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Category Archives: Job Applications


We all dream of the day the phone rings and a voice introduces themselves as search consultants and that they have been researching the market for a position that they have been retained to fill and you appear to be Read more…


job hunting

A client came to me with an advert he downloaded from a jobs website, and asked me the best way to formulate the cover letter, if his C.V. needed ‘tweaking’ and if so where? The first thing I noticed which Read more…


job offer

Making sure that your new job offer is in line with your expectations and that the company values you appropriately You have just been offered a job! Fantastic. Now you need to know that the job offer is in line Read more…


cover letters

Here are a couple of sample cover letters you may find useful.   Dear I wish to apply for the role of Accounting Supervisor advertised in The Times on 20 December 2008.


job

In the current climate some job ads will get thousands of applications. Job ads frequently get hundreds of people responding to them depending on the speciality and seniority of the position.  So of course it is bound to be a Read more…


cold calling

A carefully prepared  and well delivered cold call can be an extremely effective job applications strategy – if you get through to the right person! Making job applications by cold calling does not seem particularly attractive as a job applications Read more…