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How to answer common interview questions

Although it’s impossible to know what an employer is going to ask you in an interview, there are some questions which tend to come up quite often. Being prepared for these types of questions will put you in a great position to keep the conversation going, and to impress the interviewers.

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Why an employer won’t hire an overqualified candidate

Being overqualified sounds like a great position to be in, but you may be surprised to know that employers sometimes won’t consider a candidate who has more experience and qualifications than necessary.

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How important is social media when searching for a job?

Billions of people around the world connect and communicate via social media websites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Some social media websites are geared towards the professional and allow you to showcase your skills and qualifications, whilst others sites are for fun and staying connected with family and friends.

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Is the work history section of your CV losing you interviews?

If you find yourself applying for one job after the next but you’re just not getting those all-important interview calls, it’s time to take a look at your CV and see if it is letting you down. One area that job seekers frequently struggle with is the work history section. Sometimes, the way this information is presented does not put you in the very best light, or raises doubts in an employer’s mind. Here are five common problems with this CV section:

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The 3 things an employer wants to see on your CV

Writing a great CV is all about balancing what the employer is looking for with not providing too much detail that you put the reader to sleep. There are certain things an employer wants to see on a CV if you want to stand any chance of getting an interview, and if just one of these things is missing you are going to be instantly rejected.

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6 CV myths – fact or fiction?

If you’re looking for help online on how to write the perfect CV, then you’re not alone. Millions of people worldwide logon every single day to search for the best tips and secrets to writing a CV that ‘stands out’, and with so much information available it’s easy to understand why.

But is everything you read hold true or is some of it fiction? To find out if what you’re reading is fact or fiction, here are 6 CV myths: