A Curriculum Vitae is the go to document for every employer wanting to find out who has what it takes to join their company. The hiring manager has the unenviable task of reading through the many applications they receive to try and distinguish which one is the real deal. It isn’t easy, and although it … Read more3 reasons why your CV will fail to get an interview
We’d all like to imagine a world where recruiters are completely unbiased and infallible. Unfortunately the reality is that assumptions are very quickly made about candidates based on a CV. With that in mind, it’s wise to leave certain personal information off of your application. Also, personal information does not need to be discussed in … Read moreShould I mention my age on my CV?
We get a lot of questions about personal statements as they cause quite a bit of confusion amongst job candidates. Firstly, it’s important to appreciate that there are two types of personal statements, used for different purposes: Personal statements used by job seekers at the top of their CV Personal statements used by students applying … Read moreWhat is a personal statement?
If you’ve been out of work for a couple of weeks, then there is nothing to worry about. Your work experience timeline only has to show months and years for each job, and an employer will not be concerned. However, if you’ve been out of work for a few months then an employer is likely … Read moreHow you can explain an employment gap on your CV
If you’ve recently left school, college or university and are struggling to know what to write on your CV – then read on for some great advice. The work experience section is going to be the most difficult part to complete, as most recent leavers of education have little to no experience to add. But … Read moreHow to add work experience to a school leaver’s CV
As a recent school leaver you are now faced with the daunting task of writing a CV. Other than your educational achievements you are likely staring at a blank page wondering how you’re going to add some skills and work experience. But all is not lost, and there are some very simple and quick ways … Read moreThe easiest way to gain work experience for your CV
A mistake on your CV shows a lack of care and professionalism and will seriously hurt your chances of getting an interview. In some cases you may never know why you were rejected, and applying to another company will not rectify the situation. To help you avoid any errors, here are the 4 most common … Read moreThe 4 most common CV mistakes