Friday, December 8, 2017

Job Hunting Mechanics

You can find job advertisements from various resources such as from the newspapers, on the notice boards at employment agencies, in shops and businesses and on the internet eg:, (try or

How do I read job advertisements carefully?

One way to learn about a company and what it values is to carefully read the job ad. Job advertisements describe the qualifications and skills a company is looking for in a candidate. Therefore, they are good resources to learn what a company values...they spell it out for you.

Here are some tips to help you pull important information from a job ad:
  • Identify and circle key words in the ad, words that signal what an employer considers as important.
  • List how you can meet those skill qualifications and perform the required duties.
  • List your proofs of specific skills by describing an experience in which you gained/used that skill.

Monday, July 10, 2017