How to Write a CV & Other Helpful Tips: Tag: cv

  • Getting a job with no experience
    We are regularly contacted by clients who are young or who are really keen to change careers, but feel they will not have a chance as they have no experience. It’s the classic Catch-22, you need a job in order to get experience, but you need experience in order to get a job. There are things you can do to compensate for a lack of experience. Here are some steps you can take to improve your overall application and increase your chances of being successful.
    Posted: Friday 19 November 2021
  • Make your CV look Professional
    Here are some tricks to make your CV stand out and get noticed.
    Posted: Friday 5 February 2021
  • Should you add colour to your CV
    Traditionally, a CV was always presented in black and white without the use of any other colours. More recently however, it has become acceptable to include some colour on a CV, with the condition that it is minimal, supplementary and appropriate.
    Posted: Friday 13 November 2020
  • What skills should you list in your CV?
    What is the difference between personal skills and professional skills, hard skills and soft skills? It can all be very confusing...
    Posted: Monday 11 November 2019
  • Should you add your interests to your CV?
    The hobbies and interests section is an important but optional section in your CV. Many applicants do include it in their CVs, whereas others don’t. But should you?
    Posted: Sunday 29 September 2019
  • Should you add your interests to your CV?
    It is not essential to add your interests to your CV, but it can be very beneficial if relevant to the job you are applying for, especially if you don't have a lot of experience in the area.
    Posted: Sunday 14 July 2019
  • Top hint for a successful CV
    You’ve seen an advertisement for your dream job. You want to send in your CV, but, you’ve got an old CV that you updated two years ago.
    Follow this key hint so that your CV is the LAST one employers need to read, and you’re the FIRST person they want to phone!
    Posted: Thursday 18 October 2018
  • How honest are you on your CV?
    CVs have been riddled with little white lies practically as long as the modern labour market has existed, so this isn’t new. But it could cost you that job!
    Posted: Friday 24 August 2018
  • How to proof read your CV
    When you’ve finally finished writing your CV, the desire to push send and be done with can be overwhelming. But, with competition for jobs so high, it’s imperative to submit an error-free CV, ensuring you are not ruled out for careless mistakes.
    Posted: Monday 13 August 2018
  • By making a few simple CV format changes, you can make some big improvements to how your CV looks and is received.
    Posted: Thursday 19 July 2018
  • Tailor your CV for every job
    While you will have a master CV it is crucial you tweak it to make it relevant for every job you apply for.
    Posted: Monday 25 June 2018
  • Volunteering is important on your CV
    As you put together your cv, listing your skills, experience, work history and education, have you considered your volunteer work? If not, then start thinking how this can help you in your search for employment.
    Posted: Sunday 10 June 2018
  • What is a CV? A short history of the curriculum vitae
    From an ancient 15th century parchment to the modern LinkedIn profiles, the CV as we know it has come a long way.
    Posted: Monday 21 May 2018
  • Spelling errors and lack of relevance are just two potential pitfalls when applying for a new job.
    Posted: Friday 18 May 2018
  • 5 Things Not to Do On Your CV
    Writing a CV is not as straight forward as you may think, but avoiding these 5 common mistakes will help make your CV a success.
    Posted: Friday 11 May 2018