How to excel in your job interview? 8 interview tips that will help you get hired

  

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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:

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5 Simple Steps for Writing a Great Cover Letter

  
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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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Perfect your resume: 6 tips on how to write a good CV | ٦ خطوات لإنشاء السيرة الذاتية المثالية

  
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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:

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The Importance of Protecting your Online Identity: 5 Tips to get started

Guest writer: Layal Khatib*

Security is a very important factor in every individual’s life. We secure our houses, finances, jewelry, cars, and other assets we find valuable, through setting up various defense techniques to counter potential robberies. Technology has taken over our daily activities, and has created additional assets that are now considered as valuable as owning a car or house. This includes digital data like emails, photos, banking accounts, etc. Similar to our physical assets, we have the responsibility of protecting our digital data (and which includes emails, bank details, photos, etc.) against potential security threats, identified in the online-world as cyber threats and crimes.

Securing your online presence does not necessarily require technical knowledge. Below are 5 tips to help you:

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Finding the Right Mix between “Too Broad” and “Too Restricting”: 5 tips to guide you to the road of developing a good strategy

Guest Writer: Ghinwa Mikdashi*

One of the biggest pitfalls civil society actors fall into is drafting a strategy that targets others before it targets them internally. Developed well, a strategy serves as your guiding star; your chaperon to ensure that you fulfill your aim towards yourself first, and towards your stakeholders second. Here are some tips that can help guide you in developing a proper strategy:

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