8 Most Common CV Mistakes

Ms. Career Girl

The post 8 Most Common CV Mistakes appeared first on Ms. When it comes to applying for a new job, your CV could be just the ticket to get you that initial foot in the door and secure an interview. CV Mistakes. Just not in a CV. CV mistakes?

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How to Write a Great Freelancer CV

Ms. Career Girl

If you’re going back to full-time work or looking for a full-time position for the first time, how do you go about crafting the perfect freelancer CV? Here are our top tips for crafting the perfect CV when transitioning from freelancing to a full-time job. Tailor Your CV.

Resume or CV

Career Alley

Career advice Resumes CV ResumeA resume is usually a one page document customizing your job experience and education to stand out above all applicants for a certain job. Keep it concise and customized to the job being sought. Since a resume is a brief document, information does not need to be chronologically arranged and does not have to cover your entire career.

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How to Bulk Up Your CV to Impress Future Employers

Ms. Career Girl

Your CV is the first thing that recruitment agents and employers will see when you are applying for a vacancy that you’re really interested in. This is why it can be a good idea to take part in things that can help you bulk out your CV with interesting and impressive experiences.

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9 Things Not to Include in Your CV

Ms. Career Girl

Your CV is essentially a snapshot of your achievements, designed to showcase your talents in the best way possible. Here are 9 things you should definitely steer clear of when writing your CV: 1) A photograph. Whilst this may sound pretty obvious, a huge amount of us lie in our CV’s.

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10 Ways to Explain a Gap in Your CV

Position Ignition

It can be tempting to lie on your CV and pretend that you have no long gaps between jobs. Here are ten tips on explaining gaps in your CV honestly while still selling yourself as the right candidate for the job. CV & Applications Gaps in CVs are anxiety-inducing.

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How You Could Be Sabotaging Your Job Search With CV Mistakes

Ms. Career Girl

So, your CV is ready to send out to recruiters or hiring managers, and you’re poised to take those all-important interview invites. You may have a packed CV, but if it’s littered with spelling mistakes and bad formatting, it won’t perform well overall.

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Do I Need A CV?

Professional Resume Services

If you are applying for a job, should you use a resume or a curriculum vitae (CV)? First, what is a CV? A curriculum vitae, or a CV, is a longer synopsis of your background, education, skills, and publishing credits. Many European employers actually prefer a CV to a resume.

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200 Action Words to Make Your CV Pop!

Catherines Career Corner

As a job seeker, how do you make your CV pop so that it’s noticed and picked up by recruiters? Well, start as many sentences as possible with any of these 200 action words to make your CV pop. The post 200 Action Words to Make Your CV Pop!

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How Extra Curricular Activities Will Boost Your CV

Ms. Career Girl

The perfect CV should do one thing: make a potential employer sit up and take notice. You can get this across in all sorts of ways, with your personal statement being a vital section of your CV. Think about it; would it be wise to add ‘watching TV and eating takeaways’ to your CV?

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6 Skills That You Should Look for in Every CV

The Undercover Recruiter

As a recruiter it’s vital to be able to pinpoint relevant skills from an applicant’s CV, looking not only for industry-specific requirements but those strengths that can transition into any position. Employer Recruiting candidate cv CV skills CV Tips Standout CV

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Why LinkedIn Profiles are the New CV

Position Ignition

Whenever we are on the move job or career-wise, we blow the dust off our CV and attempt to rewrite it, bring it up-to-date and put the best spin on it that we can. CV & Applications Networking Why do we do that? Because we believe that it is the passport to transitioning to a new job and we are going to be asked for it constantly throughout the recruitment process. And we’re not wrong, are we? It’s still the prevailing view that we have of job transition.

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3 Popular CV Formats: Know the Right One for You

Catherines Career Corner

Your CV format must belong to one of these 3 popular CV formats. It’s easy to get confused about the format of your CV especially as there are so many different formats to choose from. Explore these 3 popular CV formats to know the right one for you. By Catherine Adenle Putting together an effective CV is [.] The post 3 Popular CV Formats: Know the Right One for You appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner. Free CV Templates From Monster.

