Monthly Archives: February 2013
MY CV: IS IT ANY GOOD?
I know a lot of readers of this blog are reluctant to ask for a free review because they think they’ll be opening the doors to some horrific high pressure salesman. You’re not, and I can give you the references to prove it. In fact, we tell about one in seven of the people who […]
2012 was a year of change for LinkedIn. The interface that veteran users were well-accustomed to started to morph into something sleeker and more user-friendly but in some ways more maddening at the same time. It’s certainly much easier to build your profile on LinkedIn now. Adding new entries and sections is less fiddly than […]
INTERVIEW EMBARRASSMENT: HOW TO AVOID IT
Several times a month I personally deliver coaching to clients facing one of the great hurdles of modern life – a job interview. Recent clients have included everyone from the Chair of a major charity to an information security expert, a young woman establishing a second career in a new country to a somewhat older […]
A CV WITH ATTITUDE
Last week’s blog sparked quite a discussion on our LinkedIn group. Did recruiters really understand candidates’ skills? If not, what did it matter if your skills were transferrable or not? What are transferrable skills anyway? And one participant suggested that a Reed International survey had shown that more employers now hired on attitude rather than […]