Amy Herbert

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  • The truth behind job rejection

    Rejection is normal. More people will apply for the role than there are roles available. So, most applicants will be rejected at some point. It can feel devastating and a common response is to blame yourself. This often rears thoughts...

  • 5 quick fixes for your cover letter language

    So, you’re in the final stages of writing your cover letter? Nice work! Here are some checks that you can make before you send it off. 1. Uncertainty. Scan for phrases like “I feel that”, “I think”, “I began to...

  • Psychological tips for job-hunting

    Let’s be straight, job-hunting is exhausting and can lead to burn-out. But, it can pay off and change your entire life. This is why it is important to prepare. Yet, there is a difference between being organised and being mentally...

  • How to write a perfect CV (Part 2)

    Following on from Part 1, here are some tips on writing your best CV for now. Considering you’ve been accepted into university, let’s play to your strengths and write it like an assignment! Purpose Why are employers asking for your...

  • How to write a perfect CV (Part 1)

    I see many students who feel that their CV is not good enough; that something is missing. I’m often asked, ‘should I keep this in, should I take this out?’ so I am here to tell you that only you...

  • Selling your strengths with autism

    Finding a job is hard for everyone. When you are autistic, it can be harder. You might face that extra conundrum of ‘should I tell them I’m autistic?’. There is no right or wrong answer to this. Yet, if you...

  • Why are you applying for this master’s degree? How to write a convincing answer

    The decision to apply for a master’s degree is very exciting. There are many reasons why you might pursue one but presenting these motivations in a personal, deep-seated, and well-considered way is a task of its own. To start, be...