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For example, we often ask
for a CV and cover letter. IF YOU DON’T SEND BOTH PROPERLY TARGETED TOWARDS THE JOB... then it’s BYE BYE application. TRASH
P.S. You’d be amazed how
many people don’t do this. At least half our applications are from people who have clearly just clicked “Apply” on a job search platform and submitted a cover-letter-less, generic CV. IT’S NOT HARD, IT’S NOT ROCKET SCIENCE so just do it.
you’ve read the job spec
and APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS NOW YOU ARE SITTING DOWN TO WRITE THIS COVER LETTER AND CUSTOMISE YOUR C.V SO, WHAT’S NEXT?
we are impressed WHEN SOMEONE
SAYS: This means we are not impressed when someone says “ I AM CREATIVE.” ..AND REBUILDING OLD RADIOS, BEING SHINING EXAMPLES OF QUIRKY CREATIVITY’’ ‘’THROUGHOUT MY LIFE I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN SOMETHING OF AN ODDBALL IN MY HOBBIES, CREATING MINI-NINJAS OUT OF CERAMIC..
THE WEBSITE IS A GREAT
PLACE TO BEGIN TO UNDERSTAND THE NATURE OF A COMPANY, TO THINK ABOUT WHETHER YOU’RE A CULTURAL FIT as well as having the appropriate competencies WWW.BRIGH
KEEP IN MIND THAT THERE
ARE PEOPLE ON THE END OF YOUR APPLICATION READING YOUR APPLICATION EMAIL REVIEWING YOUR COVER LETTER SEEING THE SUBJECT LINE skimming your C.V. (Because let’s be honest, most people skim C.V’s)
YOU MAY FEEL AS THOUGH
YOU ARE ONLYONE OF HUNDREDS OF APPLICANTS (which often you are) and therefore lost in the crowd.
But at BrightCarbon, and every
other institution I have worked in, I’ve seen a team of people who take a lot of care looking through applications. YOU MAY FEEL AS THOUGH YOU ARE ONLYONE OF HUNDREDS OF APPLICANTS (which often you are) and therefore lost in the crowd.
taken the time You’ve TO
APPLY FOR A JOB to join our exciting team and we want to make sure we take TIME TO CAREFULLY REVIEWWHETHER YOU SEEM LIKE A GOOD FIT.
SO, I GUESS Oh spiffing!
A recap? Jolly good! if there was A SUMMARY of what I’ve LEARNED about recruiting in a small company, while working AT BRIGHTCARBON
BUT DON’T ASSUME JUST BECAUSE
YOU KNOW HOW TO APPLY EFFECTIVELY That means you’re A SHOE -IN and rigorously filter applications for the basic requirements. WE ARE REALLY CLEAR ABOUT WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A PART OF THE BRIGHTCARBON TEAM