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Business Skills – How to Build the Perfect CV

Here is a handout for students preparing job applications and attending interviews. It features valuable tips and advice (and what to avoid!) to build the perfect resume.

It is very important to learn something about the company and position you are applying for and ensure this is reflected in your resume and cover letter. Candidates who send a standard cv and cover letter without bothering to learn the name of the recipient or how their skills and experience match the … Read more

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Presentation Skills – The importance of visuals

There are three learning categories: Visual, Auditory and Kinesthetic. So, it is important to remember that your presentations should include something for all types of learners.

Visual learners retain information such as photos, graphics and simple (but colourful) charts. When used correctly, visual images can make a far stronger impact on some people than words alone.

Auditory learners benefit the most from powerful words and stories. These could be personal stories, analogies and metaphors, tangible examples such as facts and … Read more