Australia’s specialist in etiquette training: Auersmont School of Etiquette


#etiquette #etiquettetraining #etiquettespecialist I recently chatted with Elizabeth Soos, consultant and principal of Auersmont School of Etiquette.  Auersmont is a boutique etiquette consultancy firm that provides professional advice and expert knowledge in the world of etiquette, social conventions and good manners. Prestigious British etiquette educators, Emma Dupont in London and Paris and Shanghai-based etiquette and …

About marketing services offered by Client Centric


Client Centric offer a range of marketing services for companies. These include: Capability statements Brochures Presentation folders Meeting slides The range of marketing services offered by Client Centric are aimed about helping businesses of all sizes to present and highlight their services and/or products in an attractive, presentable and engaging format, both in print and …

Responding to the interview question: “What do you look for in a job?” By Matthew Coppola


What do you look for in a job? Asking this question provides the interviewer with insight and understanding of what it is that you are after in a job and what is going to motivate you to stay and put forth your best effort. By finding out what you look for in a job, the …

Responding to the interview question: “What made you apply for this role” By Matthew Coppola


What made you apply for this role? With this question, the interviewer is trying to determine your reasons for applying and what exactly drew you to the position they have advertised. In responding to this question, my suggestion is to talk about the role, what really interests you and why the role meets your search …

Responding to the interview question: “How well do you handle stress?” By Matthew Coppola


How well do you handle stress? Stress in the workplace is unavoidable. By definition, it’s that emotional strain and pressure that comes with demanding circumstances. We may feel pressured at times, but being stressed at work is the next level, and it’s not nice to go through. The interviewer is just trying to ascertain what …

Responding to the interview question: “How would your peers describe you?” By Matthew Coppola


How would your peers describe you? Asking this question to an interviewee provides the employer with an insight from the candidate’s perspective on how their friends and peers see them, providing some kind of indication on what kind of person they are and what they will be like in the workplace. When trying to find …

Responding to the interview question: “What is your best accomplishment to date?” By Matthew Coppola


What is your best accomplishment to date? This is a question asked by an interviewer to find out something in your career thus far that you are most proud of and an achievement that can show the kind of person you are in the workplace. Indeed, an individual’s achievements say much about who they are. …

Responding to the interview question: “Why are you leaving your current position?” By Matthew Coppola


Why are you leaving your current position? There are many reasons why someone would leave their job. They may have been made redundant, left for personal reasons or lost their job either for performance reasons or did not pass the probation period. Whatever the reason is (There could be so many reasons) this question usually …

Responding to the interview question: “Why do you want this job?” By Matthew Coppola


Why do you want this job? Fairly straight forward question, right? For most people, the real reason why they want the job may not be exactly what they decide is appropriate in the interview to say. How so? Some of the real reasons for wanting the job are: Unemployed – need to pay the bills …

Dealing with nerves during a job interview, by Matthew Coppola


#interviewnerves #nervousinterview #interview #jobinterview When conducting interview coaching, I am often asked by individuals about how they can deal with their nerves during a job interview. They feel that that they get so nervous and flustered, that they forget what to say, have a ‘mental blank’ and end up either saying something brief and short, …

About employment services from Client Centric for Defence Force members and their partners, by Matthew Coppola


Client Centric Executive Employment Solutions offers a special tailored and expert service for members of the Australian Defence Force needing help transitioning into the civilian workforce and require a demilitarised resume and cover letter. The range of tailored services that they offer to help individuals transition out of the army, navy or airforce include: Professionally Written CV/Resume …

How many words should my responses be to the key selection criteria? By Matthew Coppola


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 …

How many pages should a cover letter be? By Matthew Coppola


The cover letter is equally as important as the resume. Although the CV summarises your skills, experience, education, personal details and references, the tailored cover letter takes the next step further to explain why you are suitable for a particular job. So, how many pages should the cover letter be? Unless the employer has stipulated …

What size font is best suited to a resume? By Matthew Coppola


So, you want to make sure that your resume can be easily read. What size font is best suited for a resume and cover letter? My suggestion is size 10 font for the CV, and either size 10 or size 11 font for the cover letter. Generally speaking, most job applications are viewed online, rather …

Why we should never worry about candidates vying for the same job, by Matthew Coppola


Many individuals going for a job interview worry about the other candidates who will be interviewed too – thinking about what their competition is. But there is a good reason for not worrying and thinking about the other candidates vying for the same position. With a small business, studies say to not worry about the …