Entries by Cerian Jenkins from 08/2012

Insight of an Intern - Your CV

| Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Anything you have done - be it a paper round, volunteer work, babysitting, waitressing, keeping a blog etc - will have taught you genuinely transferrable skills which can be used on your CV.

Insight of an Intern - Your Covering Letter

| Posted 08.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A covering letter is a chance for you to emphasise why you are perfect for the position, to show that you've gone that extra mile; and it does so in a far more personal way than a CV. It may be the first impression your potential employer gets of you, so use it wisely; not only to reiterate your relevant skills and knowledge, but to demonstrate the enthusiasm you have for the post.

The Art of Saying 'No' in the Workplace

| Posted 08.13.2012 | UK

It's one of the hardest words to say in the workplace - especially when you're out to impress, and the idea of having to tell colleagues you can't do something may feel like raising a red flag of ineptitude.