Free Resume Writing Tips

A resume shouldn’t just reflect what work you have done or study you have completed. It should tell a story about you.  As important as your capabilities and education are, whats equally important is the person you are. Your work ethic, your motivation, your drive and commitment. If you do not have a strong employment or study background than you need to find other ways to describe and build your profile. You need to be able to communicate the kind … Read More

Free Job Interview Tips

Through my The Resume Whispererbusiness I have been coaching people in preparing for interviews for a number of years. I have learnt alot through this experience and where people go wrong in interviews.  For one, some people approach Interviews like they are going to war. They actually feel like they are going into battle. In some ways they are right. But its not the enemy sitting behind the desk that defeats them, its themselves. The biggest mistake people make in … Read More

Selection Criteria Simplified

Most people find writing selection criteria about as enjoyable as a visit to the dentist and about as easy to understand as quantum physics. The key is to simplify the process and the responses.  Having to write answers  in the STAR format actually makes the process easier as there is no guessing what information is required. The STAR model explained: S  ituation: What job were you working in or what activity or course were you doing? T ask:  What specific … Read More