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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. Never be afraid to pick up the phone and ask the person in charge of recruitment if they require any more information to help them make a decision. More and more recruiters are using LinkedIn to headhunt highly skilled candidates. Good luck in your search.

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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?

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What Recruiters Really Want to See on Your CV

The Undercover Recruiter

Indiana Logan , a Senior Recruitment Consultant at the Graduate Recruitment Bureau, shares some advice and insider knowledge for graduates looking to get into the world of Recruitment. 2) What are major CV mistakes you notice when you’re looking for potential candidates?

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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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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. – more – Recruiters.

2013 222

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

How To Grab the Attention of A Good Recruiter

Position Ignition

This environment has also allowed companies and recruiters to become extremely selective in their hiring processes. 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. The recruiter will see hundreds, if not thousands of C.V.'s, Tailor C.V.

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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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. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Job Search Resume & CV Writing CV Tips job search job seeker Recruitment

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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.

2012 114

What to look for in a good recruitment agency?

Resume Bear

Recruitment agencies always play an important element in helping Companies to reach their business goals by finding the right people to fill the various roles they offer. Depending on what type of career you are searching for will totally determine what type of recruitment agency you will use.

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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. Recruitment Resources.

2013 114

Why Job Seekers Should Use A Specialist Recruitment Agency

Career Alley

If you’re looking for IT sales jobs, computer jobs, web developer jobs, or IT support jobs, it’s best to use a specialist recruitment agency, as this will give you a head start. Good luck in your search.

2012 164

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.

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. Recruitment agencies have a transactional relationship with employer organizations.

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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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Why Recruitment is NOT Dying

The Undercover Recruiter

Recently there have been a fair few blog posts and articles published on various recruitment sites that discuss the changing nature of recruitment. In summary, what many of them are saying is that recruitment, as we know it, is dying. Why Recruitment is NOT Dying.

2013 114

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.

2012 114

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.

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. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Job Search Social Media Career job application job search LinkedIn Profile Resume & CV Writing

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Tips On How To Find A Job In Tough Economic Times


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


Where most job seekers hang out on Facebook. Film Professionals And Jobs – - 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. We are committed to providing all the necessary career resources for scientists as well as effective recruiting solutions for employers.

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Has LinkedIn Finally Replaced Recruitment Companies?

The Undercover Recruiter

We all know how difficult it is to find a job right now, and with UK unemployment still over 2 million it doesn’t seem like it’s getting any easier. Sure recruitment companies can help you out depending on your career choice. The New ‘Job Centre’?

2012 114

How To Work With A Recruiter – Guidelines | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Contact Podcast Release Submit Article Resources Site Map Home Careers Cover Letters Interviewing Resume Help Age Bias Lifestyle Networking Entrepreneurs Franchising Retirement Start Ups Videos Related Posts Similar Posts Job Hunting After 50 – Move Ahead of the Kids! Joining the Right Social Networks for a Job Search Finding the Right Recruiter For Your Job Search Boomers: You Need to Rethink Seeking Full Time Jobs With Gen Xers.

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???? Resume Objective Statements That Cause Recruiters To Reject You


My personal belief is that the fastest way to lose a job before they even read your resume, is to begin it with something like that. When going through the job-seeking process, it is very important to understand the stages and the roles of the documents that support each stage.

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Everything you’ve ever wanted to ask a recruiter (part 2)

Mildred Talabi

If you’re looking for a job, signing up to a recruitment agency should be a part of your overall job search strategy (I mean, you do have a job search strategy, right?). How does a jobseeker go about finding the right recruitment agency for them?

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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?

2010 229

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?

2013 114

Recruiters: How to Maximise Your Job Board Usage [Top 10 Tips]

The Undercover Recruiter

Job boards can be a very effective part of the recruitment marketing mix when used to their full potential. If you are looking for an account manager with SAAS sales experience then ask for the number of registered account managers with SAAS on their CV that they have in their database.

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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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. Here’s how you can use AIDA to get yourself recruited: A: Attention.

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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.

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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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10 Ways to Get a Job


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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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

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. Known as QR (Quick Response) codes, these nifty 2D ciphers may well be the future when it comes to marketing recruitment. Good luck in your search. “ Stay hungry.

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Using Social Media for Job Hunting

Career Alley

The development and evolution of the internet has mirrored a significant change in the approach job seekers and graduates adopt when looking for their first professional full time position. The last decade has seen the traditional and well established approach many job seekers were used to becoming invalid and increasingly unsuccessful. The increased difficulty of finding a job is no secret. More - Network for your search. Good luck in your search.

Beginner’s Guide to Online Job Hunting

The Undercover Recruiter

The job market has been transformed too, with most positions now advertised exclusively online – easy enough to find for the computer literate, but what about those new to this form of job-hunting? Beginner’s Guide to Online Job Hunting.

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How to Find a Public Sector Job

The Undercover Recruiter

In the good old days if you wanted a job in the public sector you did one of three things; for admin jobs you looked in the local paper, for professional jobs you looked in a professional journal and for everything else you looked at The Wednesday Guardian.

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