We all know how demoralizing and frustrating searching for a new role can be. Applying online can feel like you are sending your CV into a black hole…Even if you aren’t actively looking, your LinkedIn profile should be 99% the same as your resume. Its also worth reviewing your CV and online profile at least every six months.
I received a resume last week and the candidate included their results from 3-4 different personality tests. I have never seen this before and thought it was incredibly insightful. I asked a few of my clients/hiring managers what they thought about this and we unanimously decided it was a great idea. At Pathfinder, we encourage candidates
Over recent years, LinkedIn has massively expanded its reach and influence. Irrespective of whether you are looking for a new job, your LinkedIn profile is your global business card. Most business professionals automatically go to LinkedIn, before or shortly after they have first spoken to or met you, this is to get a sense of
If you are even vaguely interested in progressing your career or if you are in any way external or client facing you really do need to have a proper LinkedIn profile. Increasingly business professionals will look at your profile before they meet you to get a sense of your background and connections. Recruiters and hiring
Your resume or CV is your calling card. It should encapsulate as much information about you as possible, not through being overly verbose but by being tightly worded and extremely clear. Recruiters and hiring managers, in Hong Kong and all over the world, get thousands of resumes a day. You need yours to stand out
There are plenty of interview styles that hiring managers adopt from behavioral to competency to role-play. However its always important to make sure you fully understand what you are really being asked and that you answer appropriately. Can you tell me a little bit about yourself? This is a classic opener and is often a