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NB! Please take note that when applying for one of the below positions, always include the title of the position you are applying for.
 

Submit your CV to ann@talentahead.co.za.  All CVs will be kept on file, a Consultant will be in touch to set up an initial interview.

Please take note of the following important points that should be included in your CV.

Front page (Introduction) should contain personal informations such as:
- Name & surname
- ID number
- Physical address
- Contact details
- Notice period, salary expectations

The second section should contain information about your education and computer literacy such as:
- Secondary & tertiary education
- Awards / achievements (this could include items such as Distinctions in Matric, Cum Laude degrees etc.)
- Exclude any unnecessary and irrelevant information e.g. personal goals and hobbies
- Computer literacy skills and computer systems and packages that you have worked on

Final section includes information about your career history running from MOST RECENT to OLDEST employement:
- Name of company
- Period of employment
- Designation and who you reported to
- Duties
- Reason for leaving
- References

Don't leave time gaps in a CV and restrict career history to no longer than the past 10 years.

YOU'VE GOT THE INTERVIEW, NOW WHAT?

Your CV should show what skills and experience you have.  It is your opportunity to persuade your potential future employer why they should consider you.  The next step is selling yourself in person.

PREPARATION is the key to success.
- Make a note of the time and place of interview, with name of interviewer -  BE ON TIME!  Try arrive a few minutes earlier if possible.
- Find our a bit more about the company, understand the requirements of the job.  
- Anticipate a list of possible questions you may be asked and prepare your own questions (e.g. what are your strengths and weaknesses? what would your responsibilities be?)
- Be authentic & confident
- Wait until you are offered a chair before sitting.  Sit upright and always look alert and interested.
- Be a good listener and a good talker.  SMILE!
- Never LIE.  If you don't know the answer to something rather say so than making up something.

PRESENTATIONFirst impressions count, dress professionally no matter what the job description.  Remember body language and avoid bad habits before and during the interview (smoking, biting nails).

Don't forget to thank your interviewers for the opportunity to meet with them.

TYPICAL INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

- Tell me about your current or most recent position?
- Why are you changing jobs?
- Give me an example of a time you were in a difficult situation and how you overcame it?
- How do you prioritise your time and responsibilities?
- What do you consider your greatest strength?
- How will your skills and abilities fit in with this job?
- What accomplishments have you made during your career?

YOU'VE GOT THE INTERVIEW, NOW WHAT?

Your CV should show what skills and experience you have.  It is your opportunity to persuade your potential future employer why they should consider you.  The next step is selling yourself in person.

PREPARATION is the key to success.
- Make a note of the time and place of interview, with name of interviewer -  BE ON TIME!  Try arrive a few minutes earlier if possible.
- Find our a bit more about the company, understand the requirements of the job.  
- Anticipate a list of possible questions you may be asked and prepare your own questions (e.g. what are your strengths and weaknesses? what would your responsibilities be?)
- Be authentic & confident
- Wait until you are offered a chair before sitting.  Sit upright and always look alert and interested.
- Be a good listener and a good talker.  SMILE!
- Never LIE.  If you don't know the answer to something rather say so than making up something.

PRESENTATIONFirst impressions count, dress professionally no matter what the job description.  Remember body language and avoid bad habits before and during the interview (smoking, biting nails).

Don't forget to thank your interviewers for the opportunity to meet with them.

TYPICAL INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

- Tell me about your current or most recent position?
- Why are you changing jobs?
- Give me an example of a time you were in a difficult situation and how you overcame it?
- How do you prioritise your time and responsibilities?
- What do you consider your greatest strength?
- How will your skills and abilities fit in with this job?
- What accomplishments have you made during your career?