Landing a job that requires experience presents a real Catch-22 situation for anyone trying to break into a new field. How are you supposed to get professional experience if no one will give you a job to get that experience? Try volunteering! Whether you want to learn a new skill, make friends, practice your English, or enhance your CV, volunteering could be the way to go.
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You have an issue you want the world to know about. How do you communicate your message so that people not only listen, but they also care enough to do something about it? Join me today to find out!
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This week, I am breaking from my normal Business English blog to talk about something really close to my heart: grassroots activism. If you can tell people about your cause in your own language - that's great. But so many of the issues we face are global issues - which means discussing them in the global language of English. Today is basically an introduction - but I will continue on this theme for weeks to come. Let me know what you think!
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We are living in a world where people aren't sure what's happening from one week to the next. And that can cause stress. But did you know that one of the best ways to alleviate stress is good communication? Join me today for my top three tips for communication practice to keep your team stress free.
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During this pandemic, video calls have changed the way we communicate. But sometimes people forget that most communication is non-verbal. With that in mind, are you sending the right messages when you participate online? This week, we are going to talk about how to get it right.
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Last week, we looked at the Objective and Summary sections of your CV. This week, I'd like to discuss how to describe your professional experience. Do this well, and you will get that interview!
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Resources from this week's episode:
Michigan State University Career Services Center has a great list of action verbs to use on your CV.
This article talks about soft skills and why they are important to employers.
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A recruiter takes less than a minute to decide whether to read your entire CV or not. This is why the Objective and Summary are so important. It introduces them to who you are and what you can do. Write a good introduction, and the recruiter will continue reading. Write one that doesn’t connect to the job, and the recruiter will simply move on to the next application.
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Websites discussed in today's episode are:
Indeed.com. Go to https://www.indeed.com/worldwide and choose your country.
Let's face it: with everything happening in the world, you might need to look for a new job. That means writing a CV, building your network, and job interviews. But what if you have to do it in English? No worries! We'll be discussing this and much more over the next couple of weeks.
This week, I’d like to talk about what to include in your CV. Next week we’ll look at specific functional language to help you write a fantastic CV in English.
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Resources for this episode:
Europass - a service of the EU and a really good resource to help build your CV.
Believe it or not, native speakers make grammar mistakes, too. This week, we are going to look at some of the errors native English speakers make and I'll give you tips on how to get it right.
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Right now, it seems like the entire world is conducting business by conference calls. But conference calls in English can be difficult for non-native speakers. In this episode, I discuss some techniques you can use to help with both your listening and speaking skills so you can take your next conference call with confidence.
Right now, people are saying a lot but not necessarily communicating what needs to be said. How can you make sure what you are communicating is clear and is at the right level of urgency? Join us today to find the answer to that question.
Change isn't coming. Change is here. How you communicate that can mean the difference between success and failure. This week I've got some basic tips on how you can get people to listen. Next week, we'll start looking at the language of change and how that differs from general softening techniques.
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The coronavirus means that more people are working from home - and working from home means online meetings. A lot of people hate these calls because - well - people aren't always on their best behaviour during them. So, this week we are going to talk about online meeting etiquette.