CV & Interview Tips

CV & Interview Tips

16 September 2018

At Konker we understand that job hunting can be a very stressful time in your life. Whether you are fresh out of University or a seasoned professional within your sector, it can be a daunting task! Our business is all about helping you through this process, and ultimately, securing a position which you are excited about waking up for each morning!

There’s no paying for a CV to be written or endless submissions to the wrong people – our market knowledge and experience allows us to present you with the best-suited opportunities, at a salary which meets your expectations.

With us, you can expect a level of service which is second to none, one which is understanding, honest and trusting. Whether it is over the phone or face to face, we will be with you every step of the process.

We are an agency who will begin things with a detailed conversation to establish the type of role which is perfect for you. We will help you prepare your CV for submission and get you set for interviews. We will advise you on the next best steps and help you deal with resignation letters and notice periods. And above all else, we will prepare you with our market knowledge for choosing your next position.

CV Tips

Putting together a CV is one of the first steps when looking for a new position. Yes, it can be daunting and easy to get wrong, but with these quick layout tips, everything will be made simple!

  1. Name, address, contact details
  2. Personal profile – what, why, who, when and how
  3. Education
  4. Employment history
  5. Software skills/industry-relevant skills
  6. Interested & hobbies
  7. References

Stick to this layout and you can’t go wrong.

Interview Tips

Konker Recruitment believes in 3 key principles; honesty, communication, and preparation. The latter being the best tip we can give you for when you attend an interview – PREPARE. 

  1. Know the company
  2. Know your CV
  3. Know why you are leaving or why you’d like to work for the interviewers.
  4. Know your salary expectations and notice period
  5. Know who you are meeting
  6. Know how you will get there

These are a few tips which will put you on track to a successful interview, to have a conversation on preparation and a complete interview preparation package contact us on: / 020 3858 803.