21 Great Questions you can ask at the end of an interview!

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Often, as the interview draws towards a conclusion, candidates are provided with a chance to ask the interviewers some questions. Many people wonder if it is compulsory to…

20 Great Tips To Help You Ace Your Interview Preparation!

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You have just received an interview invite - congratulations! After the excitement settles, you start wondering what you need to be doing between now and the big day. …

Volunteering: Increasing youth employability in Sub-Saharan Africa [Future Africa Forum]

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I was honoured to work with Future Africa Forum, an organization that exists to increase the voice and participation of young African people in policy making, dialogue and…

Supporting First-Generation Students in Higher Education: A justice project [Guest Blog)

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Understanding First-Generation Students and Career Readiness in Higher Education When I moved to the United States to pursue my undergraduate studies at a liberal arts college…

Should you put a picture on your CV? [Short Video]

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I am yet to come across information that convinces me of the value of having your photo on a CV. My short video on the topic of photos on a CV.

Applying for a Job You’re Overqualified For (without dumbing down your CV)!

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In my last blog, I addressed applying for jobs when you are under-qualified for the role. In this article, I address the inverse -- being overqualified for a position you…

Secrets to applying for a job you're under-qualified for!

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Have you ever come across an advert for your dream job and had cold water poured on your excitement because you fell short of the role requirements? It can be very frustrating…

How to write a CV that gets results!

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I am constantly inundated with messages from people asking me to review their CV’s and provide "quick" feedback. It is truly an honour that people put this level of trust…

How to write a good CV - My feature on The Career Podcast

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I had the honour of being featured on Zimbabwe's first career podcast talking all things CV writing with host and fellow Career Development Practitioner Pardingtone Nhundu.   A…

Secrets to the "hidden" job market revealed!

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What is the hidden job market and why does it exist? The widely quoted statistic is that up to 80% of jobs get filled without ever being publicly advertised! These unpublicised…

Your CV is getting rejected by a computer! Seven tricks to get past Applicant Tracking systems!

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You are highly-qualified for the role, but getting rejected because your CV/Resume is not making it past the Applicant Tracking System.  An Applicant Tracking System (ATS)…

Forgot to mention something important during an interview? How to fix this.

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Have you ever attended an interview and realised later on that you forgot to mention something important that may help your application, or you felt you gave a poor response…