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How to Write a Thank-You Email for a Job Offer Plus Expert Examples
How to write a thank-you email for a job offer plus expert examples

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

If you’ve been offered the role, you need to write a thank you email for the job offer. Let’s take a look at how you can craft it like a complete professional.
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Published in Job Interview

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to answer “Why do you want to work here?”
So, they asked the question: Why do you want to work here? Take a deep breath. Now, it is time to explain it in a way that impresses your interviewer.
How to Answer “Why Do You Want to Work Here?”
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10 min read

Published in Cover Letter

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to write an email cover letter
Writing appropriate emails is vital for effective job search communication. Sending an email cover letter is required in most job search processes, so how does a candidate make the most of the opportunity to sell themselves?
How to write an email cover letter
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9 min read

Published in CV Help

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

250+ game-changing action verbs for your CV (with examples)
Looking to grab a hiring manager’s attention? Using powerful action verbs for your CV is the answer. Let’s take a look at more than 250 words you can use on your application and how to use them. Here’s what you need to know to get started.
250+ Game-Changing Action Verbs for Your CV (with Examples)
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21 min read

Published in CV Help

by Debbie BrideDebbie Bride

How to write an effective CV objective (with examples)
Not enough experience to pursue that great job? Or no experience at all? That’s not necessarily a problem if you have a convincing CV objective. This blog will show you how.
How to write an effective CV objective (with examples)
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13 min read

Published in Job Interview

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Using the STAR Interview Technique – With Examples
Most answers to behavioural questions during competency interviews tend to be long and rambling. The STAR interview technique helps a candidate to focus on the details that matter most to a potential employer.
Using the STAR Interview Technique – With Examples
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11 min read

Published in Job Interview

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

10 Teaching Interview Questions (with Answers)
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.
10 Teaching Interview Questions (with Answers)
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11 min read

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
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