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10 Reasons Why a Hiring Manager Will Bin Your CV

Catherines Career Corner

What exactly are the reasons why a hiring manager will bin your CV? Well, there are various reasons amongst which we’ll explore these 10 reasons why a hiring manager will bin your CV at first glance and not call you for an interview. By Catherine Adenle With your CV, first impression counts. Although your CV will never [.] The post 10 Reasons Why a Hiring Manager Will Bin Your CV appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner. Jazz Your CV up!

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Oops! Ridiculous CV Errors to Avoid #Awkward

The Undercover Recruiter

Okay, so putting together your CV is a hard task, we know this much. Ridiculous CV Errors to Avoid #Awkward. CV Tips CV mistakes

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5 Top Tips for Writing a CV

Position Ignition

Be clear about who you are creating this CV for. Know what the role is, who the employer is, exactly what they are looking for and if you can who the person reading your CV will be. The more you can learn about your target, the better you can tailor your CV specifically for them. Keep your CV short and sharp. Think about your online profile as well as your paper CV. CV and Interviews Job SearchKnow who it’s for.

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Shaping Up Your CV: 3 Mistakes to Avoid

Position Ignition

You’ve spent months perfecting your CV and sending it off to an array of employers—only to get rejection after rejection, or no replies at all. It could be your CV is out of shape. CV and Interviews Executive Career Advice

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How To Write A CV That Gets You Hired

Career Realism

How To Write A CV That Gets You Hired. The first, important step to getting dream graduate jobs is your CV – it needs to stand out. When writing your CV make sure everything you’re including is relevant to the positions you’re applying for. Video CV.

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4 CV Tips You Should Always Give to Your Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

The job market is extremely competitive and so, CV’s have to be an enjoyable read, whereby recruiters and employers can extract the information they need quickly. 4 CV Tips You Should Always Give to Your Candidates. Employer Recruiting CV Tips Standout CV

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The 8 Deadliest CV Mistakes

The Undercover Recruiter

When it comes to writing your CV, the things you omit can be just as important as the things you include. Even if you are the greatest candidate in the word; sloppy mistakes in your CV can get you instantly rejected. The 8 Deadliest CV Mistakes.

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15 CV Mistakes Costing You Interviews

The Undercover Recruiter

Your CV is an important part of your armoury when looking for a job. As one of the first documents that someone will ask for to represent your capabilities, your CV should. 15 CV Mistakes Costing You Interviews. Career Management Job Search Resume & CV Writing

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15 Solid CV Tips That Land Interviews

Catherines Career Corner

Look at your core resume or CV, can it survive the quick 15 seconds scan? To make your CV stand out and land you a job interview, explore these 15 solid CV tips that land interviews. The post 15 Solid CV Tips That Land Interviews appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner.

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5 Ways to WOW Companies With Your Entry-Level CV

The Undercover Recruiter

If you’ve just left school or university, writing your first CV can be a big challenge. With little or no work experience and no prior exposure to the job market, it’s difficult to know how you should format your CV and what information you should include.

Top CV Writing Tips For Graduates

The Undercover Recruiter

For newly graduated candidates, writing your first professional CV can be challenging. It’s tough to know how exactly you should structure your CV, what to include and how to compete with all the experienced job seekers on the market. Top CV Writing Tips For Graduates. CV Tips

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How to Create a Lasting Impression With Your CV

The Undercover Recruiter

If you are looking to land that dream job then your CV needs to make a big impression on everyone who sees it. You need a CV that quickly demonstrates your value to employers and creates a sense of urgency that will have recruiters queuing up to interview you.

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What NOT to include on your CV…

Career Alley

‘You never get a second chance to make a first impression’, so the saying goes, the same applies to your CV. Fusion People are global recruitment specialist, and therefore see thousands of CV’s every month. Top Tips to include on your LinkedIn profile, but not your CV.

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Top Tips for quickly improving your CV

Mildred Talabi

Your CV is one document you’re going to need to pay special attention to throughout your working life and there’s always something new to learn about improving it. In this sponsored guest post, recruitment agent, Simon Cruz, offers his top tips for quickly improving your CV.

