This article discusses exactly what a de-militarised CV is and why you need one when applying for a job in the civilian workplace.
So you are looking for work and find the perfect job—precisely the type of role you want to do and take the next step in your career. You may start to visualise yourself in the position, imagine the pride and joy that you will have and can share with your family and close friends. It’s … Continue reading Coping with rejections from unsuccessful job applications, 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 … Continue reading Why we should never worry about candidates vying for the same job, by Matthew Coppola
Using casual, slang or relaxed/highly informal language in job applications may come across that your approach to your interactions with other professionals and even the way you view your potential boss as unprofessional and careless. It is imperative that you double check (if you have to triple check) your spelling, grammar and punctuation. As long … Continue reading Why it’s not okay to use overly casual and slang language in job applications, by Matthew Coppola
More often than not, when we are searching for jobs that we want to apply for, there is more than one job that captures our attention and motivates us to want to put forward our application. A challenge that many people face when looking for work is finding the energy and patience to tailor an … Continue reading Should my cover letter be the same for every job I apply for? By Matthew Coppola
Just how important is it to read the position description? The following article answer this question and explains just how important it is in not only knowing that you can definately perform the required duties of the job but also will give you the confidence and assertiveness in the interview.
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?