How to Build Your Reference List

If you’re starting a job search,  chances are you probably haven’t given much thought to your references.

What others say about you is often far more important than what you say about yourself. That’s especially true for job seekers.

Do you have a list of references ready to provide to prospective employers? Most likely, you’ve focused on your resume, networking, interview skills, and what to wear to the interview, but haven’t paid too much attention to your references.

09.08.2019

Why are you the best candidate?

One of the questions you may get asked during the interview process is ‘why are you the best candidate for this role?’. This is fairly common for people looking for banking jobs in Malta. It’s good to prepare an answer for this beforehand so you’re not stumped when the question is presented to you!

26.07.2019

Been ‘ghosted’ lately?

Picture the scenario – you apply for an office administration job and are extremely happy to get an interview after submitting a test or presentation you’ve worked really hard on. The recruiter tells you they will be in touch. You wait and you wait… but you do not hear from them. You try chasing up, send emails, give a call, but receive no feedback.

23.07.2019

Malta as an Innovation Hub

Blockchain, Fintech, Artificial Intelligence, National Space Strategy, Internet of Things – these are some of the current popular terms within the local Maltese community given Malta has been pushing itself to be the innovation hub of today for the economy of tomorrow. Malta has positioned itself on the map by becoming the first country to adopt regulation in the field of blockchain and crypto currencies. However, its efforts have not stopped there.

13.06.2019

7 Ways Your Career Definition Is Holding Yours Back

When you think about your career, how do you define it? What do you mean when you think about your “career”?

The traditional definition of a career is “an occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person’s life and with opportunities for progress.” This definition restricts your focus to jobs that can be considered formal occupations, and as you will see in a minute, this is quite limiting.

04.04.2019

Update Your LinkedIn Profile – The Do’s & Don’ts of having a great online image

To get the most out of LinkedIn, it’s important to make your LinkedIn profile as comprehensive and compelling as possible. This enables recruiters to find you when they are sourcing candidates because your profile includes details on your job qualifications, employment history, education, skills, and experience. This is something you want to do especially if you’re looking for accounting jobs in Malta.

In addition, your LinkedIn profile can increase your visibility online and help you build a professional brand that showcases your background to prospective employers. Having your LinkedIn profile updated at all times, may facilitate by applying for vacancies online and uploading your LinkedIn profile with your application online.

25.02.2019

The Confidence Gap

Assertive v Aggressive – how men and women think differently in the workplace.

Exploring the impact of gender-psychology on workplace practices, from recruitment and selection to internal promotion and Board appointments, and understanding how changing the way we think, can change the way our business looks and performs.

13.02.2019

How to write a covering letter?

A Cover Letter is a good tool to complete your application and to add value to your CV.

It should not be a copy of your CV but it has to be tailor-made for the role you are applying for such an IT job for example. The Cover Letter is a personalized letter in which you should write your real interests and motivations towards the job opportunity.

27.11.2018