Think Like an Employer, Get Hired

When looking for a job, it’s not about you. It’s all about the employer. Think like an employer. Surprising, even the most talented can fail to get offers if they don’t do this. Thinking as an employer start all the way from doing the application, customizing your CV, cover letter…

Sample Cover Letter For UN Volunteering Jobs

If you have a degree or higher diploma, then you are eligible to apply for the UN Volunteers programme. Candidates willing to contribute their time and expertise at the UN always have a problem coming up with cover letters. If you are one of them, have a look at this…

3 ways CV keywords can help you land an interview

In today’s highly competitive job market, employers are flooded with CVs from the moment a job opening is posted. Their first task is to separate the impressive CVs from the not-so-impressive ones. You know by reading How to Pass the 6 Second HR CV Flip Test that you only have a…

This Is What the Best Candidates I Ever Interviewed Had in Common

Success leaves clues. People who consistently succeed are not lucky; they’re doing something different than anyone else. They have a strategy that works, and if you follow their strategy and you sow the same seeds, then you’ll reap the same rewards. Here is what the best candidates I ever interviewed had…

5 Key Things Recruiters Look For In a CV

5 Key Things Recruiters Look For In a CV Yesterday (Monday 13th August 2018) Charles Murito – Country Manager, during the University of Nairobi Chancellor’s career fair reported that for a single opening they relieve 40,000 – 80,000 CVs. Needless to say, most of the applications are discarded. There those…

Sure Way to Increase Your Salary

A sure way to increase your salary is to show that you are of more value to the employer. To be of more value you need to acquire new skills or sharpen your existing skills. In the current job market place, the most sort after skills by employers is project management,…

2018 Recruitment Trends You Need to Keep Up With

The hiring process hasn’t been easy over the years, and it doesn’t seem to ease in the new year. Technological milestones have seen the advent of new jobs; specialisation has resulted in shrinking talent pools; and now more than ever, companies are in high competition for talent in the market….

The most difficult interview questions and answers

The most difficult interview questions and answers You reworked your resume, perfected your cover letter and landed the big interview. But walking through the door is only the beginning — especially if the interviewer throws some hard-hitting questions your way and you don’t know how to respond. “The interview is…

How To Get a High-Paying Job

How To Get a High-Paying Job Follow these simple tips to earn money—lots of it—by strategically pursuing the highest paying jobs. Want a bigger paycheck? Of course you do. There’s nothing wrong with wanting to get a job where you can make money—lots of it. In fact, 63% of workers…

HOW TO ANSWER: How Much Should We Pay You?

As a Career Coach, 99% of my client always ask me this question. How they should answer the question of salary in an interview. So, today I have decided to share with you how to tackle this question. In this article, you will learn: Why this question is important and…

The Best Goal Achievement System for 2018

Goal setting is very important irrespective of when it’s done. All successful people set goals and have a system to help achieve their goals. Below I have shared a video (4 mins) on a goal achievement system I used. As I review my year, I have achieved 90% of my…

3 Things “Must Do” To get a Job In 2018

3 Things “Must Do” To get a Job In 2018 Finding a new job feels like a job in itself. However, here are 3 things that you MUST do to ensure your job search is seamless. 1. Get your CV Review. Gone are the days when you had a CV…

Interview Questions About Your Greatest Accomplishment

Interview Questions About Your Greatest Accomplishment What’s the best way to answer interview questions about your achievements and accomplishments? If you didn’t climb Everest, cure cancer or compose a symphony, this can be a tough question to answer. It’s hard if you’re a new graduate without much to draw on, and it’s even harder…

21 Job Skills That Will Increase Your Salary

21 Job Skills That Will Increase Your Salary You know you’re a valuable member of the team, the workplace just wouldn’t be the same without you; you’re positive, organised, reliable, a problem solver … The list goes on; but what happens when it’s salary review time, how do these prized…

HOW TO HAVE A PERFORMANCE REVIEW TO REMEMBER

HOW TO HAVE A PERFORMANCE REVIEW TO REMEMBER © Andrewgenn | 123RF Stock Photo They’re a natural part of the working landscape, but performance reviews can leave you feeling like you’re stumbling around in the dark. While many managers see them as a waste of time, performance reviews can be…

Cover Letter: Its Purpose And How To Send One

Why A Cover Letter Is Necessary A cover letter is like a sales pitch! This is what summarises all your skills, experience and capabilities for the job you are applying for. It gives you the opportunity to tell a story. It should be brief and straight to the point. Most…

Say No to Get Control of Your Life

Say No to Get Control of Your Life by Bill Lampton s it hard to say no to to others? Always being agreeable might be nice on the surface, but it can have serious consequences. Here are four tips to make it easier to say no. In the Broadway musical…

Meet The Founders of Careerpoint Solutions

Careerpoint Solutions was founded by two brothers Daniel and Jonathan. The company has two Departments, Careers and ICT. Careers Department ‘The idea of Careerpoint solution came when I was looking for a job after campus’ Daniel said. ‘I found some job adverts that am not qualified and I knew someone else…

Professional CV Writing Services

Professional CV Writing Services Why do some people almost always get the job they want? Because their CV wins them an interview and 99% don’t! What about You? Have your CV written by the experts! Why Use a Professional CV Writing Service? Faced with a stack of hundreds of CVs to whittle down to a…

Tips for Interviewing for a Temporary Job

Tips for Interviewing for a Temporary Job By Carole Martin, Monster Contributing WriterIf you think, “it’s just an interview for a temp job — no big deal,” that’s where you’re mistaken. Some wonderful opportunities, networking connections and careers have resulted from temporary positions. Temporary assignments today run the gamut from receptionist to CEO and beyond….