Fiona Landers has been helping job seekers and recruiters for 30 years. In an exclusive video, she shares her jobsearch advice.
Whether you’re thinking about taking a gap year, looking for the first step on the career ladder or wanting an interesting challenge, a interning or volunteering abroad is a great way to get ahead.
Apart from the obvious attributes like communication, teamwork, time management and the other ‘essentials’ that can usually be gleaned from the job description, what attributes are recruiters looking for?
Fact: 42% of undergraduates balance their studies with part-time work. By day, they may be studying Banking and Finance or Education. By night, they’re taking orders at a corner cafe or managing inquiries in a call centre. But why bother? The clear majority of these jobs are unstimulating, low-paying and hold few prospects. And you […]
By Sarah Cooper. Do you want to stand out from the competition? Are serious about securing the job? Well, you need to research the orginisation that, with the right preparation, will be your future employer. During your interview, the classic question will almost certainly be raised: “What do you know about our organisation?” It’s usually […]
By Femi Yusoof Finding your dream job can be a difficult task. With so much competition for positions, a candidate needs to stand out from the crowd by developing a unique approach. It constantly amazes me how often people send in their CV for a position they are simply not suitable for. Such a candidate […]