<h1>Prepare your CV</h1>
<p><span class="left-align">Writing a good CV takes time, but it is worth it. Remember that the purpose of your CV is to convince a potential employer that you are the right person for a role.</span></p>
<ul>
<li class="p1"><span class="left-align">Make sure your CV is typed and well structured</span></li>
<li class="p1"><span class="left-align">Keep it brief and to the point – maximum two pages</span></li>
<li class="p1"><span class="left-align">Make sure you tailor your CV to each vacancy</span></li>
<li class="p1"><span class="left-align">List contact details and profile at the top, then professional experience/career history</span></li>
<li class="p1"><span class="left-align">Use sub-headings; Education, Career history, Professional qualifications, etc.</span></li>
<li class="p1"><span class="left-align">List your most recent employment first</span></li>
<li class="p1"><span class="left-align">Highlight aspects of your previous roles, which relate to your skills</span></li>
<li class="p1"><span class="left-align">Focus on what benefits you brought to that organisation and key achievements in the roles</span></li>
<li class="p1"><span class="left-align">Consider how many personal details you want to give – you don’t have to reveal your age, marital status, or whether you have children.</span></li>
</ul>

Prepare your CV

Writing a good CV takes time, but it is worth it. Remember that the purpose of your CV is to convince a potential employer that you are the right person for a role.

  • Make sure your CV is typed and well structured
  • Keep it brief and to the point – maximum two pages
  • Make sure you tailor your CV to each vacancy
  • List contact details and profile at the top, then professional experience/career history
  • Use sub-headings; Education, Career history, Professional qualifications, etc.
  • List your most recent employment first
  • Highlight aspects of your previous roles, which relate to your skills
  • Focus on what benefits you brought to that organisation and key achievements in the roles
  • Consider how many personal details you want to give – you don’t have to reveal your age, marital status, or whether you have children.
<h1>Before the interview</h1>
<h2>READ &amp; PREPARE YOUR ANSWERS</h2>
<p>Visit the company’s website, where you get important information about what is valued and highlighted as important. Prepare for common questions such as strengths / weaknesses, how to react to stress, what made you search for this job, what are your expectations, etc.</p>
<h2>BE ON TIME</h2>
<p>Be on time and make sure you have a little margin if, for example, the bus is late or it’s hard to find parking.</p>
<h2>DRESS FOR SUCCESS </h2>
<p>First impressions are important, so make sure that you are well groomed and your attire is appropriate for the business you are going to visit. Remember to turn off your mobile.</p>

Before the interview

READ & PREPARE YOUR ANSWERS

Visit the company’s website, where you get important information about what is valued and highlighted as important. Prepare for common questions such as strengths / weaknesses, how to react to stress, what made you search for this job, what are your expectations, etc.

BE ON TIME

Be on time and make sure you have a little margin if, for example, the bus is late or it’s hard to find parking.

DRESS FOR SUCCESS 

First impressions are important, so make sure that you are well groomed and your attire is appropriate for the business you are going to visit. Remember to turn off your mobile.

<h1>During the interview</h1>
<h2>THINK ABOUT YOUR BODY LANGUAGE</h2>
<p>About 80% of all communication takes place via our body language. Therefore, make sure to:</p>
<ul>
<li>Give a firm handshake</li>
<li>Make eye contact with the interviewer</li>
<li>Avoid sitting with your arms crossed</li>
<li>Lean forward and show interest</li>
</ul>
<h2>BE ACTIVE &amp; ASK QUESTIONS</h2>
<p><span>Make an active impression by asking questions and showing an interest in both the company and the job, you have applied for.</span></p>
<h2>DO NOT TALK BADLY ABOUT YOUR PREVIOUS WORKPLACE</h2>
<p><span>Rather tell them why you have applied for the job and what you find interesting and attractive.</span></p>
<h2>ANSWER THE QUESTIONS &amp; DO NOT FORGET TO LISTEN</h2>
<p><span>Avoid long discussions and complicated explanations. Answer the question asked and await supplementary questions. If you are unsure about a question ask them to repeat it or ask for further explanation.</span></p>

During the interview

THINK ABOUT YOUR BODY LANGUAGE

About 80% of all communication takes place via our body language. Therefore, make sure to:

  • Give a firm handshake
  • Make eye contact with the interviewer
  • Avoid sitting with your arms crossed
  • Lean forward and show interest

BE ACTIVE & ASK QUESTIONS

Make an active impression by asking questions and showing an interest in both the company and the job, you have applied for.

DO NOT TALK BADLY ABOUT YOUR PREVIOUS WORKPLACE

Rather tell them why you have applied for the job and what you find interesting and attractive.

ANSWER THE QUESTIONS & DO NOT FORGET TO LISTEN

Avoid long discussions and complicated explanations. Answer the question asked and await supplementary questions. If you are unsure about a question ask them to repeat it or ask for further explanation.

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