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Whether you are looking for a new job or the next rung on your career ladder, the first thing you need to do is get your CV in order. Here is a collection of our best tips on making your CV stand out and give you the best chance to get that interview.
26th January 2017
Over the course of my recruitment career I have probably read thousands of cover letters and the vast majority are terrible. They are consistently generic, boring, and full of the same tired clichés I’ve read a thousand times before. Which, if you’re trying to grab a recruiter’s attention, is a problem.
11th November 2016
Most people write a CV in the same way; contact details, list of qualifications, list of previous employers, ‘References Available on Request’. All of that information is important but it shouldn’t be the blueprint to be fleshed out. Instead, those expected elements provide an excuse for you to fulfil your CV’s first purpose - getting you noticed.
20th July 2016
The thoughts of creating or updating a CV are daunting to everyone, but it’s the best way to present your skills and experience. In my experience, most candidates have more valuable skills than they ever realised.
07th July 2016
No response to applications might not be the only frustrating part of finding a new job but, according to respondents to our recent survey (and anyone who has ever applied for a job), it is the most frustrating. But, and this is a big but, if you never get responses to job applications you shouldn’t necessarily blame the employers.