Cover Letter Do’s and Don’ts

Cover Letter Do’s and Don’ts

Do's: Research the company prior to writing itAddress the Hiring Manager by nameSet a tone that's reflective of the company cultureUse simple language and a clear structureExpress your interest for the jobDiscuss your relevant skillsHighlight what YOU and YOUR skills can bring to the job and companyShow enthusiasm for the organization and its valuesInclude specific [...]

Job Interview Tips – A Good Example of Weaknesses- Reluctance to Delegate

Job Interview Tips – A Good Example of Weaknesses- Reluctance to Delegate

A good example of an weakness to mention at a job interview, of course if this is your case is being reluctant to delegate tasks. Ways to structure a response to question on weakness would be: "I am working on my willingness to delegate tasks as I know this is crucial to both my success [...]

Action Verb List for Resumes & Cover Letters – Management Skills

Action Verb List for Resumes & Cover Letters – Management Skills

Action verbs helps one to describe the skills they have used to potential employers. It is highly recommended to start your resume bullet points with action verbs it also helps keep your descriptions clear and concise. Management Skills: AdministeredAnalyzedAssignedAttainedChairedConsolidatedContracted CoordinatedDelegatedDevelopedDirectedEvaluated Executed ImprovedIncreasedOrganizedOversawPlannedPrioritizedProducedRecommendedReviewedScheduledStrengthen Supervised

20 Ways To Impress Your Interviewer

20 Ways To Impress Your Interviewer

Be preparedKnow the style of interviewAllow extra time for delays e.g. with transportArrive 5-10 minutes earlyDress appropriately SmileBe aware of your body languageUse the STAR technique to answer interview questionsTake notesUse a nice penDo your researchKnow your CV inside outTake a printed version of your CV with youUse positive language when speakingInterview the interviewer alsoPrepare [...]

What is a Strength-Based Interview?

What is a Strength-Based Interview?

Strength-based interviews target what an individual enjoys doing, instead of what they can do which is what competency-based interviews assess. However, strength-based interviews are not as easy as they may sound because as you are talking about what you like and dislike, the employer is forming an impression on what you are good/not good at. [...]

What are Competency-Based Interviews & How To Best Prepare

What are Competency-Based Interviews & How To Best Prepare

Competency-Based Interviews Competency-based interviews are also known as structural, behavioural or situation interviews, which are designed to assess one or more skills/competencies. Where the interviewer has a list of set questions, each question highlights a specific competency and the answers the interviewee provides will be benchmarked against a set criterion and marked based on this.Competency [...]

Industry-Specific Interview Questions + Definitions- Asset Management

Industry-Specific Interview Questions + Definitions- Asset Management

Today's article will provide you with technical asset management interview questions. Asset Management Technical Interview Questions: What is Asset Management?What is the difference between Active and Passive Management?What is value investing and how is it different from growth?What is the formula for free cash flow?Describe 3 important ratios used in value investing including their formulaWhat [...]

Skills Employers are Looking for in 2020

Skills Employers are Looking for in 2020

Remote Working Remote working is a relatively new skill that is in high demand, and I guess we can say it ties in with being โ€˜adaptableโ€™ because we are experiencing a new way of working- working from home. The recent pandemic has resulted in countries entering in several lock downs, and consequently work from home [...]