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Job Search Strategy: Weekly Roundup 9.6.2017

Wow – this has been an interesting week! I’ve had some amazing feedback from clients around how developing a clear value proposition and being able to articulate that in the form of their CV, LinkedIn profile and their interviews has

Posted in Applying For a Role, Curriculum Vitae, CV, Interview Skills, LinkedIn, Networking, Personal Brand

Job Search Strategy: Weekly Roundup 2.6.17

Building a job search strategy before you hit the market is becoming more and more important.
Their are many touch points and prongs to ensure you capture and win opportunities.
Strategic? Or Transactional?
It’s your choice.

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Posted in Applying For a Role, Career, Communications, Curriculum Vitae, CV, Interview Skills, jobs, Personal Brand, Recruitment, Skills

Why securing a new role is getting tougher

A significant part of why people are finding it tougher to secure a new #job in New Zealand is this:

“The United Kingdom comprises the largest group of visitors planning to work here on nearly 7000, followed by France, Germany and Australia.”

Posted in Applying For a Role, Career Transition, Curriculum Vitae, CV, Interview Skills, jobs, Recruitment

Skill fit: Do you really have it?

You may think you have the right skills and experience for a particular role – but how close are you really to meeting the requirements of the hiring manager? During the application process – through your CV, screening conversations, and

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Posted in Curriculum Vitae, CV, Interview Skills, Personal Brand, Skills

7 steps to achieve a better recruiter experience

  There are many smart recruiters out there – just as there are many smart candidates. So why are so many smart candidates having such bad experiences with recruiters?   I’ve been inspired to write this blog because of ongoing feedback I

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Posted in Applying For a Role, Communications, Curriculum Vitae, CV, Interview Skills, Networking, Others

Job Searchers: Start thinking and acting strategically.

If you are on the hunt for a new job you could be your own worst enemy.

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Posted in Applying For a Role, Curriculum Vitae, CV, Interview Skills, jobs

Are you rolling the dice with your job search?

Published by Craig McAlpine at http://www.MyCareerBrand.net A few weeks ago I had a job searcher contact me via a LinkedIn Connection Request. The request went like this: “How much does it cost for you to write my CV ?” Ignoring the

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Posted in Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, CV, Interview Skills, Others, Recruitment

Just got the interview! Congratulations! So now what? 4 focus points

http://www.MyCareerBrand.net 4 key focus points that enable you to prepare for a great interview! In my last post I outlined 7 key areas to focus on for the front page of your CV. Having won the opportunity to interview it

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Posted in Interview Skills

A place of authenticity

http://www.MyCareerBrand.net When you’re looking to secure your next role it’s an ideal opportunity to reflect and formalise what it is you really want and need before you start to submit applications. What is your authentic self? Begin by understanding what

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Posted in Applying For a Role, Cover Letter, Interview Skills, jobs, Personal Brand, Recruitment

The Sub 60 Interview: Keeping your answers on track

http://www.MyCareerBrand.net It’d be awesome if we could nail every job interview wouldn’t it? But the reality is we don’t.  And when we walk out of the interview room we generally think “I could’ve done better”. There are a number of

Posted in Applying For a Role, Interview Skills
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