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The 12-step plan for a successful career change

Getting stuck in a job that doesn't allow you to reach your full potential can cause a lot of unwanted stress and uncertainty for many people. We're here to remind you that you're not stuck and it's entirely possible to switch to a different industry, domain or position. Perhaps you …

CV vs Curriculum Vitae (CV): what's the difference?

Whether you are applying for a scholarship, a master's place, or a full-fledged job, you need to provide relevant information to market yourself to those who choose the best candidate. The best way to do this is to create a curriculum vitae or curriculum vitae (CV) that describes you, your …

How to write a letter of recommendation

Employers sometimes ask for letters of recommendation from people who know the candidates. Letters of recommendation can be requested as part of the initial application package or as a final step in selecting a candidate for a position. Organizations that ask for letters of recommendation typically ask for two or …

How to network your way to a new job

One of the biggest challenges in getting a new job is getting noticed in the first place. If you are only applying for jobs that you find online, it may take you even longer to get an interview. Because there are dozens if not hundreds of applicants for every post …

9 best questions to ask at the end of the interview

Congratulations! You landed an interview. You are about to get the job of your dreams. There is no doubt that you will begin to prepare for any interview questions that may be asked of you. But the interview is also an opportunity for you to learn more about the company …

How to present your education as experience in your CV

No experience is wasted experience. If you are starting a new career or changing one, you might think that you don't have relevant experience to include in your CV … think again! Even if you have no work experience in the new field you want to get into, you can …

How to write a functional or skills-based CV (with an example)

Whether you have just entered the workforce or have been working professionally for years, your CV is one of the most important documents to advance your career. As the first introduction to your skills and personality, you want your CV to accurately reflect what you are capable of. Chances are …

How to write the perfect thank you email after an interview

Congratulations – you landed an interview for your dream job and answered all the questions the interviewer asked you. Now is the time to come home and wait for your phone to ring, right? Not if you really want to get the job. Your next step after leaving the interview …