Cambridge Job Fair- Wed 21 Jan 2015

The Cambridge News are running another job fair on Wednesday 21st January 2015 in the Cambridge Corn Exchange. The fair attracted 2,800 visitors last year, who were able to meet businesses from across the region and take part in workshops. There will be more than 30 exhibitors from a wide range of business sectors More […]

How to Write a Human-Voiced Resume

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20140626010712-52594-how-to-write-a-human-voiced-resume A different style of CV writing that concentrated on telling the story of what you did for the people you worked for and what difference you made. Has an interesting example at the end. It is built to tackle the problem of on-line recruitment portals that are very common in the US (hence the […]

Free online courses

Future Learn have two on-line courses that are free to attend and would help everyone looking for a job: How to Succeed at: Writing Applications This free three week course will help you produce a perfect CV, application and online profile when applying for a job https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/writing-applications Started on 6 October 2014, but it is […]

How to hire a product manager – by Ken Norton

Product management is a very specific job sometimes called a mini CEO. This article, written in 2005, delves into what Ken Norton who was a product manager at Google and is now a partner in Google ventures looked for. While this is very specific for the role, it includes a wealth of good interview questions […]

5 CV mistakes and how to fix them

A US oriented article from Laszlo Bock, Influencer SVP, People Operations at Google, but still has some useful ideas on how to fix the problems https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20140917045901-24454816-the-5-biggest-mistakes-i-see-on-resumes-and-how-to-correct-them ” for 15 years, I’ve continued to see the same mistakes made again and again by candidates……. All it takes is one small mistake and a manager will reject […]

Job hunting day in Cottenham 27 Sept

As part of their regular Saturday workshops Cottenham Academy are holding a free day on “Successful Job Hunting” 10-4:30. More details of the workshops at http://community.cvcweb.net/saturdays or the full details for the day here.