CV Tips

Is it too late for you?

Have you ever woken up one day and felt like you need to explain your existence to yourself and the immediately went into a frenzy of thoughts that make you feel like you wasted your entire life? If yes,  know that you’re not alone. You’re experiencing what is newly dubbed…

Graduates of Ethiopia: Writing Your First CV

Graduating after years of hard work is exciting. But that excitement can quickly become daunting when you try to build your CV. You just don’t know what to say about your relevant work experience.  After all, you just graduated from university— how can you write about any experience without having…

Sample Cover Letter for a Fresh Graduate

Graduation is characterized by uncertainties and fear of what the market is to offer. Many graduates are filled a hopelessness of where and how to jump start, something that is quite a challenge to many. Usually there is the question of who will hire someone without experience, but look at…

Types of cvs and when to use them

Conventionally, CVs are supposed to follow a similar basic format. However, issues like personal circumstances, types of job openings and prospective employers’ preferences call for a drift from this norm and hence the different types of formats to suit these demands. Although, there are no stringent rules on the structure…

Best Cover Letter Writing Tips.

In this y-generation the question that keeps on popping up is whether, cover letters are still important. In a word, yes.  A cover letter is what an intro is to a song, what a curtain-raiser is to a celebrity on stage. It is the first encounter with the prospective employer.…

40+ Tips to a winning resume

When it comes to applying for a new job, your CV could be just the ticket to get you that initial foot in the door and secure an interview – but how do you ensure your CV is added to the interview pile rather than thrown straight in the bin?…