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How long Should your CV be?

How long should your CV be; one page, two pages, three pages, or more? Typically, your CV should be no longer than two pages. Although this might be challenging, it’s essential to condense all relevant information for the role you’re applying for within this limit. Remember, the main goal of your CV is to secure […]

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Completing Competency-based Application Forms for Public Sector Job Applications

Competency-based Application Forms for Public Sector In the last 10-15 years now, public sector job openings have no longer required or requested a Resumé/Curriculum Vitae (CV) from interested candidates to apply for them. Instead they have adopted competency-based application forms for various reasons. Reasons for the Change to Competency-Based CV’s come in all shapes and […]

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Update Your CV for Career Success

During periods of available time, there’s hardly a more productive activity than to update your CV – Curriculum Vitae (Resumé), refining it, and ensuring it’s primed for internal advancements, external job prospects, or transitions within your career path. In the world of career moves and job hunts, your CV is your golden ticket. In this […]

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General Interview vs Competency-based Interview, What’s the Difference?

General Interview vs Competency-based Interview Those who’ve applied for public sector roles, whether internally or externally, are likely familiar with Competency-based Interviews. In contrast, individuals in the private sector may have less exposure to this format, although interviewers in the private sector often receive training in preparing for and conducting Competency-based Interviews. So, what is […]

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Competencies vs Skills, What’s the Difference?

In the realm of job applications and interviews, understanding the disparity between skills and competencies is crucial. While often used interchangeably, they possess distinct meanings and implications within the recruitment process. Let’s delve into their disparities to equip you with the knowledge needed to navigate competency-based applications and interviews effectively. Understanding Skills in Job Recruitment […]

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What are Competency based Application Forms?

Competency based Application Forms Competency based Application Forms are now beginning to become common as a means of applying for live, open job opportunities. They are more prevalent in the public sector, though some private organisations are beginning to design their own, tailored versions for certain high-level positions. Application forms as we know them are […]

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Top Advice for Public Sector Interviews

In public sector interviews, over the past two decades, the landscape has undergone a notable transformation, particularly in its approach to recruitment. What once involved the submission of cover letters and resumes has evolved into a more structured process oriented around competency based application forms. Let’s delve into the nuances of this shift and explore […]

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From Manager to CEO: Mastering the Art of Leadership Transition

“Unlocking the Secrets to a Seamless Ascension in the Corporate Hierarchy” As a seasoned manager, you’ve successfully navigated the intricate dance of day-to-day operations, overseeing teams and ensuring projects are executed flawlessly. Now, the corner office beckons, and the title of CEO is on the horizon. The transition from manager to CEO is a pivotal […]

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What People Don’t Know About Leadership Skills

Do you want to be a leader in your place of work? Leadership skills and acumen is now becoming a key competency in almost every job, whether you are leading people or not. We believe that leadership skills extend beyond overseeing a team of direct reports. While managing and leading a team is one aspect, […]

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The Powerful Benefits of Executive Coaching

In the dynamic landscape of ascending leadership roles, the ascent to a new position, be it a recent promotion or stepping into the CEO shoes for the first time, can be a thrilling yet challenging endeavour. This blog delves into the transformative benefits of one-on-one executive coaching, tailored specifically for those on the precipice of […]

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