job application strategy

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moving to a new city? here are some tips for your job hunt

moving to a new city? here are some tips for your job hunt

We’ve compiled a few pointers that will making tackling the job-hunt in a new city much more manageable, whether you’re moving to another city or a new country altogether, you don’t want to skip out on this advice.

a quick guide to formatting your cover letters

 a quick guide to formatting your cover letters

Letters have the power to change your life. Amongst the sea of candidate applications, your cover letter gives the employer an impression of the work you can deliver which is why it’s imperative you don’t cut corners on writing your cover letters—your future depends on it!

best practices for writing a killer executive resume for managers and senior-level positions

best practices for writing a killer executive resume for managers and senior-level positions

A common problem a lot of high-level executives and senior level management have when applying for a new job, is that they’ve never had to write a resume before.

avoid these common job hunting mistakes

avoid these common job hunting mistakes

We understand that job hunting takes major effort. It takes research, introspection, and not to mention all the applications and cover letters. Here are some common job hunting mistakes people make and how you can avoid them, so your efforts aren’t wasted.

why the best hire might not have the perfect resume

why the best hire might not have the perfect resume

Regina Hartley is a human resources expert. In her Ted Talk, she explains that the best hires might not have the perfect resume. She breaks down the candidates into two general categories: Silver Spoon and Scrappers. Silver Spoons come up with advantages and are destined for success, whereas the Scrappers fight with odds stacked against them to get to the same opportunities.

4 simple ways to improve internal communication within your business

4 simple ways to improve internal communication within your business

Internal communication is the circulation of information between people within the organisation. Within a business, an effective internal communication strategy fosters a healthy company culture and unites everyone towards a common goal, improving productivity and staff retention.

how to follow up on a job application

how to follow up on a job application

You’ve applied for the job—now what? It can be nerve-wracking waiting for that email or phone call from recruiters and hiring managers. Now you’re wondering, what’s the best way to follow-up on your application without coming across as annoying or desperate.

how to create a cover letter that gets you noticed

how to create a cover letter that gets you noticed

You’re not alone; When it comes to the task of writing a cover letter, 96% of people would rather go to the dentist. Okay, I made that up, but I know most people would agree when they say they struggle is real when it comes to writing a cover letter. Follow these tips, and you’re off to a great start in your job application strategy.