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How to write Motivation letter

Motivation letter form should follow the structure of the formal business letter, implying that your address and contacts come under your name, in the upper right corner of the page. Bellow, on the left, write the name, function, organization and contacts of the person you are writing to. When you …

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How to Get Jobs with the United Nations

Getting a job with the UN Whether you want to prevent environmental degradation, assist impoverished areas to develop their economies, help stop civil wars, or advance progressive causes like social justice and capital redistribution, the United Nations may have the ideal job for you. What’s more, the U.N. is a …

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The 37 best websites for learning a new skill

Forget overpriced schools, long days in a crowded classroom, and pitifully poor results. These websites and apps cover myriads of science, art, and technology topics. They will teach you practically anything, from making hummus to building apps in node.js, most of them for free. There is absolutely no excuse for you not …

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Want to study at a university in the UK?

Coming to study in the UK is your opportunity to gain the skills, outlook and confidence you need to fulfil your potential. Applying to study in the UK is a straightforward process and we will guide you through it step by step. Check out this great new website from the …

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Not Getting Called for Interviews? Investigate Why

Sometimes, it’s painfully easy to figure out why you didn’t land the interview. Case in point: The 1991 cover letter I wrote to one Mr. Wooward instead of the correctly spelled Mr. Woodward. He sent it back to me with a circle around my fatal mistake. Most of the time, …

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Why am I not being invited for interviews?

Why am I not being invited for interviews? You see a job posting you feel is the perfect match for your background and experience, so you submit your CV with every expectation that you will get an immediate response. And then nothing happens. So what went wrong? It’s anyone’s guess. …

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Job Interview Q and A

Some sample job interview questions and answers. Common Interview Questions: 1. Tell me about yourself. Keep your answer short and focused on your professional life and professional goals and aspirations. This is not an invitation to dwell on personal relationships, childhood experiences, family etc. A brief history of education, career …

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The Cover Letter

Your cover letter personalizes your CV and summarizes who you are, what you are interested in and why you are very suitable for the job. No CV should leave without one!   Read on how to write an attention grabbing cover letter.   A cover letter introduces you to a …

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Top CV Mistakes to Avoid

1. Insufficient contact details Make sure your CV clearly details your full name, address and contact details for a prospective employer to reach you including phone numbers and email address. This may sound obvious but remarkably, a few candidates will send their CV out omitting key contact information or with …

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10 Reasons You Weren’t Hired

1. Your CV missed the mark Many jobseekers make the mistake of using the same generic unfocused CV to apply for very different positions in different industries. Your CV should to the extent possible be tailored to the specific job you are targeting and should show in a very direct …

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