CV introduction The ideal CV is a written communication that clearly demonstrates your ability and experience in a specific field in such a way that… Read More »CV introduction, communication and preparation 101
Most job seekers are aware of what should go into their CV, but what you leave out is just as important. Recent school leavers will struggle to complete two pages and may choose to include lots of irrelevant waffle. On the flip side, some job seekers have years of experience and want to include as much as possible to impress – even going over to 3 and 4 pages.
But neither of these two options is viable if you want to get frequent job interview requests. Your application needs to instead be more focused on what the employer wants, and not just a forum to show off your entire career history.
To help you get more job interviews, here’s what to leave out of your CV.Read More »What to leave out of your CV
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If you’ve ever wondered what the difference is between a CV and a résumé then you’re not alone. It’s a question we get asked a lot, so rather than reply to everyone’s comments we thought it best to write a short guide. Knowing the difference will have a huge impact on your chances of getting an interview, so read on to make sure you’re completely satisfied with how they are both structured.
In a nutshell, the main differences come down to length and which country you reside in (or applying to). Although both are used to apply for a job, they are quite different in their format and overall approach.
Here’s a quick guide to help you understand the difference between a CV and a résumé:Read More »What’s the difference between a CV and a résumé?
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