CV hints and tips – sell yourself

CV. Chocolate Veg? Chunky Vitamins? Coffee Vital? As you know, it’s actually Curriculum Vitae, and it’s basically your personal sales document. It shows your qualifications, job history, interests and relevant experience. Follow our CV hints and tips and see it as your chance to shout about yourself and your knowledge, and to shine! Highlight your

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Your holiday job is not ‘just a job’

Why choose the hospitality industry? I coached a young postgraduate recently who was searching for his first permanent role after gaining his degree. Among other things we discussed his skills and what he could offer to an employer Me: ‘Let’s talk about your skills. What do you see as your strengths?’ Pgrad: ‘Not sure really.

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[NOT] Just a…

I know when I was at school my English teacher would ask us in September to write an essay on what we had done during the six weeks of our summer holidays. You might have had to do the same. I also remember when I was working at Durham University asking a similar question to

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