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5 Tips for Reviewing Your CV

Position Ignition

So you’ve completed your CV and you’re ready to send it off as part of your application to that job vacancy you’ve got your eye on. But wait…before you print it off or attach it to an email, be sure to review your CV. Here are 5 top tips for reviewing your CV: 1. Although you may be extremely pleased with your efforts and believe that you have produced the best CV possible, it’s important to re-read it with an open mind.

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7 Ways to Prove Impact in Your CV

The Undercover Recruiter

So, when writing your CV, it’s important to show how your actions have benefited your previous employers. Rather than simply listing your responsibilities throughout your CV, you should always endeavour to link. 7 Ways to Prove Impact in Your CV.

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7 Things Not to Put on Your CV

Position Ignition

As a job hunter , you probably know in your heart that the more concise and relevant a CV is, the more likely it is to be read with interest. And the more interested a recruiter is in your CV, the more likely they are to shortlist you for an interview.

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5 Essential CV Writing Rules You Can’t Ignore

The Undercover Recruiter

An attractive CV can be your gateway to your next big career move, but many job seekers CV’s fall short and fail to get responses from their applications. Writing an interview-winning CV can be difficult if you don’t fully understand what recruiters and hiring managers expect to see. So CV writing service StandOut CV has. 5 Essential CV Writing Rules You Can’t Ignore. CV Tips CV Writing CV writing skills Resume Tips Standout CV

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Forget About Your CV and Start Networking Now!

Position Ignition

In this article he says that for "as long as he can remember, the CV has been the ‘passport’ to jobs and to work. CV and Interviews Job Search Networking

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How To Write A CV That Will Grab Attention

Career Alley

Writing a great CV (curriculum vitae) isn’t always easy, especially in today’s tough economic climate. That means you are going to have to step up your game and really create a CV that will grab the attention of the employers. Approach your CV with a minimalist attitude.

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How to Write a Crap CV!


Having a quality CV can seriously affect your chances of getting the job you applying for. To prevent yourself from getting the job you want, here are the 8 best ways to ensure your CV ends up in the trash. Use one CV for all job applications.

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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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Free Job Based CV Templates

Catherines Career Corner

Your CV is your most important document when it comes to looking for a job and career progression. Explore free job based CV templates from Monsters. The ‘Classic’ Work Based CV. The post Free Job Based CV Templates appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner. Related posts: Templates for Skill Based CV.

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Is the Traditional CV Dead?

The Undercover Recruiter

The limiting and lifeless paper CV is being left behind as the world becomes fully immersed in everything that is digital. Yet employers and job seekers are now placing less importance on the standard CV, and are instead choosing to embrace all that […].

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How to Sell Yourself on your CV without having Work Experience

Position Ignition

Well, it’s certainly a challenge, but writing a convincing CV is a good place to start. CV & Applications

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How To Move Into A New Career With No Relevant Experience On Your CV

Career Shifters

Everywhere you turn it seems to be staring back at you: "Experience in a similar role required". How can you move into work you love when nobody will give you a chance? Natasha shares the key ideas and practical actions that can help you dodge the experience Catch-22

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How to Write a Winning CV

Catherines Career Corner

Written by Catherine Adenle Your CV is an important self-marketing document that will introduce you, showcase your skills, outline your experience and educational background to a potential employer. The post How to Write a Winning CV appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner.

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10 CV Mistakes That Put Employers Off Your Candidate

The Undercover Recruiter

This starts with their CV. Their CV is generally the first opportunity they get to make a great impression and to sell their skills and experience. 10 CV Mistakes That Put Employers Off Your Candidate. Recruiting 10 Tips candidate client cv-library CVs Recruiter Social Media

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10 Ways to Make Your CV Stand Out from the Crowd

Position Ignition

The job market is looking bright, compared to the doom and gloom of recent years, which is good news for those looking for work but also means the more competition you’re up against the better your CV must be.

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How to Write a Killer Contractor CV

The Undercover Recruiter

As a professional you have probably written and re-written a CV (curriculum vitae) more times than you can count, but re-writing your CV for contracting purposes is a little different. A basic CV usually includes an. How to Write a Killer Contractor CV.