Here a few job application & interview resources and tips you may like to look into.
I have some other guides including Effective Covering Letter, Effective Application Forms and Effective Interview guides which I can provide after our appointment if required. Also remember to check out my blog for continuous advice and guidance on various aspects of the recruitment process.
There are different CV formats you can choose from depending on what stage of your career you’re at or what extent and level of experience you have. Some examples of common formats are:
Skills based CVs: highlighting your skills. This can help if you are lacking in work experience, or relevant work experience for a role.
Experience/Chronological based CVs: focusing heavily on your work history and highlighting your experience with your most recent experience first.
Strengths based CVs: making your strengths the key focus of your CV with work experience, education, qualifications and interests following.
Achievements based CVs: highlighting your achievements as the first focal point of your CV.
Creative CVs: for creative industries and roles. This format is not too common and is completely different in design and structure to the more common and expected traditional CV formats.
For more advice on which is the best for you book an appointment with me here.
Identifying your strengths: If you’re unsure what your strengths are, I would recommend this book:
Women in leadership: If you would like motivation and a different view point on how women can lean in to their careers even further, I would recommend this book:
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead – Sheryl Sandberg
Stepping out of your comfort zone: If you are stuck in the same patterns and find yourself saying no, hiding away a lot or just lacking a little courage and you want to change that, I would recommend this book for inspiration sprinkle with laughter and new perspectives:
Please note the above books are affiliate links and therefore I may receive small financial compensation if you chose to purchase these books through my link. I’ve found these books very helpful personally and have no hesitation in recommending them.