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Creating an Impressive CV After Being Fired

 Creating an Impressive CV After Being Fired

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 »

4 Essential Job Interview Prep Tips You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Job Interview Aug 2014 4 Essential Job Interview Prep Tips You Cant Afford to Ignore

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 »

The 1 Thing You NEED to Include in Your Cover Letter

Fast Typing The 1 Thing You NEED to Include in Your Cover Letter

Your cover letter should not be used just to express your interest in a vacancy and direct the reader to your CV. Your cover letter has a lot of potential, especially when it comes to capturing the attention of a hiring manager. Ensure you make the most of it!

Your cover letter is an introduction to your CV and to yourself as a candidate. Not only will your cover letter show you’re interest in the vacancy, it allows you to make a personal connection with the hiring manager and show them why you’re a great fit for the company.

However, there is one thing you NEED to mention in your cover letter in order to be successful… Read Article »

The 3 Things You MUST Do in a Job Interview

Job Interview The 3 Things You MUST Do in a Job Interview

When you’ve been out of work for a long time, a job interview can be a nerve-wracking experience. There’s a huge difference between selling yourself on paper with you CV and selling yourself in person during your job interview, but regardless of your employment status the key to a successful interview is always down to the same factors.

Here is EmptyLemon’s guide to the three most important things you should do in a job interview: Read Article »

How to Make Your Entry-Level CV Stand Out from the Crowd

Typing on Laptop How to Make Your Entry Level CV Stand Out from the Crowd

Whether you’re applying for your first ever job or looking for entry-level work, job hunting can seem a bit intimidating. You may feel you don’t have enough experience on your CV to make your application look impressive. Here’s EmptyLemon’s guide to boosting your CV content, even if you’re just starting out on the career ladder: Read Article »

LinkedIn Headlines That Will Make Employers Notice You

LinkedIn Pen LinkedIn Headlines That Will Make Employers Notice You

Having a LinkedIn account alone is not enough to assist your job hunt. It’s vital to utilise the professional networking platform to find work and allow employers to find you. Your LinkedIn headline is more than just a description of your current employment status, it’s a keyword optimised phrase which enables hiring managers to search for you. Here’s how to get the most out of your 120-character headline: Read Article »