that my blogs are generally upbeat, positive and all about supporting you through the interview process. However, for most of us being rejected is an inevitable part of the job search and interview process. In fact, rejection...
Here’s how to quickly research the company to get a very good overview and broad knowledge of the organisation when you are short of time.
Attending a Job Fair is a seriously good opportunity to network with Employers and Organisation of interest. Here’s how to maximize your time at these events.
It’s essential in today’s competitive jobs market to use multiple job searching methods and get found on LinkedIn.
It’s good to be flexible in a rapidly changing world of work, however here’s the problem with looking for any job!
You’ve taken your maternity leave and it’s time to consider the next steps. Back to work? Start a business? Change career direction?
Time to reflect, evaluate and give thanks for all the opportunities, successes and support in 2016. Merry Christmas and best wishes for 2017!
Learn from others, stand out from the crowd and avoid these top five common interview mistakes!
CVs have been around for decades, however they are still one of the most important documents in your job search. Avoid these common mistakes.
It’s that cliché – you never get a second opportunity to make a first impression.
Some of the most simple sounding questions, can be the most difficult to answer when under pressure or under prepared.
As CVs have been around for decades it’s more and more challenging to stand out from the crowd!
T: 01206 797 575 M: 07932 434 303
Copyright © Your Interview Coach 2016