PwC: Jaclynn Davidson

Jaclynn Davidson from PwC provides tips on CVs, cover letters, interviews and more.

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0:06  How do I prepare a CV?
2:22  How long should my CV be?
2:35  Do I need a separate skills section?
3:19  Should I include a personal statement and/or career objective?
3:41  Should I list my referees?
3:56  Any other things I should know about CVs?

Cover letters

4:21  How long should a cover letter be?
4:30  What is the best cover letter structure?


5:19  How should I prepare for an interview?
6:05  What are behavioural questions?
7:16  What should I ask the interviewer?
7:54  How do I answer a tricky question?
8:00  What do I wear?

Skype interviews

8:24  Any advice for Skype interviews?
9:47  How should I show my personality?
10:25  What should I wear for a Skype interview?
10:39  Any other things I should know about Skype interviews?

Psychometric tests

11:04  How should I prepare for psychometric testing?
11:38  What’s more important in a psychometric test – speed or accuracy?
11:46  Is there a pass mark for a psychometric test?
11:57  How important is the psychometric test in the overall selection process?

Social media

12:10  What are the do’s and don’ts of social media?
12:49  Tips for getting the most from LinkedIn?