5 Tips for a Great CV

Career Alley

If you’re a job seeker looking for IT support jobs, computer jobs, IT sales jobs or web developer jobs, remember that you only get one chance to impress … and that means your CV has to be compelling. Here are 5 useful tips to help make your CV do just that.

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Job Search Strategies for Highly Ambitious Individuals

Career Alley

If you’re determined to secure an excellent job, you’ll have to go further than just sending off a few CVs and hoping for the best. Here, we take a look at ways to secure the very best jobs out there. The benefit here is that you could be approached about jobs that haven’t even been advertised yet. When you’re looking at the very best jobs in your field, it’s these strategies that will help you to beat the competition and create the right impression.

Job Search in the Digital Age: Video Resumes

Career Alley

Did you know that job recruiters only spend six seconds looking at a resume? To stand out from the crowd, many job seekers are submitting video resumes to complement or replace the traditional paper version. Good luck in your search. Job Search. jobs by.

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5 Golden Rules to Maximising Your Job Search

Position Ignition

The job market is very tough and competitive these days and so it's really important to have a clear strategy and to stay on top of your job search. Here we offer you 5 Golden Rules to ensure you stay in control of your career and job search: 1. Job Search

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2010 Top 10 Executive Personal Branding and Job Search Trends

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist?

2010 227

Careers Book Review: The Straightforward CV by Pauline Rogers

Position Ignition

The Straightforward CV **. The first chapter is entitled “Interpreting Adverts&# and is a rare acknowledgement of the importance of specifically tailoring your CV to particular job vacancies. Books CV and Interviews Job SearchDefinitely!

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Job Search Tips for Senior Executives

Position Ignition

The key question, when it comes to finding a job, is how you’re going to approach the job market. The first area is building your relationship with the executive search profession. The passport to this approach to the market is your CV.

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You have submitted your CV/Resume, now what?

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Job Hunting – It’s a Jungle Out There Restarting Your Job Search When All Else Fails – Vol 2 » You have submitted your CV/Resume, now what?

2010 186

5 Sure Signs You Need a CV Makeover

Mildred Talabi

Let’s be honest, you really hate doing your CV, don’t you? million unemployed to be exact) which means that the competition for jobs is tough, very tough. For every job advertised, you’re now looking at an average of 69 other applicants vying for the same position as you.

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What Recruiters Really Want to See on Your CV

The Undercover Recruiter

If they tick most of the boxes then I will usually call them as soon as possible or read further into their CV. Things I look for in their CV are minimum educational requirements, relevant experience, a desire to do the job I am advertising and the ability to work in that location.

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The Best Apps to Use in Your Job Search

Career Realism

With both the increasing number of graduates looking for jobs and the cuts in many industries, it’s important you use any available resources to find a job that’s right for you. If you’re looking for jobs on the go, here are some of the best apps to use on your job search : LinkedIn.

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Format Wars: What’s the Best Way to Showcase Your Media CV?

Career Alley

In the last few years, the humble CV has advanced in leaps and bounds. If you’re applying to media jobs , it stands to reason that you may wish to present your CV using a medium that is in keeping with the industry you’re entering. Thus, if you’re trying for a digital media job, you might wish to digitally display your CV via an online hosting site. Likewise, if you’re applying for a job in film or television, why not create a video resumé?

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How Pinterest Can Help Your Job Search [Example Resumes]

The Undercover Recruiter

In its early stages, it has grown more quickly than web giants such as Facebook and Twitter but how can this new online phenomenon help find you a job? Connect your pages to real life and make sure you advertise your Pinterest page in the right places. Tweet.

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The Most Effective Ways To Improve Your Job Search

Career Realism

The idea of a new job might sound exciting, but it surely does require a lot of hard work. We just have to improve the way we search for jobs by making full use of all the resources available. Improve Your Job Search With These Methods. Refining Your Job Search.

2013 114

3 killer reasons to include Twitter in your job search

Mildred Talabi

There are several ways to get a job through Twitter – you can subscribe to dedicated Twitter job boards, sign up to alerts from job sites in your industry, or conduct regular searches for your ideal jobs using the Twitter search box itself.

My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus | Tim's.

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [06.02.10] View Comments My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus If you’ve been looking for a resume or CV template that really works. It is available now as a free download for job seekers.

