// archives

CV

This tag is associated with 70 posts

“How To Stand Out From The Crowd in Your Job Applications” – Keren Mitchell from TheJobCrowd.com

When we asked Keren Mitchell, Co-Founder of TheJobCrowd to write a guest article for TheEmployable, we were keen to see if he had some timely advice for Graduate applicants applying for jobs in this tough market place. Check out Keren’s article below and comment below on any of the points he makes if you feel […]

The CV – Your Shop Window.

Having spent the last number of years in commercial recruitment and before that in HR, I have seen my fair share of CVs. I have read them , corrected them, rewritten them and at times had to shred them. ( Sorry…but it’s true.) When I opened the post or my inbox on any given day, […]

An ‘insiders’ guide – Top complaints about Recruitment Agencies and what you can do about them…

In no particular order, these are all typical complaints, that applicants have with recruitment agencies.  With over 9 years commercial recruitment agency experience, this ‘insider’ gives you the inside point of view on how, as an applicant to then deal with the issues some of you have had… 1. You send in your CV or your […]

The best Hobbies and Interests for your CV

The best Hobbies and Interests for your CV? “I didn’t know it mattered!” Many employers, recruiters included, may argue that its’ the skills, education and experience of an applicant that are used to ‘shortlist’ candidates for a job, when they receive CVs for a job that they have advertised. And this is all true. However, […]

How to sell yourself on your CV

How to sell yourself on your CV With the jobs market still in a pretty challenging state, it’s essential that if you are applying for a job, that you do all you can to optimize your chances of success. After all, you won’t be alone in applying for any given job – competition is still […]

How to write a CV – some top-tips on what your CV really says about you…

How to write a CV –  some top-tips on what your CV really says about you… If your CV is your shop window, then the obvious question is ‘what are you selling’ and ‘are your products on display?’ A little suggestive perhaps, but the truth is that as a recruiter, you spend no more than […]

5 Ways to make your CV stand out

5 Ways to make your CV stand out Getting a job these days isn’t always easy – in fact it isn’t ever easy! When jobs get advertised, employers and recruiters alike generally get inundated with CVs and applications so it stands to reason then that if you are to give yourself the best opportunity of […]

Dealing with Gaps on your CV

In an ideal world our CVs would all be seamless and straightforward. We would leave school or college, immediately find a job and continue our careers by going from job to job with no gaps in between. The reality though is very different. All sorts of things can get in the way and we can […]

Creating a CV That Aims to be Different

Whilst it is clear that there are some definitive do’s and don’ts when it comes to writing your CV, as for actually how you submit your application to a prospective employer, well, that remains entirely your choice. We’re all familiar with the standard two or three-sheet A4 CV, and it’s something that most companies will […]

Updating your CV – Basic Tips

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get a new job, then ensuring your CV is at its best ought to be one of your first priorities. Whilst it is always advisable to tailor your CV for every individual job that you apply for, it is still important to get your core basic […]

Follow

Get every new post on this blog delivered to your Inbox.

Join other followers: