Lena ep. 7 – Using Transferable Skills In My CV | The Great Grad Job Hunt

Hi guys, this is Lena coming to you from The Great Grad Job Hunt. What I want to talk to you about today are transferable skills. So, to get down to it, what are transferable skills? They can be defined as skills developed in one situation which can be transferred to another situation. They are […]

What is a functional CV & what is it good for?

A functional CV focuses on your skills and experience, rather than on your chronological work history. The idea here is to group your skills together under themes, rather than present a chronological work history. It is typically used by job seekers who are changing careers or who have gaps in their employment history. In this […]

Preparing for a Job Interview : Job Interview Tips

Hello! Peggy Charlton here for Expert Village. When you are ending the interview, make sure you thank them, shake their hand again, look the person in the eye and say I hope I will be hearing from you soon. When you are in your job interview, something strange or unavoidable might happen in the room […]

How to Prepare for a Job Interview : About Phone Messages After the Job Interview

I’m Don Varney of Varney Speaks and on behalf of Expert Village. Today we’re going to talk about the interview process. Secondly, make sure that if you are going to use the house phone, change your message at the house. Don’t get into music and trick questions. I love the ones where they say something […]

Preparing for a Job Interview : Highlighting Accomplishments in a Job Interview

Hello! Peggy Charlton here for Expert Village on selling yourself. I have a great example. I was privileged to be on a committee that was picking the principal for our high school and they picked 3 teachers and I was one of them. I got to sit in and see really professional people and I […]

How to Prepare for a Job Interview : Importance of Business Cards in a Job Interview

I’m Don Varney of Varney Speaks and on behalf of Expert Village. Today we’re going to talk about the interview process. The final thing is I would go out and buy some basic business cards that has your name, your cell phone number on it an email address. With all the different web addresses out […]

Preparing for a Job Interview : Speaking Tips for Job Interviews

Hello! Peggy Charlton here for Expert Village. We are talking about the actual interview itself and I would like to emphasize you about articulation when you are speaking and your body language. Of course you want to look the person in the eye; we’ve already established that but you need to articulate. That means you […]

How to Prepare for a Job Interview : Evaluating Job Salary on the Cost of Living

I’m Don Varney of Varney Speaks and on behalf of Expert Village. Today we’re going to talk about the interview process. The other thing you have to look out is because of that, you have to look at the cost of living. Different areas have different costs of living. A job of 32,000 dollars might […]

13 Study Tips: The Science of Better Learning

Our brain can potentially memorize 2.5 petabytes of information, which is roughly the equivalent of 3 million hours of YouTube videos. In order to use some of that staggering capacity a little more effectively when you learn, here are some tips that are based on widely accepted research by neuroscientists and learning experts. “Spaced Repetition” […]

Preparing for a Job Interview : How to Write a Resume

Hello! Peggy Charlton here for Expert Village. Another thing I would like to discuss is the writing of a resume. It is very important that you have a resume with you when you go to your interview even if you have already turned it in because they may have lost it or put it aside […]