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My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [06.02.10] View Comments My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus If you’ve been looking for a resume or CV template that really works. It is available now as a free download for job seekers.

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The Next Chapter of Resume Advice

The Undercover Recruiter

Since transitioning from a sourcing role into an advertising/marketing role six years ago, I don’t see nearly as many resumes as I used to. Job Search Resume & CV Writing CV Tips job search job seeker RecruitmentHowever, last year, I was asked to help out with a number of sourcing projects which have extended into this year, allowing me to revisit the sourcing world and sharpen some. View Article. The Next Chapter of Resume Advice.

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How Pinterest Can Help Your Job Search [Example Resumes]

The Undercover Recruiter

In its early stages, it has grown more quickly than web giants such as Facebook and Twitter but how can this new online phenomenon help find you a job? Connect your pages to real life and make sure you advertise your Pinterest page in the right places.

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How Social Media Will Help Your Job Search

The Undercover Recruiter

Modern day job hunting has changed completely, long gone are the days when everyone was pouring over the job section in the local newspaper. You may already be on social networking sites, but may never have used them for your job search.

How To Grab the Attention of A Good Recruiter

Position Ignition

Outlined below are several strategies to grab the attention of job recruiters, and maximize the chance at employment. A Clear And Concise C.V. The most important tool in seizing the attention of a recruiter is the curriculum vitae, or C.V. The C.V. It should be no more than one page in length, and it should demonstrate to the recruiter why the applicant would be the perfect fit for the advertised position. Tailor C.V. To Each Specific Job Position.

66 Free Cover Letter Samples and Formats

Catherines Career Corner

Everyone who sends out a CV has to send out a cover letter even if it’s not mentioned in the job advertisement. It’s expected that you will write and send a cover letter to accompany your CV. Tips on How to Write an Effective Cover Letter for a Job Application. Explore these 66 free cover letter samples and formats as a useful source of ideas for yours. The cover [.]. Author information. Catherine Adenle. Founder at Catherine's Career Corner.

Tips On How To Find A Job In Tough Economic Times

RedStarResume

What can you do to be competitive when looking for a new job? Writing a quick resume late at night and applying for random jobs is NOT going to get you the job you are looking for. Below are some further ideas and suggestions to find yourself a new job. Sell yourself: Take time writing your resume, and tailor your resume specifically to each job you are applying. Do not send out the same resume to every job advert you see.

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Top 55 Most Popular Facebook Pages for Job Search in 2011

JobMob

Where most job seekers hang out on Facebook. Film Professionals And Jobs – Fpnjobs.net - 8,565 people like this – Fpnjobs is a easy to use site for Film production resources, Here you can post a JOB, find a JOB, list your film services, or find Film services, and Put the CASTING CALLS and all this is for FREEEEEEEEEE. ZUMBEEL | A Telecom Career eTool – 10,230 people like this – mostly job listings for telecom engineering professionals.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of LinkedIn Job Hunting

The Undercover Recruiter

There’s no doubt that LinkedIn is a great way to find a new job. They have successfully implemented a way to advertise openings based on how closely they relate to your title. The Do’s and Don’ts of LinkedIn Job Hunting. Job Search Social Media Career job application job search LinkedIn Profile Resume & CV Writing

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How to Create the Perfect Job Application Online

Position Ignition

With organisations increasingly advertising their job vacancies online, the process of applying online is becoming a job search skill in itself. This will refine your area of search. It also allows you to be smart when looking at a website to see whether the vacancy is the right job, sector and geographic location for you or not. CV and Interviews Job Search Return to Work

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Why Can't I Find a Job Through Recruitment Agencies?

Position Ignition

You’ve registered with countless recruitment agencies and have been expectantly waiting for them to call you with lots of job opportunities, but you haven’t heard a thing. CV and Interviews Careers Advice Job Search

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Which online college is the most popular with jobseekers.

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips Which online college is the most popular with jobseekers?

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How to Get an IT Job Using a Recruitment Agency

Career Alley

There are many different jobs available in the IT industry. Searching for a specific job that suits you can be a difficult task. Recruitment agencies are an effective option to use during your job search. It can be very time consuming to search for the best role.

