The word Curriculum Vitae literally translated means the story of your life and, career-wise is probably one of the most important documents that you will ever own. With it rest your hopes and dreams for the future – that next step up the career ladder, a better position, more money, new challenges, etc. Your CV,…

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Congratulations you have reached the interview stage; you can deduce several things from this. Firstly that the company are interested in what you have to offer, they have read your CV and they have liked what they have seen. You will also have lost much of the competition, as only approximately 15% of applicants reach…

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If you are smartly presented, adhere to basic social etiquette and sensibly answer the interviewer’s questions then you are well on your way to a new job. However, there are some interview blunders to avoid. Interview blunders: Do not arrive late, you must allow enough time from when you leave your house to permit for…

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Negotiating a better salary package has put more than a few stomachs in knots over the years. Remember, we all go through it sooner or later. Keep these 10 basic tips in mind when it’s your turn to ask for a sweeter deal. 1. Be Persuasive It’s hard to force your boss to increase your compensation,…

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