So sure, yesterday was all about gorging your skin off with delicious, gooey treats – but now we’re on Lent duty. We know exactly what habits any opportunity seeker should give up this fun-free season, and we’ve handily laid them out for you to gaze upon as you lie in a post-pancake stupor. Continue reading 5 Habits To Give Up For Lent (to worry about after the pancakes)
When thinking about how to write a CV, it’s always vital to make a good impression. This is your chance to offer a brief snapshot of your skill set, qualifications, best attributes and to detail why an employer should hire you. But are there things you absolutely shouldn’t do? We’re afraid so… Continue reading How To Write A CV: 5 things to avoid
Got a role so fantastic that you can’t fail to attract brilliant candidates? Well, actually, you can. Writing a job description – much like writing a great CV, cover letter or romantic monologue – is an art; get it wrong, and you could end up confusing your audience, or worst of all, missing out on your perfect match. From our experience, a good job description follows a certain structure – and lucky for you, we’re willing to reveal it. Continue reading How to write a job description: the checklist
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
You may not yet have The Big Idea, you may not have your team in place, you may not even know what sector you want to be in – but being an entrepreneur can start here. The Entrepreneur First team are dedicated to rooting out fresh talent, and have rather gloriously decided to share some of their wisdom with us. What should you consider when contemplating a start-up? Isabel Bescos tells us… Continue reading What’s Holding You Back? By Entrepreneur First
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.
You probably heard it before. The way in which employers hire you has changed. A lot. Not only what they look at on your CV but how they do it as well. So how are you going to make sure they like what they see?