2013 222

How to Get The Job You’ll Love [9 Simple Steps]

The Undercover Recruiter

Since the economic down turn in 2007, people all over the world have lost their jobs. Yes we are in a recession and yes it is harder to find a job but that does not mean there are no jobs out there. You wouldn’t go into an exam unprepared so why go job hunting unprepared?

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66 Free Cover Letter Samples and Formats

Catherines Career Corner

Everyone who sends out a CV has to send out a cover letter even if it’s not mentioned in the job advertisement. It’s expected that you will write and send a cover letter to accompany your CV. 6 Reasons Why You Might Not Get The Job Without a Cover Letter. Covering Letter No-Nos… Free Job Based CV Templates. Explore these 66 free cover letter samples and formats as a useful source of ideas for yours. The cover [.].

Getting Past The Resume Stage

Career Alley

The world of job hunting is highly competitive, so getting past the resume stage and moving on to that all important interview is key when trying to get your first step on the exciting career ladder. Presenting the Right Kind of CV. What Your CV Should Say About You.

2013 173

10 key job hunting lessons I’ve learnt from going back to work

Mildred Talabi

My book 7 Keys to a Winning CV had been written and published, my CV writing business had been established, I had gotten into a flow with my weekly blogging on careers, and every so often the invites would come in to speak or run a CV workshop at a university or employment event.

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How to Get a New Job Using Social Media

Careers Done Write

Did you know that 85% of available jobs are never advertised? According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 15% of today’s career opportunities ever make it to the job boards. And – when they do get advertised, the competition is fierce.

How to Get a Job in Retail

Career Alley

Working in retail also isn’t limited to just serving on the shop floor, there are a variety of retail jobs to choose from such as forecasting trends as a Merchandiser, designing product displays as a Visual Merchandiser, searching for new products and predicting demand as a Buyer and many, many more. If you’re struggling to find companies with retail job vacancies, it isn’t because they aren’t out there. Use a CV template to guide you and get ideas.

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How to Leverage the Internet to Secure a Job

Career Alley

Of course, this growth has had an impact on the job market, too. The rise of Monster and other huge job boards has made it easier than ever to search for a job online. Huge job sites are like beacons for the unemployed. Good luck in your search.

2013 169

Walk-in job enquiries – 7 tips to impress this Christmas

Mildred Talabi

I recently had a meeting with the manager of my local WHSmith (where you can now pick up 7 Keys to a Winning CV ) and he shared with me how the number of walk-in job enquiries they receive in the run up to Christmas always increases dramatically.

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Use This Marketing Strategy to AIDA Your Job Hunt

The Undercover Recruiter

AIDA is an acronym for the stages which occur when a potential consumer engages with a marketing or advertising technique. In this case the consumer will be the employer and the product being advertised is you. Use This Marketing Strategy to AIDA Your Job Hunt.

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Expert Résumé Advice to Help You Secure a Job Interview

Career Alley

Bagging your dream job is pretty difficult right now. One way you can increase your chances of securing that interview is with a winning résumé or CV. Get it right, and you’re one step closer to your dream job. Good luck in your search.

2012 173

Why jobseekers need to show interest in Pinterest…

Mildred Talabi

Could this upgraded distant second cousin twice removed of Flickr somehow help you get a job? Typing "resume" in the search bar will bring up jobseekers using Pinterest to showcase their CVs.

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Want a Marketing Job? Then Market Yourself

Career Alley

Stay foolish ” – Steve Jobs. Recent advances in cyberspace have facilitated the growth of marketing jobs vacancies like never before. Trying to find a job in any industry can seem like a daunting proposition, one that requires varying degrees of skill, luck and networking ability. Advertising yourself using QR codes could set you ahead of the competition, and highlights the sort of creativity that evinces you were made to be a marketeer.

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10 Ways to Get a Job

Workology

Download our exclusive Job Seeker Toolkit and start your adventure in landing your next job! Finding a job can be a job in itself, so set yourself a task list, take a proactive approach and make sure to tackle all available avenues. Search through career sites.

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What to look for in a good recruitment agency?

Resume Bear

Agencies also play an effective resource for an applicant as more and more companies are deciding to use them to advertise their roles. Agency services also cost nothing for the applicant and will normally have access to a lot positions available making job searching a little easier.

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