This week, discover how biscuits can improve your CV. Really!
Also - big news! I have just published my first book on Amazon Kindle. It's called 'Ace Your CV, Elevate Your Career: A Five-Step System to Increase Career Confidence, Build Professional Visibility and Open Interview Doors' and you can download it here: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01IDLQT9S
In your job search, do you ever feel that you are taking part, but not really competing? If so, you may have fallen into the easy trap of being a contestant, when your heart’s true desire is to be a contender.
This week's podcast covers how to change that.
When it comes to applying for a role, you are very likely to email your application. If you do, you’ll need to write a cover email, attaching relevant documents, such as your CV and cover letter. Faced with this final hurdle before you hit the send button, you may ask yourself:
This podcast has the answers!
The 2000-character LinkedIn summary section can strike fear into the heart of the bravest of job seekers. Stifled by the fear of professional embarrassment and good old-fashioned writer's block, countless members leave their summary blank.
If your LinkedIn summary is terrifying you, tune in to discover why you should complete it, what you should write about, and tips to ace this all-important LinkedIn section.
Have you ever considered writing a blog to support your job search and career goals? A blog can act as the interview before and after the interview, allowing you to set out your stall at leisure and position yourself as a must-hire candidate.Writing a blog can develop your reputation as a subject matter expert, and as a candidate with true interest and motivation in your desired field. It's truly worth the effort. A blog can be a powerful differentiator, helping you stand out from the...
Are you thinking that a personal website is beyond your reach? A step too far? Too time-consuming, too costly, too technical? Think again. This week's podcast explains the benefits of a personal website and how to go about creating one.
Should you write 'Seeking new opportunities' in your LinkedIn headline? Tune in to find out the prosandcons of this approach, thendiscover how to ace your LinkedIn headline, and nail your first impression.
Do you feel a little embarrassed or justunsure about proclaiming your current professional status to the world at large? If so, this podcast is for you. Tune in to find out why you should own it and rock it.
When you submit your CV, providing it doesn't immediately rule you out, it's highly likely that someone will check you out online. This week's podcast looks at how you can take charge of your search results and improve your credibility online.
How you present yourself directly affects how others perceive you. You actually have an incredible power to change their minds and tell them a new story, one based on your hopes and desires. This is vital in a job search scenario, especially one where you are looking to up-level your career. You need to clearly signpost your intentions. If you don’t, you’ll be whispering your dreams to an audience of one, and that will be you.
Facebook have recently unveiled five new profile changes which could have a big impact on how members are perceived online. Tunein to discover what the changes are, and how to use them in your job search.
Are you revealing more than you should in online communities? This week's podcast looks at the risks of oversharing in social media groups and online forums, helping you to safeguard your reputation online.