Article by Matthew Coppola, Client Centric Looking for a new job? Wanting to move on to a new role? Client Centric can help by professionally writing for you a new and tailored CV and cover letter designed to help market and promote you to prospective employers. They also provide interview coaching and assist with addressing … Continue reading What are some typical selection criteria type questions/statements? By Matthew Coppola
Selection Criteria are a series of statements that refer to the credentials, knowledge, abilities, talents and understanding that are essential in a particular occupation. When requested to reply to Selection Criteria, you are being probed to explain and describe exactly how you meet the requirements of the position and in making your reply, providing specific and … Continue reading What is a ‘Selection Criteria’? By Matthew Coppola
So you have finally go the the interview stage and they tell you its next Monday at 4:00 pm. And you are excited as anything, probably throwing your fists in the air, jumping up and down in hysterics! But then it dawns upon you that they are going to ask you serious questions and probe you … Continue reading How to prepare questions to ask at your interview, by Matthew Coppola
It is very important and can even persuade a potential employer to hire you, by sending a thank you letter or email right after an interview. Most employers appreciate the effort and initiative taken by the interviewees when they follow up right after the interview. If you have an interview soon, my recommendation is to follow up … Continue reading Why it’s important to write a ‘thank you letter’ after your interview, by Matthew Coppola
Wearing clean, appropriate, practical and presentable clothes is very important for the workplace. It is one way to demonstrate to an employer that you appreciate your job and have respect for not only your company and the employer, but also yourself. Wearing clean clothes means that they don’t smell and are ironed; so if you … Continue reading How important is it to dress well at work? By Matthew Coppola
I have been asked this question before by my clients. Majority of the time they are either not feeling confident enough to cold call employers or they are unable or again not confident enough to go an cold visit employers face to face. In answering this question, well yes it can deliver some results and … Continue reading Does randomly posting out your resume deliver results?
Matthew Coppola, Client Centric Executive Employment Solutions Careers Advisor, Employment Specialist & Resume Writing Expert. Holding over 7 years’ experience in Recruitment, Employment Services and Corporate Training, I have developed a wealth of knowledge and experience in resume writing, interview skills, job searching strategies, selection criteria writing and career planning. My approach to resume writing is to actually … Continue reading Matthew Coppola – Careers Advisor, Employment Specialist and Resume Writing Expert
Recently I was asked by a client what is best practice,when it comes to putting the contact details of their referees, on their resume. Some argue that if you do include their phone number, the prospective employer may call them without you knowing and catch the referee person off guard. Some feel that it might … Continue reading Should I put my referee’s contact details on my resume or not?
Recently I was asked by a client to assist her in writing a letter of application into a prestigious University to study for a career in the health services industry. Her dilemma was that she knew why she would be a great fit for the University, but just didn’t know how to sell herself and … Continue reading Writing an Application Letter for University