Decrypting the job description – What employers are really asking for


We’ve all been there; you spend hours – sometimes days – crafting the perfect application, only to receive the dreaded generic email telling you you’ve been ‘unsuccessful on this occasion’.

But you’re sure you ticked all the boxes, so why wasn’t your application up to scratch?

To know this, it helps to get inside the mind of the person reading your application. That’s why we’ve picked apart some of the general phrases you’ll find in job descriptions and what they’re really asking of you.

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