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10 Teaching Interview Questions (with Answers)
10 Teaching Interview Questions (with Answers)

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

There is a direct correlation between the quality of teaching and educational outcomes. The following teaching interview questions will separate the best from the rest.
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Published in Career

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

How to introduce yourself professionally + examples
Learning how to introduce yourself professionally is a real skill. Whether you’re having a job interview or networking, you need to get this short speech down. Read our simple guide to perfect it quickly and easily.
How to introduce yourself professionally + examples
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10 min read

Published in CV Help

by Emily StokerEmily Stoker

How to choose the best font for Your CV: The complete guide
First impressions matter. Choosing the best font for your CV is a quick way to show recruiters you mean business. Check out our expert guide on how to get it right.
How to choose the best font for Your CV: The complete guide
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10 min read

Published in CV Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

36 Examples of soft skills for your CV
Soft skills are the behavioural fuel of your career stories; but sharing them on your CV is no simple matter. We explore how to include them.
36 Examples of soft skills for your CV
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11 min read

Published in Cover Letter

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to write a cover letter with no experience (with examples)
If you’re struggling to write a cover letter with no experience to show, never fear! This blog will help you create a compelling argument for your employment no matter your background.
How to write a cover letter with no experience (with examples)
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15 min read

Published in Cover Letter

How to start a cover letter (with 14+ examples)
Candidates don’t have an automatic right to a hiring manager’s time. The start of a cover letter should give their future boss a compelling reason to read further.
How to start a cover letter (with 14+ examples)
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18 min read

Published in CV Help

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

35 CV headline examples to make your application stand out from the crowd
An attractive CV headline can hook potential employers in a matter of seconds. This blog offers dozens of examples for great CV headlines to make you stand out.
35 CV headline examples to make your application stand out from the crowd
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12 min read

Published in CV Help

by Lyndsey McLaughlinLyndsey McLaughlin

How to build a CV that gets past the ATS scanners
Customising your CV for the ATS scanners in use at most companies is an essential part of completing your job application. We’ll show you how to increase your chances of passing this crucial test.
How to build a CV that gets past the ATS scanners
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15 min read

Published in Job Interview

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

20 questions to ask at the end of an interview
As the interview comes to a close, you may feel that you have told a worthy career story, but there is one last challenge to negotiate: the opportunity to ask questions at the end of the interview. Here are 20 of the best questions to ask.
20 questions to ask at the end of an interview
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16 min read

Published in Job Interview

by Lyndsey McLaughlinLyndsey McLaughlin

How to successfully ask questions in an interview
Interviews are a chance for candidates to gain valuable insight into a role before they accept the job offer. Here are some of the best questions to ask and how to work them into the interview.
How to successfully ask questions in an interview
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9 min read

Published in Career

by Lyndsey McLaughlinLyndsey McLaughlin

How to write a character reference + examples
Character references allow an employer to understand who you are as a person and why you’d make a good fit for their open position. If you’ve been asked to write one for someone else, this blog will break down each step of creating a sparkling character reference.
How to write a character reference + examples
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12 min read

Published in Career

by Lyndsey McLaughlinLyndsey McLaughlin

How to write a simple resignation letter
Across the UK, employees are quitting their jobs in record numbers. If you find yourself ready to join them, you’ll need a simple resignation letter to make a clean break. In this blog, we’ll walk you through how to write one step-by-step.
How to write a simple resignation letter
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10 min read
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