First impressions count!

Postbox letter from Johnnie

Perhaps prospective employees should concentrate more on that first email, which might result in fewer rejections.


The winning cover letter

And how to write a losing cover letter of course

The letter itself should be relatively short and to the point. I would suggest no more than 3-5 paragraphs. The first paragraph notes your interest in the specific school and specific job listed, and reinforces that your qualifications meet the qualifications sought by the employer.


Keep your job application simple

Postbox letter from Dave

I have a few comments for would-be teacher applicants when sending in your application e-mails or in person applications.


Keeping your job application out of the bin

How to stand out from the job application crowd

Applying for jobs is always tedious and can take up copious amounts of time especially if you are tailoring each application for specific positions. I can't speak for all employers but for anyone applying for jobs I can offer advice based around what I look for when filling any position.


The ABCs of NOT securing a job.

Postbox letter from Quick Rant

It’s high time for criminal reference checks to be made a compulsory part of the recruitment process because that will stop you applying for positions altogether


Writing resumes 101 for dummies

Postbox letter from Rebecca

Forget my standards of wanting someone with a BA in teaching, a TEFL certificate, a native-speaker of English, and some experience teaching in Thailand - I'm to the point where I will recruit anyone - qualified or not - who will take the time to submit a decent cover letter and resume.


More power to us

I lay myself prostrate at the threshold of your venerable institute

The Filipino teaching community is huge here in Thailand. But as many of them bombard recruiters inboxes with over-formal cover letters and speculative applications for jobs they are sometimes not qualified to do, ajarn.com asks the question 'can Filipinos make it easier for themselves to find jobs?'


How to land a job

The very basics

If you send your application and don’t get a reply, it means that you didn’t make the shortlist. It’s usually useless to call the employer and try to find out why you weren’t contacted. There a big chance the employer found someone more qualified for the job or maybe you didn’t meet the job requirements.


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