The biggest CV faux pas you can make is a spelling or grammatical error. It just isn’t acceptable in today’s competitive job market, and with so many chances to use a spell checker or your own keen set of eyes, it isn’t going to go down well with an employer.
There are two types of skills an employer looks for on a CV – soft and hard. Typically the hard or specific skills are the most important, and can sometimes carry a candidate through to an interview. However, an employer is also interested in seeing a high level of soft skills – but what’s the […]
With the increase in online help it’s only natural that the standard in CV writing has risen dramatically. In turn, the employer is also expecting to receive a higher standard of application. So to write an impressive CV you need to utilise every section available – and that includes the hobbies and interests section.
Now that you’ve made it through to the crucial job interview stage it’s now time to prepare. You should never go into an interview without any preparation at all – unless you want to fail! The planning and preparation that went into your CV needs to carry on right through the whole process. You cannot […]
If you’re currently seeking a promotion within your current organisation, or at the very least have aspirations to climb the ladder in the not too distant future; then read on to find out how you can achieve this.
As part of National Construction Week (NCW 6th – 13th October), Geoff Martin from H& J Martin hosted a visit for Royal School Armagh to the refurbishmenet site of Armagh Planetarium in association with, the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).
As part of National Construction Week (6-13 October 2005), the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) today launched their Construction Ambassadors Programme.
Skillbuild aims to develop and promote a positive image of the construction industry among young people. Each year 100 of the top apprentices throughout Northern Ireland battle to win coveted titles in 12 different construction crafts.
Two Limavady students have floored the competition in a national skills competition. Connor McDaid and Ivan Brown Kerr, both from LimavadyCollege, recently returned with medals from the UK-wide Skillbuild competition.