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11 Creative Ideas for Your CV

11 Creative Ideas for Your CV

Nowadays, the average word documented CV just isn’t enough. Employers are receiving a variety of innovative and creative CVs from candidates, who are sending them in a bid to make themselves stand out from the crowd. It’s always good to get inspiration from others to make your CV look the best that it can, so ...more

Does your CV capture ‘Brand You’?

Does your CV capture ‘Brand You’?

By Matt Craven, Founder of The CV & Interview Advisors Ever since Bianca Miller came runner up in the Apprentice, people have been talking about personal branding and good on her for bringing some publicity to an important concept, which in reality has been around for many years. Personal branding is all about bringing marketing ...more

Are Cover Letters Obsolete?

Are Cover Letters Obsolete?

By Matt Craven, Director of the CV & Interview Advisors Today, when we email CVs to recruiters and hiring managers, we simply pop a note in the email with something like “I would like to apply for xyz role, please find my CV attached” and if we are sending it through an online recruitment platform, ...more

7 Visual Tips for Your CV

7 Visual Tips for Your CV

Content is of course key, but a well laid out CV can make a lot of difference to your application. Whatever industry you are working in, employers need a clear view of your resumé, with concise sections. The following tips from Webrecruit are key visual considerations for your CV, which contribute to a great looking ...more

7 Rules for Your Graduate CV

7 Rules for Your Graduate CV

Putting together your CV can be an arduous task, especially if you are fresh out of University, but it is one that is worth investing time in. Many still fail to follow some of the most important rules of the resume, so Webrecruit have provided these fundamental tips to ensure you get yours noticed in ...more

What Happens in Kavos stays on Your CV

What Happens in Kavos stays on Your CV

It can be a struggle to put your CV together after your summer of fun, but it is time well spent focusing on how your last few months have helped you gain valuable experience towards your career. So you’ve just finished your season in Kavos, the holiday blues have kicked in and the next step ...more

What does a recruiter really expect to see on your CV?

What does a recruiter really expect to see on your CV?

When you are applying for a job, whether it is the most humble shop or bar work or a position at the top of your chosen field, you will doubtless be aware of the considerable competition, and therefore the importance of communicating the suitability of your skills and experience to the specific role. Your Curriculum ...more

An Administrator’s guide to crafting the perfect CV

An Administrator’s guide to crafting the perfect CV

In today’s candidate-rich, job short market, we’re not immune to the fact that finding a job is hard. Particularly in the field of admin & secretarial jobs, the recent downturn saw a large number of redundancies within this function, making the competition for vacancies in this area fiercer than ever before. In fact, this year, ...more

How to create an awesome video CV

How to create an awesome video CV

In today’s highly competitive employment market, job seekers are constantly looking for new ways to stand out from the crowd and grab the attention of a potential employer. Gone are the days when hiring managers relied solely on a 2-page formulaic CV. Today, many new tools, the majority related to the explosion of social media, ...more

CareerCamLive – Round-up

CareerCamLive – Round-up

We are delighted with the amount of engagement we received with this month’s CareerCamLive. For those who missed it, you can watch the recording here. I have also picked a couple of questions and summarised my answers for you. I’m trying to relocate to the UK from elsewhere in Europe and I’m applying but not ...more