Staying Prepared for Your Next Step - What's Next?
Staying Prepared for Your Next StepThe last few months in Hong Kong, and globally, have been tough on most of us. There has been uncertainty around work, home, our routines, as well as the balance that we crave. Staying prepared for the next step ahead is of utmost importance, and so we have decided to share our advice on how to be ready to get back into your workroutine, or find a new one, when this current uncertainty blows over.In this blog series, we will share advice on how to reflect on your current or previous career, how to start...
Staying Prepared for Your Next Step - The CV
Your CVWhen was the last time you looked at or updated your CV? Don’t wait to start this when you see the perfect job listing – do it now, and keep it up to date. Recruiters and employers are looking to fill roles as soon as possible. Clients often expect to see CVs within 24 hours or on the same day; if you still need to start updating your CV, you will miss that deadline. We see more and more templates being used for CVs. I am not against templates but make sure the information is easy to read and...
Staying Prepared for Your Next Step - The Cover Letter
The Cover LetterWhat is it about the cover letter? Some people spend a lot of time drafting a customisedcover letter whilst others don’t bother.Remember how we said keep the CV KISSS? Well, the cover letter gives you the space to show a bit more personality, your interest in the company and the job you areapplying for. It should still be short, not longer than a few paragraphs, one page maximum. It also gives you a chance to highlight why you are a good candidate for the role and why they should consider you. If you have done some research on...