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Sep 20
Guide on Video CVs

The Ultimate Guide on How to Make a Video CV

We studied employer behaviour on the InternsME platform and learned that a candidate profile with a video CV is 9 times more likely to be seen than without. So you're 9 times more likely to get noticed with a video CV. That's big. And to help you get started we asked... read more
Jul 14
How to write a cover letter

Write a Cover Letter Like a Boss: A Step-by-Step Guide

Look, I’m not going to lie to you, I HATE writing cover letters. I’m not sure what it is about them I don’t like, whether it’s question of who you address it to when you don’t have a name, do you start with ‘Dear’ or ‘To Whom it May Concern?’... read more
Jun 18

Building a Network in UAE: My Guide to Informational Interviews

So you need to land your first internship but you’re not quite sure in what field. By now you know that your college major doesn’t necessarily determine your career, and you’re excited to explore the vast world of opportunities that lies ahead. You’re aware that there are engineers, scientists, and... read more
Jun 07
how to not suck at writing

How to Not Suck When Writing to an Employer in Dubai

Dear Employer, Thank you for taking the time to read my email. I’d like to take this opportunity to apply for a job with your company ...zzzzzzzzzzzzz… Sorry, you lost me at Dear Employer. I have a name, and if you’re going to be sending me emails, you’d better know... read more
May 22
May 04
cv in uae

Grab a UAE Recruiter’s Attention, Drop the Buzzwords

You're probably doing it wrong. Our story begins on a Sunday morning. It’s 7:53 AM and I'm staring, bleary eyed, at the CV of a man who is passionate about human resources.  Perhaps it’s the fact that I'm out of bed far earlier than any recruiter should be, perhaps it’s the cynic... read more
Apr 18
be less busy

Why I didn’t apply to every job in Dubai

“I’ve applied everywhere, I seriously just want a job, I don’t care about anything else”, cried Rafa. I laughed at my friend’s desperation, but cringed at the idea of adopting the same approach. It wasn’t like Rafa was the only one though, every other person I knew in my batch... read more
Apr 18
Apr 18
Video CVs

3 Tips to Wow UAE Employers with Your Video CV

Remember when you thought the world was going to be ready for you once you finally got to university? Then summer came along and you realized that your CV was probably going into a digital pile of applications from other like-minded, wide-eyed freshman from the 64 other universities in Dubai and... read more