Category Archives: Job Search Tips

Job Search Tip Winter Special

September 10, 2016 by Margaret Townsend

The season to be jolly is coming up. To jolly well take advantage of HR practices and turn them in your favour with our number one seasonal job search tip. During the Summer months and in the first quarter of the year, human resources and hiring managers are inundated with resumes and CVs from job […]

Resume Tip: Job Application Cover Letter

September 10, 2016 by Margaret Townsend

When attaching a cover letter to your resume, bear these important pointers in mind. use clean writing paper if it is not an online or emailed job application Apply neat and legible handwriting Address the cover letter to or for the attention of the title or person mentioned in the job ad Alternatively use the […]

How to Prepare for a Job Interview

February 23, 2016 by Margaret Townsend

Use these job interview tips to settle your nerves, go to your interview with confidence and succeed in getting hired. Reflect On Your Successful Job Application and Mentally Prepare Yourself First of all, if you are reading this because you’ve got an upcoming job interview, congratulations! You’ve obviously impressed the recruiter with your application and […]

7 Resume Tips for a Successful Job Application

February 22, 2016 by Margaret Townsend

If you really want to move your career forward or are in a competitive job market you absolutely need to create a resume that makes you an irresistible prospect for the interview list – each time you apply. The best advice is the same, whether you are writing a resume, CV or creating a profile […]

Privacy Central to Changing Jobs and Dating

April 26, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

Like the formal dating scene, especially for those of us changing jobs, in our job search we need privacy and great matches, not social noise. Seeking Social Media Benefits Recently a friend has been sending me invites to join a travel based social site, where you can rate locations and share advice and tips with […]

Job Search Tips: Understanding Culture Fit when Changing Jobs

March 8, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

Changing jobs from a large company to a small company or doing it the other way around can throw up problems during the application and interview process that you never thought of before. Read these job search tips to understand the relevance of culture fit to your job search success. The definition of a cultural […]

24 Best Of Job Search Tips – the real guide for the real jobsearch

January 27, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

You will find great advice from The American Staffing Association on the career and jobsearch theme. I have compiled here what I believe is the ‘best of’ tips for the jobseeker from their website, along with my own interpretations and additional job search tips, career advice and interview tips, which should go a long way […]

How to recruit young professionals online for job vacancies

January 13, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

Young professional candidates know how to apply for jobs online. Here is how to recruit them for your job vacancies Findings in a 2013 national survey from the PewResearch Internet Project showed: 86% of internet users took steps online to remove or mask their digital footprints and 55% of internet users had taken steps to […]

Career Advice: Start the year with a better job

January 13, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

The New Year Career Advice is that we should start the year with a better job, our New Year’s Resolutions tell us so! According to the USA.Gov website the top 13 most popular New Year’s resolutions every year are; Lose Weight Volunteer to help others Quit Smoking Get a better education Get a better job […]