You know the job you want to go for – now how do you best market and sell yourself?
We support mums on the practical side of career consultancy including job search strategy and planning, CV and cover letter preparation, getting the most out of LinkedIn, and interview preparation - everything you need to get hired for your ideal job.
Below is a selection of our services. If you can’t find exactly what you need, or would like to discuss your options, please do get in touch.
Create a winning post-break CV
If you want your CV to best reflect your "in demand "unique skills and experience and stand out from the crowd, our CV Clinic service is for you.
In a 60-minute consultation over the phone or Skype, we will give you constructive feedback and actionable advice on how to improve your CV and get it firmly placed in the "Yes, we want to interview you!" pile.
Here’s what you’ll get: - A review of your current CV with comments and suggested revisions. - A sample CV template. - A set of handouts including CV writing top tips and tips for making sure your CV is ATS friendly. - Answers to all your burning questions, including how to best ‘mind the gap’ on your CV.
Fee: 65 EUR
Add COVER LETTER review and feedback: 95 EUR (for a 90 minute consult)
CV Writing Services Stuck for inspiration when writing your CV or cover letter? Then why not delegate complete creation or a re-write of your job-search documents to our full-time professional CV writer? Please contact us for further information, including pricing.
Use and optimise LinkedIn to your advantage when returning to work
Are you thinking of returning to work or changing careers, and are unsure how to set up and use LinkedIn to your advantage?
Our 1.5 hour LinkedIn masterclass over the phone or Skype covers the following topics:
- What LinkedIn is and how it works - What LinkedIn can do for you and why it is so important - How to write an all-star LinkedIn profile that will get you noticed - Building and managing your network - Using LinkedIn to support your job search
Significantly improve your chances of landing your ideal job, with our Interview Success service.
The service consists of a 90-minute in-person session, and is designed to help you feel prepared and confident to ace the interview and get the job.
You will receive guidance on what to expect from an interview, and tips on preparing for interviews and answering interview questions. You will then be given a mock interview in a safe environment and provided with constructive feedback and practical advice to prepare well for future interviews.
If you have a specific job interview to prepare for, we ask you to email us details of the job description and your CV three days prior to your session.
Our Job Search Jump-Starter package equips you with everything you need to confidently kick-off an effective and stress-free job search, and land your ideal job.
During the course of 4 x 75 minute sessions over the phone or Skype, you will get:
An understanding of the current job search market. How have things changed in recent years and what does this mean for you?
A personalised job search strategy (including ways of tapping into the hidden job market, working your network and the job search resources available to you ) and action plan so you are clear on exactly what you need to do, how you are going to do it, and when.
An understanding of personal branding and why it is so important to your job search. What do you need to do to make your personal brand shine and stand out from the crowd?
A CV and cover letter that looks great, sounds great and is tailored to the job you want.
Knowledge of how to use and optimise LinkedIn to support your job search, and a perfectly perfected LinkedIn profile.
Interview skill techniques and answers to all those tricky interview questions about time you have spent out of the workplace to raise a family, and your home/ family life.
And not only this, you'll also come away with:
Weekly accountability emails from me to keep your job search on track.
A bundle of handouts, including job search tools and templates.
All your burning job search questions answered - the best way of ‘minding the gap’ on your CV, when and how to ask for flexibility during the application process, and many more.