Hiring managers wade through hundreds of generic applications, and your cover letter is your chance to grab their attention and shout from the rooftops that you are the perfect fit for the role. These tips will help you do just that.
Don’t let your resume date you as a dinosaur! Gone are the days when resumes were just a dry list of duties for every job you’ve ever had. If you want to be a contender in these competitive times, you have to modernise the way you approach companies.
Building rapport through small talk with your interviewer can give you the edge over other candidates - but not if you talk about topics like the weather. Get prepared with some interesting interview conversation starters, what to talk about and what to avoid!
Getting your CV and cover letter right is a crucial step in applying for any job. Have a look at our Linux Systems Administrator – Lotus Notes job advertisement example written to industry standards that will help you write a winning job application.