Category Archives: Job search guidance

Using LinkedIn to enhance your job search

Keep your profile updated. Fill in all sections using appropriate key words to optimise your profile for searches. A completed updated profile makes it easier for relevant employers and recruiters to find you. Also, the chances are, their message will be … Continue reading

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Preparing for an interview

Preparation – before the interview So, what do you need to prepare? Research: Hopefully you will have done some research prior to applying for the role in the first place, but is there anything else you can find out?  Who … Continue reading

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CV writing tips – Write a stand out CV

What should my CV look like? Ideally, your CV should take up no more than two pages, but if what you have to say takes up three pages, ask yourself the following questions: •  Is all the information relevant to … Continue reading

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Competency Based Interviews, How to excel in an interview

Download this content in pdf format here What are they? Competencies are the skills, knowledge and behavioural aspects a candidate will put into the role. These type of questions provide the candidate with the opportunity to show they have the … Continue reading

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How To Impress At An Interview

Here are ARV’s top tips for knocking your next interview out of the park: 1. Think about values Make sure you’re connecting your own experience with the company’s central ethos or goals, recruiters are not only looking for skills and … Continue reading

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Guide for a smooth online interview

Find a quiet neutral space with good lighting Frame yourself correctly on the screen, keep your torso and hands visible Keep your notes in front of you Log in and get set up ahead of time. Ensure all technology is … Continue reading

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