Posts Tagged ‘career coach’

20 Essential Tips for Getting a Job

August 26, 2018  |   Career Coaching Blog   |     |   0 Comment

The tips given here are based on many years of enabling clients to get the job that they wanted. It also includes some advice based on my time on the other side of the desk as an HR Director. If you follow the advice here you will be better placed to get the job than 80% of your competition. But be aware getting the job that you want takes time and effort.

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Understanding the Recruitment Game

March 27, 2017  |   Career Coaching Blog   |     |   0 Comment

As a job seeker it’s important for you to understand the mind sets and motivations of the key players in the recruitment game. This enables you to significantly improve your chances of success. It also reduce some of the frustrations that many job seekers express about the recruitment and selection process. Continue reading “Understanding the Recruitment Game” »

How to Write a CV That Gets You Interviews

January 09, 2014  |   Career Coaching Blog   |     |   0 Comment

How to write a CV that gets you interviews is an important issue for most of our career coaching clients.  The start point is to remember that the purpose of your CV is to tell the recruiter how well you fit the job for which you are applying. It is not to give a full biographical account of your life.

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Interviews – How to be Successful

January 08, 2014  |   Career Coaching Blog,Featured   |     |   0 Comment

The advice and guidance given in this article is based on our work with our career coaching clients.  Often when people are unsuccessful at interviews you will hear them say things like; I was very nervous, some of the interview questions were very difficult, I forgot to tell the interviewer about a really important achievement.

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Competency Based Interviews – How to be Successful

January 07, 2014  |   Career Coaching Blog   |     |   0 Comment

When they are told they will be having a competency based interview many of our career coaching clients start to panic because they do not know what to expect.  However in reality these types of interview are easier to prepare for than others.  This article explains how competency based interviews work. It gives you an example of a typical set of competencies and tells you how to prepare. By following this career coaching guidance you can be confident about the interview and give yourself the best chance of getting the job.

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Using Networking to Successfully Get a Job

November 19, 2013  |   Career Coaching Blog   |     |   0 Comment

As a Career Coach I have worked with many career coaching clients who have successfully used networking to get a job ahead of their competition.  In many cases they did not initially understand what networking was all about, or how to go about doing it.  Some were also concerned that networking would be difficult and may mean ‘cold calling’ or just taking from others.  By using the tips in this guide networking can be fun, easy and effective.  It will never mean ‘cold calling’ and should always create a longer term two-way relationship.

 

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Skills-Based CV – How to Write One

July 08, 2013  |   Career Coaching Blog   |     |   0 Comment

 

What is a Skills-Based CV?


In career coaching most of our clients want  a chronological CV where they list their achievements in each job starting with the most recent one first. However there are occasions where this may not be the best type of CV to get the job required.

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Difficult Interview Questions – How to Answer Them

December 07, 2011  |   Career Coaching Blog,Featured   |     |   0 Comment

This guide looks at difficult interview questions and how to answer them. In our career coaching practice often clients have not been for an interview for a long time. So they can be nervous about them, particularly about what they term difficult questions.

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10 Top Tips for Assessment Centre Success

December 06, 2011  |   Career Coaching Blog   |     |   0 Comment

10 Top Tips

The 10 Top tips for assessment centres given here are based on the guidance we provide our career coaching clients. Some career coaching clients ask for help in preparing themselves for a forthcoming assessment centre. Because of our experience in designing and running assessment centres we have found the career coaching tips given here enable our clients to be successful in getting the job that they want.

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Headhunters and Executive Search – A Candidates Guide

November 11, 2011  |   Career Coaching Blog   |     |   0 Comment

Executive Search Companies are also known as headhunters and can be a valuable tool in helping you find a new role. Continue reading “Headhunters and Executive Search – A Candidates Guide” »

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