When it comes to creating the skills section of a CV we should always refer to the job advert for guidance. Typically you should find all the skills you’ll need for the role, and it’s a simple task of matching them on your application – if you have them of course!
One of the most frustrating aspects of job hunting is not getting a chance to give a great interview. If you are unable to impress the hiring manager with your CV you will always struggle to have the opportunity for a face to face meeting.
Before you go to a job interview you need to prepare lots of things in advance. For example, did you know that you should take a pen and notepad with you? You should also practice your answers to the most commonly asked job interview questions –
‘What are your weaknesses?’
‘Why do you want to work here?’
One of the most difficult questions to answer in a job interview is – what are your weaknesses? The reason why this is so difficult to discuss for most is because it’s essentially being honest about possible flaws.
Applying for a job is like entering a competition. Essentially you are taking part in a Battle Royale like Fortnite, and the last person standing is the victor. So how are you going to gain an advantage and survive until the end?
If you’ve been asked to attend a job interview it obviously means that the employer is clearly happy with your credentials. Your professionally written CV has gotten you to the most important stage of the process, and now it’s time for your personality to take over.