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Top Tips For Negotiating Your Salary

Negotiating your salary should whenever possible be left until you have received a job offer as this is the time when you are in the best position: they have indicated that they want you to take the job, but you have not yet accepted. The salary is often not specified in job adverts and what is available ‘to the right candidate’ is often described ...

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Should I Take The Job? Considerations Before Accepting A Job

When you are applying for a job abroad there can often be a prolonged selection process. When you have finally made it from the initial application through to the shortlist and receive a job offer the natural instinct is to accept the offer and look forward to your exciting new life abroad. However, before you do so, you need to step back and consider your options. Only you know your circumstances ...

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CV Turnoffs: Four Things That Are Harming Your Interview Chances

Seasoned recruiters will tell you that experienced professionals often make similar mistakes on their CV that the recent university graduates make. Even though you may be perfectly qualified for a position, a lack of focus on your CV may be just as harmful as inexperience. This article was written exclusively for Expat Network by Lee Tonge of CV Store   Within the first five seconds of lookin ...

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Issues To Consider When Assessing A Salary Abroad

You just got a job offer that looks sweet in so many ways. Before you jump at the chance, think about all of the issues that should be considered when assessing what salary will be required when you take up a role abroad. Once you consider all of the following helpful tips, you will then be able to negotiate the best salary package. This article was written exclusively for Expat Network by Salary ...

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Preparing For A Skype Or Telephone Interview

As more and more companies now use Skype or telephone interviews during their recruitment process, it’s likely that at some stage you will receive this invitation.  By CV Knowhow Senior CV Consultant – Jen David While the normal rules of interview preparation still apply, you should also bear the following points in mind. Make sure you are prepared for the interview in plenty of time. This i ...

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Making Best Use Of Your LinkedIn Profile

With more than 500 million users in over 200 countries, LinkedIn is a great tool for building a professional network, getting yourself noticed by recruiters and promoting yourself within your industry.  By CV Knowhow Senior CV Consultant – Jen David You’ll first need to set up your profile. Treat this as you would a CV – keep it professional and well presented. If you want to share pictures ...

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How To Write A CV For A Job Overseas

You probably have a good idea of what’s expected on a CV in your own country, but when applying for international jobs there are a few additional points to bear in mind.  By CV Knowhow Senior CV Consultant – Jen David The most important thing is to tailor your CV to the market you are applying in – CV requirements differ from country to country, so make sure you do your research and include ...

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What Recruiters Look For

While there is no sure-fire way to land the job of your dreams, there are steps you can take to ensure you stand out from the crowd and give yourself the best chance possible. ...

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