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Stick to the truth

What do I have to do to make sure my résumé and my application end up at the top of the pile? We can immediately tell, whether we have received a standard application or if the applicant has actually worked hard to tailor their application to fit both the job […]

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You have to tailor your résumé to fit each job

You may use a template to create a basic résumé Online, you’ll find lots of templates for résumés, which you may copy and use to give your application and résumé an elegant graphic expression. Keep in mind that chronological or functional résumés appeal to experienced jobseekers rather than recent graduates. […]

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Assess your skills

When working on a basic résumé, you need to know precisely which skills you have. Perhaps your job at the supermarket taught you something about customer service? Capax, a job recruitment agency, recommends that you produce a basic résumé from which you may handpick elements when applying for specific jobs. […]

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Welcome to the warped labor market

When you start searching for your first job, you will be competing with experienced employees. Therefore, you must show companies how your educational background may be valuable to them. As a graduate, you have to make an extra effort. The labor market for engineers is warped – in the sense […]

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Do your homework properly

How many of the criteria listed in the job ad do I need to match? The criteria reflect an ideal, but most of us would not be able to fulfill all of them. However, it’s important that you read the ad and think “That’s the job for me!” We often […]

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Get to know us

What’s it like, doing a job interview with you? Typically, you are invited to a job interview, and in some cases more than one, depending on our need to recruit and on whether the position is a technical one. In general, a job interview lasts for an hour, and usually […]

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Sell yourself

When negotiating your salary, place a value on your skills. Negotiating a salary is a psychological game. To avoid starting off with a low salary, it may be wise of you to make the first move. If you are a member of IDA (The Danish Society of Engineers), you have […]

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The body is a tattletale

Nervousness affects your body and changes your voice. As a student, you are probably used to your utterances being deemed important and relevant. However, at a job interview, your body will function as a tattletale. For instance, try to picture a lecturer, who enters the auditorium with a hunched back […]

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The questions you will get asked

Prepare answers to the most common types of questions. Which questions should you be prepared to answer? Why have you applied for this job? Why should we hire you? What are your strengths? What are your best qualities? What are your weaknesses? What don’t you do well? Do you work […]

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