In a highly interactive industry such as recruitment, good communication skills are crucial to your ability to succeed. Here are some tips from an expert on how to communicate verbally at your best. Human communication specialist Valerie Panayiotou, from Organisational Effectiveness Consulting, writes: Verbal communication makes up the other 35 per cent of any communicative […]
Job hunting tips to help migrants succeed in applications and interviews and find work in New Zealand.
Free Job Hunters’ Workbook, with practical tips and activities to get people back into employment – sample content and download link.
Sometimes you will see the phrase’ an understanding of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi’ in job advertisements.’ In this post we will examine what this means, and how you can respond to it in a CV or covering letter. What is the Treaty of Waitangi? The Treaty is an agreement that was entered […]
We recommend that you provide a covering letter with your CV when you apply for a job. While some recruiters say they don’t read letters, others consider them a key component of the shortlisting process. Unless you are sure the recruiter is not interested in a letter, provide one. A covering letter is intended to […]
Advice from a CV expert for those dreaming of a new direction with a career change. Select a job or career for which you have a genuine passion. The feeling of job satisfaction remains long after you have spent the money you earn in a lesser job. Look at the pattern in your jobs/careers to date. […]
Personal branding is the relationships an individual has with the public – essentially personal public relations. How other feel about your personal brand determines whether or not they want to have a working relationship with you. Effective relationships are built using communication. Personal branding (PB) is communicating your uniqueness, qualities, strengths, skills and passions. It […]