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What do they ask in a Pre employment Medical?

Worried about a pre-employment medical – here’s what they usually ask. Many employers request a pre employment medical. For many people this causes concern as they are unsure what is asked and therefore whether or not they will pass. An individual can have a pre employment medical conducted themselves by an Occupational Health Physician who can confirm if they are likely to pass or not and any areas...

CV Tips for Sales People

When writing a sales role directed CV, there are a number of key feature which should be present to showcase your knowledge, skills and abilities. These can be presented in various ways and are dependent on the role, company and industry you are applying for. The more senior the role the more necessary the features discussed in this article will be in your CV. Target driven: Targets are part and parcel of working in...

How much personality should you show in your cv and cover letter?

A CV and cover letter is a professional method of applying for a job. For this reason, it needs to be written in a professional manner. As the working environment becomes more casual in areas such as working time, casual attire and flat hierarchal structures, people are challenged with the fine line between showing personality but without coming across unprofessional.   The biggest culprit for this is when it...

How do you show personality in your CV and cover letter?

Showing personality in a job application can make you stand out from your competitors if done correctly. If done incorrectly, it can make you stand out for the wrong reasons. Primarily a CV needs to showcase your qualifications, achievements, skills and experience. The cover letter highlights the link between these and the role/company in which you are applying and your interest in the role. The following article...

When is the best time to look for a job?

For most people, moving jobs is a well planned process. Ideally, it should not be rushed so that you have time to consider all your options. One thing to consider is timing – when is the best time to look for a job? There is no uniform perfect time to job search. It can be industry specific, seasonal, company or role specific. For example, teachers would usually look to move after the end of the school term to...

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