In periods of economic uncertainty, it’s easy to fall into this common trap: you have either no experience or a major gap on your CV that nobody – turned off by that very gap – will give you the opportunity to remedy. Whether you’re just starting out in your career or trying to get back into the workplace after a break, volunteering can be a perfect way out of that vicious cycle. Read Article »
Revamping your CV can seem a little daunting. There’s so much information that needs to be included that your CV can often look busy and untidy. You can spend hours rewriting your CVs content, playing around with the formatting and choosing a font, so here’s EmptyLemon’s guide to sprucing up your tired CV in just thirty minutes. Read Article »
Jobseeking can feel like a full time job in itself. As well as perfecting your CV, searching for jobs and tweaking your application to match the job description, you’ve got the digital side of things to keep on top of too. Keeping your Facebook and Twitter profiles clean is relatively simple, but when it comes to LinkedIn, you have to dedicate the time to creating a profile, a presence and engage with potential employers.
There are however, a few LinkedIn “hacks” you should be aware of to make your digital job hunt a little easier: Read Article »
After losing your job, it can be difficult to create an effective CV. Whilst being fired from a previous position can make you less favourable to a new employer, it’s much worse to lie to them. Here is EmptyLemon’s guide to creating a stand-out-from the crowd CV if you’ve lost your job: Read Article »
A job interview can be a nerve wracking experience for many people. Whilst we all know an interview is an essential part of finding a new job, many people crack under the pressure of being judged and knowing that their future relies on how they come across to the interviewer.
There are so many things to prepare prior to a job interview. Here are EmptyLemon’s top four interview preparation tips that you really can’t afford to ignore: Read Article »