Career Anchors

Edgar Schein at MIT has identified eight themes and has shown that people will have prioritized preferences for these. For example a person with a primary theme of Security/Stability will seek secure and stable employment over, say, employment that is challenging and riskier. People tend to stay anchored in one area and their career will

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CV Advice

A Curriculum Vitae is a summary of your skills, accomplishments, experiences and education designed to capture a prospective employer’s interest. Overview: CV Content CV Appearance CV Don’ts Cover Letter The CV is a key document to use because a good CV will: – Get you an interview by intriguing a potential employer – Encourage the

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Cover Letter

A Cover Letter should be typed, well-written and directed to a real person. Find out who the potential decision maker is and address the letter to that person. At least mark it for the attention of the HR Manager or Managing Partner. Opening paragraph Your opening paragraph should pique the interest of the potential employer. Say why you are

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