Job skills

How can volunteering lead to paid work?

Monday, 12 September 2022
There are several ways volunteering can progress your career. You can gain valuable skills, make industry connections, and impress employers. Volunteering can help forge your...

EPIC tips for finding a job you love

Monday, 20 June 2022
Finding a job you enjoy is a lot like moving into your dream home or organising a wedding. It requires careful planning, a lot of...

30 steps to prepare for a job interview

Tuesday, 19 May 2020
Congratulations! You’ve been asked to participate in a job interview. Interview preparation helps you feel more in control and appear cool and calm. It is...

30 tips for preparing your resume

Wednesday, 13 May 2020
Preparing your resume can seem like a daunting task. It can be hard to know where to start, so we’ve broken it down into 30...

Job search tips for high school students

Wednesday, 21 August 2019
Finding a part-time job while you are a high school student can be both exciting and scary. Knowing where to start can be difficult. While...

The 10 soft skills employers value the most

Monday, 11 March 2019
Every occupation requires a set of technical skills to do the job well. Car mechanics need to know how to repair and maintain engines. Administration...

Five interview skills to help you get hired

Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Interviews aren’t easy; they can be one of the most unnerving, challenging, and awkward environments you will ever find yourself in. But they’re not impossible...

What employers want in a cover letter

Tuesday, 22 January 2019
How important is a cover letter to employers? First impressions are essential when applying for a new job, and a cover letter is where employers...

Career mentors steer you to your goals

Thursday, 22 March 2018
Mentors play an important role in the development of skills, experience and networks. A mentor may help us navigate uncharted territory in our jobs, provide...

How to choose your employment goals

Thursday, 22 March 2018
Deciding on your career goals can seem like a daunting task. Like many things, it becomes easier if you break it down into manageable, and...

7 tips to writing a great résumé

Thursday, 22 March 2018
Employers may spend very little time reading résumés, especially if they have hundreds of applicants for one position. This means that those who are shortlisted...