Career Resources

Job hunting can be intimidating especially for new graduates who might not know where to start, or the best way to go about it. This section is packed with information that will be useful as your start your job hunt. For those who are already job hunting there will be tips on how to improve on what you are already doing to get the best possible results. Resources available include tips on how to write CV’s/ resumes how to write cover letters, etc. There will also be Information on how to prepare for and conduct yourself during interviews.

5 Common Interview Mistakes to avoid

You have finally landed a job interview, congratulations. How you conduct yourself at the interview will determine whether you get the job or not. Here are 5 interview mistakes that you should avoid at all costs

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How To Apply to a Job Opening- “Tailor Making” your CV

  If you are currently job hunting, chances are that you spend quite a considerable amount of time on the internet searching for job openings.  You probably have a CV and cover letter ready for immediate posting once you see a potential advertisement.  While it is a good thing to be prepared to snatch up…

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The 10 Most Common Interview Questions

Interviews can be daunting but the trick is to be well prepared. We have compiled the 10 most common interview questions and their possible answers.

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Tips on Interview Preparation

While your prospective employer might know something about you from your resume, an interview is the first time you meet face to face and you must make the best possible impression.

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The Second Interview

  You have been invited for a second interview. Congratulations! This means that you are seriously being considered for the post based on your performance in the first interview. Given the stakes it is not time to relax but you must be more prepared to make sure that you convince the interviewer/s that indeed you…

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Guide to Writing a Cover Letter

A cover letter is the backbone of your application. It supports your CV and many recruiters will ignore resumes that are not accompanied by a cover letter. Like your resume, a cover letter should be custom made for each position that you apply for. Avoid sending a generic cover letter; it might not stand out…

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Types of Interviews

Congratulations! You have been called for an interview. What happens next? The key to doing a good interview is preparation, preparation, preparation. The purpose of an interview is twofold. It is for the prospective employer to meet you, and see if you are a good fit for the job. It is also a chance for…

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How To Write a CV

  Contact Details Write your full name, address, phone number and email address. Put your name in bold letters and use a bigger font than the rest of the details. Personal profile/ Objective This is a hard hitting 2 or 3 sentences that summarize your career objectives and what you hope to bring to the…

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Comprehensive Guide To Writing a CV

  A CV/Resume is the most important marketing instrument you can have for yourself.  As such, it should be well thought out and carefully written to include all the important information about you such as skills, experience, education and personal traits. Remember, a CV is your first contact with a potential employer and therefore it…

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