• The culture of the people among whom my parents travelled dictated that sons had to pursue a profession, either medicine or law.
  • After finishing college in Italy I realised I was suited for a legal career because I am very persistent and persuasive.
  • Some organisations argue that there is not enough detail on a CV to select you for interview and are opting to use application forms or the online application process.

  • As it is the first contact with the employer, you should make the best possible impression and market yourself as effectively as possible in your CV and covering letter.
  • Understandably, many people find discussing salaries uncomfortable and embarrassing during an interview. However, most interviewers expect some bartering and, if it motivates you to put more into the job, it is worthwhile for both the applicant and the employer.
  • Rapport is the connection between two people. In an interview situation you can employ numerous techniques to maximize the rapport between yourself and your interviewer and help you get the job.
  • The main aim of a covering letter is to encourage recruiters to read your CV. However, it needs to do a lot more than say, 'here is my CV!'. In short, it is the biggest chance you have to sell yourself.