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:
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:
How to avoid gender-based prejudices in written and oral communication?
Being mindful of the language you use is possibly the easiest way to uphold gender mainstreaming in your personal daily practices. Moreover, gender advocacy through communication can be pursued in your organisation internally and publically through policy and strategy amendments that support gender inclusivity.
Here are some gender-sensitive communication strategies to get you started:
What is the difference? How do we achieve both?
It is helpful to be familiar with the difference between the terms “equality’ and “equity” to better understand how to conduct gender mainstreaming in your organisation.
Lebanon Support’s Gender Mainstreaming Manual offers the following definitions for equality and equity:
Fighting discrimination through gender mainstreaming
Does your organisation have a safe environment where work-related concerns and gender issues can be addressed? Tackling bullying and sexual harassment in your organisation can be among your first steps towards gender mainstreaming and creating a safe work environment.
أهم تحديات تعميم منظور النوع الاجتماعي في عمل المنظمات المحلية في لبنان
في سياق نشر مركز دعم لبنان لدليل تعميم منظور النوع الاجتماعي ومساعدة منظمات المجتمع المدني المحلية على تبنيه، نظم المركز ورشة تدريبية ليومين متتاليين (٤-٥ تموز/يوليو) حضرها عدد من المنظمات المحلية الشريكة لمنظمة دياكونيا وهم: دار الأمل، المرصد اللبناني لحقوق العمال، شبكة المنظمات العربية غير الحكومية للتنمية، أركانسيال، جمعية النجدة الاجتماعية، التجمع النسائي الديمقراطي اللبناني، وجــمعيـــــــــة نبع