The 7 worst cover letters ever written

If you’re ever struggling with yours, you can take solace in the fact that you’ll never be this bad.  The worst cover letters ever written – hide behind that cushion and grab a torch. Things are about to get scary.

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Applying For A Job? Maru Wants You To Think Outside The Box

The ridiculously adorable internet sensation, Maru the cat, made getting out of boxes his speciality – and now he has over a gazillion YouTube views. But how to get one’s non-feline noggin out of the box and into an interview room?

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10 steps to writing the world’s greatest CV

So the thing is, no-one likes a boaster. It’s not cool, it makes a terrible first impression, and anyone in the near vicinity is likely to take the money for that drink they were going to buy you, and spend it on heavy clods of dirt to throw in your eyes. But dammit, it’s what you’re going to have to do. A good CV is a beautifully presented, unapologetic boast, and remember; people who exchange drink money for dirt clods are idiots and don’t deserve your attention. Continue reading 10 steps to writing the world’s greatest CV

5 questions to ask before you submit an application

For better or for worse, here at Enternships HQ we’re privy to a lot of conversations around The Best Way To Apply For A Job. In a way, we like to think of ourselves as glorious employment spies, except that we’re rubbish at keeping what we learn secret, and our clothes are more colourful. With this in mind, we wanted to create a question check-list for our candidates, so that you can be sure every application you submit is face-explodingly brilliant. Continue reading 5 questions to ask before you submit an application

How To Write A Cover Letter: The Basics

Think about this for a minute; do you know how to write a cover letter? In the whirling haze that is job-searching, it can often be easy to miss a vital step along the way – ending up careening into a career-less vortex. And no-one wants to end up in a vortex. Continue reading How To Write A Cover Letter: The Basics

5 New Year Resolutions All Grads Should Keep

So, Christmas is over; you’re fat, unattractive and your face is covered in what seems to be cranberries mixed with the innards of a discount cracker. This is no way to ring in the new year. It’s time to dust yourself off, remove that ridiculous jumper and look forward to 2013 – seeing as the Mayans got it wrong it looks like we’re charging relentlessly towards it. Continue reading 5 New Year Resolutions All Grads Should Keep

How to get a student job: showcasing your skills with Tumblr and Quora

The art of the job search has evolved far beyond the simple CV and cover letter. These days, job seekers have a huge range of tools at their disposal that they can use to help them make connections and find work.

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