Covering Letters

Most job applicants struggle with writing a covering letter. Not surprising really when you ask yourself when was the last time you actually wrote a letter? Should you repeat what your CV says? Should it be hand written or typed? How should I sign off? […]

Photographs

Do not under any circumstances put your photo on your CV – unless you are a model or an actor/actress. It is the proverbial kiss of death and has a high chance of stopping you getting an interview. Why? Because people may not like the […]

Spelling

It’s not enough to use a spell checker (though many forget to do that!) – some words are not an incorrect spelling but a mistake. What do we mean by that? Well the most common one is “Manger” instead of “Manager”. If you’re a Manager […]