A closer look

November 12, 2021

We previously looked at addressing selection criteria and how this is sometimes a requirement when you’re applying for a job. While they can be painful and time consuming to write, selection criteria are used... Read More

Are you a STAR applicant?

November 9, 2021

We’ve been banging on the past few weeks about cover letters, resumes and interviews, and now it’s time to delve into the exciting world of... drum roll please... writing selection criteria. Addressing a... Read More

Your big day

November 4, 2021

In our last post, we explored what you should be doing to prepare for the interview. This was all about doing your research about the organisation and the role in the lead-up to the big day. So, you’ve... Read More

Prepare yourself!

November 3, 2021

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve looked at how to write a captivating cover letter and craft a compelling resume. As a result, you’ve submitted a winning application and have secured yourself an... Read More

Are you the right fit?

October 28, 2021

My previous post emphasised the importance of tailoring your resume for each job you apply for. Remember, one size does not fit all! Hopefully it got you thinking and making some adjustments. But, just... Read More

One size does not fit all

October 25, 2021

My past couple of posts explored the exciting world of cover letters. Now that we’ve cracked the code on that topic, let’s dive into the fascinating, and sometimes contentious, realm of resume writing! If... Read More

Cover letters – the how!

October 21, 2021

We recently looked at the purpose of cover letters. So now that we’ve got the why out of the way, let’s get stuck into the how. As the old adage goes, practice makes perfect! (Sorry, now I’m sounding... Read More

Cover letters – just why?

October 19, 2021

Okay, let’s be honest - no one looks forward to writing a cover letter. You don’t know where to begin, you’re not entirely sure what to include, you start sweating over what’s enough information and... Read More

The internship search

September 22, 2021

Marion Harel is a third year commerce student, majoring in HR, who shared her thoughts on finding an internship and what she learnt from the experience. #1 Be sure you’re ready To get the most out of your... Read More

Get your resume noticed

September 15, 2021

How many times have you heard that, on average, a hiring manager initially spends just 7 seconds reviewing a resume? Considering the amount of work that goes into a job application, that’s really not much... Read More