Your LIFE

Make CHOICES

OWN YOUR FUTURE

Thank You For Visiting

 

KEEP CLIMBING

Information about education, pay and careers to set you free.

Hello :)

Enter your email address and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,755 other subscribers

Cover Letters for Learnerships, Apprenticeships and Internships

Recruiters look for easy ways to filter applicants quickly and often find it necessary to make superficial judgments about the quality of a candidate. Many companies want to find youth with the most potential who are willing to work for the least. Stand Out From The Crowd A great cover letter that's meaningful and relevant to…
Read More

Internship Cover Letter Sample

Finished school, university, college or any other type of training? Now's your time to look for opportunities. Unless you were a top student and appeared in media, or have a network of established contacts, no one's going to come looking for you!  But that's okay! Nothing stops you from finding and securing opportunities for yourself. Fortunately,…
Read More

The ‘No Experience’ Cover Letter for Learnerships

Cover letters are often pain points for applicants. A pain point is something that can make you uncomfortable and stressed. Businesses also have pain points. They are worried about how to select the right candidates to be trained and to work with them. Help them through this pain point by giving them excellent reasons to…
Read More

Cover Letter & CV Key Words for Retail Applications

When you are applying for jobs, it's important to include the correct keywords in your application to highlight why your skills and attributes are relevant to a specific job or industry. Effective use of these words will make your cover letters and job applications more meaningful to prospective employers. Two sets of words are listed: General Keywords…
Read More

Power Words for Your Cover Letter, CV and LinkedIn Profile

Lists of keywords for specific industries I found this on the New York State Department of Labour website as I couldn't find useful lists specifically for South Africans. When you use these terms, be sure to be able to prove that you have the applied skills. Even the most average recruiter can tell fairly quickly establish when someone…
Read More

Attitude beats Experience in Interviews

Your attitude, your choices, your life According to Statistics South Africa, the are the hard facts about unemployment and the unemployed are listed on the slide below: Applying for a Job is a Competition It's difficult for unemployed people to find access to opportunities to complete a level of education that will allow them to find skilled…
Read More

Cover Letter Template for Learnerships, Apprenticeships and Internships

 Write Powerful Cover Letters for Job Related Training (Occupational Qualifications) Internships, Learnerships and Apprenticeships are occupationally directed training programs. Each considers work experience (on-the-job) as essential features of the training.  When you write a cover letter to participate in an occupational qualification program, you must show that you understand that it's an opportunity to learn…
Read More

Best Learnership and Apprenticeship Interview Tips

Interview Tips for Job-based Qualifications and Internships  Apprenticeships, Learnerships, and Internships are job specific qualifications preparing you for work in a range of or specific industries. How to Prepare and What to Say You've made it through to the interview round! way to go!!! It means you've been shortlisted out of a couple of hundred, let…
Read More