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How To: CV With Long Career History

How To: CV With Long Career History

Keeping your CV concise is essential. In terms of length, 2 pages long is ideal. However, if you’re someone who has a long and detailed career history, it can be hard to sum it all up. It’s important to keep your application as attractive to an employer as possible.  There are a number of ways […]

How To: Nail Your Cover Letter

How To: Nail Your Cover Letter

CVs are essential for landing your dream job. However, cover letters help to reinforce your suitability for the job you’re applying for. Some people may not think they’re relevant, but they are certainly necessary for the job application process. You should always include one, even if it does not specify that it’s needed. Here is […]

How To: Present Your CV

How To: Present Your CV

When creating a CV, how you present it is just as important as the content. You can have all the necessary experience and skills, but if it’s presented sloppily, recruiters will not focus on it too much. Having a neat and clean layout will help them to find information easily and determine what kind of […]

How To Get Your CV Noticed

How To Get Your CV Noticed

CVs are crucial in getting you where you want to go with your career path. However, even if you have all of the necessary skills and have a perfectly presented CV, you’re still not guaranteed to land the job. There are many reasons for this, but it’s visibility to employers is a major one. Here […]

5 Skills You Need To Have On Your CV

5 Skills You Need To Have On Your CV

Unfortunately, it’s not easy to determine what a potential employer wants from you. This is particularly true when it comes to your CV. While you can add the base skills and adapt the CV to the job application, you will also need to prove you have them. You need to back yourself up and prove […]

Dos and Don'ts of CVs

Dos and Don’ts of CVs

There are many dos and don’ts to consider when making a CV. Your CV can be the key to getting your dream job. They can also open doors for you that provide stepping stones to a career that you will love. Creating a good CV is a craft that is important to nail. Here are […]

How To: Create the Perfect Graduate CV

How To: Create the Perfect Graduate CV

After your four year degree, you would think that getting a job is easy. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Indeed, putting together a graduate CV is often the hardest kind. Having a good CV is crucial for you to get a job and move into the full-time workforce.  Employment history may be quite […]

How To: Address Gaps in Employment

How To: Address Gaps in Employment

At one stage or another, you may find yourself in a situation where you are not working. There are many reasons for gaps in your CV. It could be a voluntary step away from the workforce or perhaps you lost your job. Whatever the reason may be, you may have to explain it to potential […]

Should I Add Hobbies And Interests To My CV?

Should I Add Hobbies And Interests To My CV?

Creating a CV should have around six sections. However, there are a number of optional sections that some don’t include. One such section is that of hobbies and interests. Many people don’t include it purely because they don’t know if they should or if it’s relevant. Others may struggle to nail down what their hobbies […]

How To: Nail Your CV

How To: Nail Your CV

Making the perfect CV is the first step to getting your dream job. It is a craft that, when done well, can have amazing results. Putting time and effort into your CV is well worth it. CVs have two objectives. The first is to inform the employer about your work experience, education and job skills. […]

When is the best time to make a CV?

When is the Best Time to Make a CV?

When you’re happy in your job, the last thing you’re going to be thinking about is your CV. However, we find ourselves in a world where very few things are certain. Because of this, it’s important to have your CV on your mind.  Indeed, the best time to write a CV is when you don’t […]