Once you’ve perfected the art of writing a great CV and cover letter, the next step is to know how to excel in your job interview. This is your final opportunity to showcase your skills and experience to the interviewer, and to convince them that you are the best candidate for the job. How can you improve your interview performance, and land the job of your dreams? Here are some tips to guide you along this road:
A cover letter is often the most important and memorable part of a job application. While your CV provides a broad picture of your skills and experiences, it is the cover letter that allows you to target the job and the recruiting organisation in a specific and personal way. How can you write a great cover letter that will grab the interest of the employer? Here are 5 steps to follow while writing a cover letter:
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Whether you’ve got years of experience under your belt, or are newly joining the workforce, your chance of landing an interview is much more likely to happen if you have a killer resume to show off your education, skills and experience. So, before building your CV, try to have a clear mind, know your assets and where you stand in the market, evaluate yourself using the feedback you receive from people, and tailor your CV accordingly. Here are tips to keep in mind when building a strong CV:
On 26 October 2017, Lebanon Support hosted a workshop on NGO financial management. The workshop, delivered by Pateel Papazian, focused on key aspects of operating and cash budgets. It was developed as part of a greater curriculum in partnership with ACTED and funded by the EU.
On 27 April 2017, Lebanon Support conducted our first open workshop as part of the Civil Society Incubator programme, entitled ‘Clear and Persuasive Communication: Speechwriting, Presentation, Advocacy and Policy Influencing’. The workshop addressed how to prepare, structure and style writing for effective and memorable communication, and was delivered by Thomas Hart in our Beirut office.