Jobs

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General

Areas

CV

  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curriculum_vitae - provides an overview of a person's experience and other qualifications. In some countries, a CV is typically the first item that a potential employer encounters regarding the job seeker and is typically used to screen applicants, often followed by an interview, when seeking employment.
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Résumé - a document used by persons to present their backgrounds and skills. Résumés can be used for a variety of reasons, but most often they are used to secure new employment. A typical résumé contains a summary of relevant job experience and education. The résumé is usually one of the first items, along with a cover letter and sometimes an application for employment, which a potential employer sees regarding the job seeker and is typically used to screen applicants, often followed by an interview. The résumé is comparable to a curriculum vitae (CV) in many countries. However, it is substantially shorter than a CV in English Canada, the U.S. and Australia. In French, résumé means summary.

Guides

Examples

Services

  • CVsIntellect Resume Specialist is a free online resume builder that helps you create jaw-dropping, killer resumes that never fail to impress, within minutes.
  • Creddle résumés are both websites and paper résumés. [1]

Systems

Covering letter

A job application is usually accompanied by a cover letter, which provides a supplementary overview of why you are suitable for the role. A cover letter is a great way to introduce yourself and your CV when applying for a specific position. They are generally one page at most in length, divided into a header, introduction, body, and closing. They should follow some key points:

  • Reference where you learnt about the role and organisation
  • Explain why you are sending the application
  • Convince the reader to look at your CV
  • Reflect your attitudes, skills and passions

Content

Job seeking

  • Test Ninjas - Freelance Software Testers - A Community of Freelancers Who Love To Test



Gumtree

Freelance

  • oDesk is the world's largest and fastest-growing online workplace, ranked #1 by annual contractor earnings.

Fruit & veg picking

Small task


Interview




  • https://github.com/viraptor/reverse-interview - This is a list of questions which may be interesting to a tech job applicant. The points are not ordered and many may not apply to a given position, or work type. It was started as my personal list of questions, which grew over time to include both things I'd like to see more of and red flags which I'd like to avoid. I've also noticed how few questions were asked by people I interviewed and I think those were missed opportunities.

Pay

Career

Companies