Career Development Advice

Career Development Advice

Guide

Competency Based Interviews

Tips on how to structure your answer using the STAR technique and maximise your chances of success at interview.

How To

employer research before an interview

Use this Employer Research guide and checklist to make sure your research is up to date and on target for your interview.

Guide

why your CV isn’t working

Use these 30 seconds and 3 minute CV review checklists to see how well your CV stands up to scrutiny.

How To

Answer Tell me about yourself

Guide on how to structure your answer to this extremely popular interview question.

How to

apply & interview for jobs

CV & Interview 101 BOOK - 2nd edition

Are you trying to write your CV or getting ready to do a job interview? This book gives highly practical and instantly actionable advice on 101 issues, questions and scenarios most frequently encountered by people when applying and interviewing for jobs. When you don’t have your own personal CV and interview coach on speed dial this book is the next best thing.

Straight-talking, instructive and using templates and worksheets to help you give the employer exactly what they want to see and hear, it will make the task of securing your ideal job significantly easier and a lot less stressful.

Testimonials

3

Interactive modules

23

Lessons

Case Studies &

Downloadable Resources

Job Searching? Does this sound familiar?

  • Are you busy applying for lots of jobs and not getting an interview?
  • Do you feel that all the job market action is happening elsewhere, and you don’t know how to find it?
  • Do you need to build up your contacts to get a job but are unsure or nervous about how to do it?

What this course will do for you:

  • Explains why the Hidden Job Market exists and why employers rely on it to fill up to 70% of vacancies
  • Gives you a step-by-step guide for how to successfully get into this market
  • Takes the fear and reluctance out of networking and shows you how to you can use it to help you land your dream job

What is included in this course ?

  • 3 interactive modules comprising of 23 lessons showing how to put your jobsearch plan in one place to help you get your dream job. Access to all course content for 6 months
  • Downloadable job search plan worksheets and resources to keep you on track
  • Videos and case studies showing how jobseekers were successful in landing a job by networking in the Hidden Job Market

Course Introduction

Learning Path

  • Welcome to the Course
  • Introduction to Module 1
  • Hidden job market myths
  • Applying but getting nowhere?
  • How companies hire
  • Job hunting methods success rates
  • Networking is not a scary word
  • Knowledge check
  • Welcome to Module 2
  • Identifying your network
  • Information is power
  • Networking Action Plan 1– Informational Interviews
  • Networking Action Plan 2– Asking great questions
  • Sounds great – but I am still hesitant to start
  • Knowledge check
  • Welcome to Module 3
  • 80% Listening : 20% Talking
  • Starting your Informational Interview. How-To and How-Not-To
  • Job Seeker Case Study 1 – Chris
  • Job Seeker Case Study 2 – Gill
  • Job Seeker Case Study 3 – Joel
  • Knowledge check
  • Congratulations on completing this course

"I’ve had enough of applying for jobs and getting nowhere."

Buy now - 6 months course access - €30

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Competency-Based Interviews

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HOW TO

Employer research before an Interview

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GUIDE

Why your CV isn't Working

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HOW TO

Answer "Tell me about Yourself"

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