Deloitte: Lisa Taiapa

Lisa Taiapa from Deloitte reveals how to craft a winning CV, how to structure a cover letter and how to answer a tricky interview question.

If you want to hear Lisa talk about a certain aspect of CV and cover letter preparation, follow the time guidelines below.


0:14  How do I prepare a CV?
0:47  How long should my CV be?
1:05  Do I need a separate skills section?
1:44  Should I include a personal statement and/or career objective?
2:16  Should I list my referees?
2:49  Any other things I should know about CVs?

Cover letters

3:49  How long should a cover letter be?
4:24  What is the best cover letter structure?
5:02  Any other things I should know about cover letters?


6:15  How should I prepare for an interview?
6:44  What are behavioural questions?
7:24  What are your favourite interview questions?
8:01  How do I answer a tricky question?
8:35  What should I ask the interviewer?
9:12  What do I wear?
9:47  Should guys wear a tie?
10:12  Any other things I should know?

Video interviews

11:23  How should I prepare for video interviews?
11:59  How should I show my personality?
12:34  What should I do if my laptop or other devices do not work?
13:07  What should I wear for a video interview?
13:26  Who will see the video interview?
14:00  Any other things I should know about video interviews?

Psychometric tests

15:47  How should I prepare for psychometric testing?
16:24  What’s more important in a psychometric test – speed or accuracy?
17:03  Is there a pass mark for a psychometric test?
17:42  How important is the psychometric test in the overall selection process?

Social media

18:11  What are the do’s and don’ts of social media?
19:01  Tips for getting the most from LinkedIn?
20:00  Any other things I should know?