CIPD qualified, with over 10 years' experience within HR and recruitment, Lyndsey has indepth knowledge and insights into the HR industry, which, together with her writing experience, allows her to write in an engaging and informing manner. Lyndsey has worked with a range of clients in Scotland (where she resides) and London, as well as further afield overseas in the US and Australia. She is an advocate for continuous development, both professionally and personally.
The requirement for ‘good organizational skills’ is almost a given for any job posting, but what does this actually mean? Do you need to be the type of person that plans meetings months in advance or are there other ways to show you take charge.
When applying for a job, it is a good idea to include a cover letter in addition to your resume. A cover letter gives the hiring manager a brief introduction to your expertise, and it should encourage them to want to read your resume.
You start to apply for a job, and suddenly you find yourself being asked, what are your conceptual skills? You would be forgiven for being a bit stumped by this, as it’s not something we often see on job adverts. Let’s take a look at the true meaning of conceptual skills and how we can use them to our advantage in the job search and in the workplace.