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CVS / FEB 23, 2018

Have you ever applied for a number of jobs and received nothing but rejection? It’s enough to make you wonder where you’re going wrong. Well, the answer can be quite...

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CVS / FEB 12, 2018

Skills are a key component of a well-written CV. Although your work experience and your education paint a picture of your background and your overall qualifications, the...

CV contact details address
CVS / FEB 08, 2018

The job search process has changed greatly over the past decade; hiring managers and recruiters expect candidates to compact as much information as possible into a...

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CVS / JAN 31, 2018

Gap years are now as common as going on holiday, with thousands of people from all walks of life taking time out before or during full-time employment to achieve other...

Personal information folder
CVS / DEC 27, 2017

Many people – jobseekers and recruiters alike – will tell you that your CV’s employment history section is the hardest to put together. Others might tell you it’s the...

Grammar on wooden blocks
CVS / DEC 19, 2017

Recruiters and hiring managers don’t just scrutinize applicants’ CVs for their qualifications and experience. They’re also sticklers for grammar and spelling. So much so...

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CVS / DEC 08, 2017

Whether you’ve set out to write your first CV or you’re updating your existing one for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that has come your way, I’m sure you agree that...

Woman holding colourful CV
CVS / DEC 04, 2017

The content of your CV (i.e. the skills, experience and qualifications that you bring to the table) is what really matters when recruiters are reviewing your job...

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CVS / NOV 17, 2017

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Surprised interviewers holding long CV
CVS / NOV 16, 2017

Let’s pretend you’re buying a train ticket to Jobville. There are two trains leaving the station at the exact same time, but one train will get you to your destination in...

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CVS / NOV 15, 2017

I remember when I left school and started looking for my first job. I knew I had to write a CV and, to this day, I’m still amazed how it even got me a job in the first...

Random letters spelling CV
CVS / NOV 09, 2017

Font choice might seem like a very minute detail when it comes to CV writing – and your professional skills, qualifications and achievements are indeed what really...

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