Entries by Judith Poulteney

I am trying to get work for my business but my proposals are being rejected even though I know we could do the job really well? Have you any advice?

It is difficult without seeing the proposals myself but a common problem that occurs is that businessesdescribe themselves and their products (ie. they write about their features) rather than supplying  information about what they can offer to the prospective customer (ie. write about the benefits).  It may be that this is what is happening to you.  Please get […]

You offer practice interviews. How do you help me with technical questions and what are practice interviews like, generally?

Well, I obviously can’t be an expert in all subjects for university and college courses and all jobs – so I research the technical area and develop my own bank of questions.  This enables me to ask you technical questions and gives you practice thinking about how you would answer them, succinctly and with examples.  […]

Do you recommend a certain format for a CV?

No, not really.  I recommend producing a CV with a layout and structure that would suit the job or jobs you want to apply for.  I see the CV as a number of sections which we would put together in a certain way – changing the emphasis as necessary so that the most important and […]