Resume and Interview Tips
A resume is an introduction - a method to highlight your key qualifications for the position. Most importantly, your resume is your opportunity to make a great first impression on a prospective employer!
- Create the right style of resume for the position
- Read the job posting carefully so you understand how the position and your skills match. Communicate this clearly in your resume.
- Ensure that your resume is up-to-date
- Learn about the organization you are applying to - Our hospital website (www.cvh.on.ca) is a great resource!
- Keep your resume short; 2 or 3 page resume would be acceptable (this may vary depending on the profession)
- Ensure your resume is error free (i.e. spelling, grammar and formatting)
- Provide contact information - where you can be reached during business hours
- Ensure your resume is compatible with MS Office 2007 (i.e. accepted versions include .doc .docx .rtf .pdf)
- An interview is an opportunity to ask questions, about the position or CVH – this is an interactive process of fact finding for both the candidate and the interviewer.
- An interview is an opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and skills for the position.
- We may use different types of questions during an interview which may include:
- direct questions
- situational/hypothetical questions and/or;
- behavioural questions
- Be prepared - Interview practice and preparation may help to ease possible interview anxiety.