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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, […]

Your CV – a To-do list to start 2016

And so our career action plans for 2016 continue. Last week our list of career things to do in 2016 continued with heaps of fab tips and links to previous articles on the process of Searching and Applying for Jobs. This was actually the second part of this series of recap posts, the first being […]

CV Tips for the Overqualified

CV Tips for the Overqualified Having worked in recruitment, I know only too well that one of the biggest changes in recent times has been the sheer number of people applying for every job which gets advertised. Where a standard retail sales assistant position may once have only attracted applicants who had worked in that […]

Improving your CV – Basic Tips

Been applying for jobs but not getting any interviews? Chances are it’s because your CV is not really doing its job! After all, the purpose of a CV is to sell you to an employer and ensure that they are so impressed that they want to meet you in person. If that’s not happening, it’s […]

Top Tips for Completing Application Forms

Applying for a job doesn’t always mean sending off a CV. There are increasing numbers of employers who are using the application form as their preferred means of recruitment and selection. Whilst for some employers that may mean the traditional paper application form, but for others it may consist of an application form completed and submitted […]

Common mistakes found on CVs

Like ‘em or loathe ‘em, the reality is that unless the job market and recruitment sector revolutionises somewhat, the old fashioned CV Is here to stay. And after all, there is lots of information out there on how to create a standout CV, how it can make a good impression and how you can make […]

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 […]

The First Things Employers Look for on a CV

Your CV is your ticket to the promised land – the job of your dreams that you have worked all of your working life for, so you want to ensure that everything on your CV gives the best representation of your professional profile. Potential employers won’t spend longer than a few seconds reading a CV, […]

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 […]

Job Seeking Graduate? – Some top tips

First of all, if you are a job seeking Graduate and you are reading this post, may I start by congratulating you on your degree level qualification…However, I must be honest in that the advice I will give you, will be frank, may be hard to hear, & some of you will feel frustrated. But […]

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