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Polishing your CV can ensure you’ll get your foot in the door for that new role you’ve been coveting.  Getting personal  Your CV filename should contain ‘Your name – Job you are applying for – Date‘ so that it is easy for potential employers to find and file. At the top of your CV put your full name, then your location and contact details. You don't need write ‘CURRICULUM...
A cover letter is as likely to be an email these days – but however you send that (often fiendishly difficult to write) accompaniment to your CV, make sure it shines. It has as crucial a role in getting your foot in the door as your CV itself. So why do some applicants give them so little thought or, as many hiring managers will testify, don’t even bother writing one at all?  A well written cover letter, according to one...
When job interviews were still held face to face, candidates had plenty to worry about. Many of us have had to navigate delayed trains, hard-to-find office addresses and untimely coffee spills.  Candidates for building engineer roles no longer have to worry about these pitfalls, but in a post-Covid world, video interviews are throwing up new challenges, from time lags when speaking online to losing an internet connection and assorted...
Some workers feel nervous about going back to the site or office. Here are our tips to make your transition as frictionless as possible. As workers begin steadily streaming back to the office, the old morning routine starts once again: up at the crack of dawn, wearing that mask that steams up your glasses and awkwardly overcoming some inconsiderate person in the morning traffic. After two years of skeleton staff workplaces or working...