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Writing a CV for a Graduate Job

Graduating in the years during or just after a recession can be tough. The job market is very competitive and the recent graduate is competing against people with several years of relevant experience and glowing recommendations from bosses who did not want to lose them. Although recent graduates may not have a lot of relevant [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:48+00:00January 5th, 2015|CV Writing Tips, Resume Writing|Comments Off on Writing a CV for a Graduate Job

Career Starter CV Tips

What to put in your CV when starting your career Whether you are looking for an accounting job or one in the service industry, you will notice that employers are often looking for people with relevant experience. If you are a career starter who is without experience, you will wonder how you can you get [...]

By |2015-01-05T16:49:12+00:00January 5th, 2015|Career Development, CV Writing Tips|Comments Off on Career Starter CV Tips

CV Writing Hints & Tips

Keep in mind that your CV or resume is the documentation of your career achievements, as well as your life accomplishments. However, it is not your full autobiography. Maximise the number of potential employers that call you to a job interview by focusing on their needs. Write your CV with the future in mind. Don't [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:50+00:00June 15th, 2014|CV Writing Tips|Comments Off on CV Writing Hints & Tips

CV writing tips for the UK and Ireland

Writing a CV for the UK or Ireland If you are writing a CV for a position in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland, here are a few tips: Name and Contact Details: Clearly state your name, postal address, telephone number (either mobile/cell or landline), and email address at the top [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:50+00:00February 18th, 2014|CV Writing Tips|Comments Off on CV writing tips for the UK and Ireland

5 CV Writing Don’ts for graduates

Two types of CVs or resumes are sent to employers — those that tell what you are and those that tell who you are. CVs that tell what you are highlight irrelevant and unnecessary details. Expect those to be tossed into an employer's rubbish bin. Documents that tell who you are inspire creativity and engage. Expect those to find a [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:51+00:00August 17th, 2013|CV Writing Tips|Comments Off on 5 CV Writing Don’ts for graduates

How to Create a Perfect Resume

How to develop the best possible resume Resume writing should be taken seriously by anyone who is in dire need of a good job. According to professional resume writing experts at SolidEssay.com, a good resume normally wins the interest of any employer while a bad one attracts lots of criticism. So how do you develop [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:51+00:00August 9th, 2013|CV Writing Tips, Resume Writing|Comments Off on How to Create a Perfect Resume

What Does your CV Say About You?

What Does your CV Say About You?  The CV is your first opportunity to catch the attention of your potential employer. You have a short space of time to gain, maintain the interest of the reader and sell yourself as the perfect candidate for the position. You need to be able to highlight all of [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:51+00:00July 4th, 2013|CV Writing Tips|Comments Off on What Does your CV Say About You?

A CV Devotee’s Guide to Getting a Job

Imagine that you're the person tasked with dredging through the slush pile of CVs (curricula vitae). How many seconds will you spend looking at each one? What will grab your attention? Beyond the CV A single sheet of paper highlighting your career history will only go so far at getting you the job. Meaningful connections [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:52+00:00March 5th, 2013|CV Writing Tips|Comments Off on A CV Devotee’s Guide to Getting a Job

Writing a Successful Engineering CV

Your CV is possibly one of the most important documents you will ever write.It must encapsulate everything about you, what you have achieved and how your skills can be transferred to the job in question; it offers the employer a snapshot of you and must be enough for them to want to call you for an interview. Branches of [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:52+00:00December 6th, 2012|CV Writing Tips|Comments Off on Writing a Successful Engineering CV

Guide to a Career in Civil Engineering

Engineering CVs Many of the important things in our lives that we take for granted are the products of civil engineering. From paths and roads, the construction of power stations, water supplies, railways, to airports and ports. In fact, most structures, large or small, require a civil engineer to design, plan, or actually manage the [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:53+00:00October 29th, 2012|CV Writing Tips|Comments Off on Guide to a Career in Civil Engineering

Professional CV – The Facts

A professionally written CV will win you an interview because it is ... well-written, starting with a profile statement that highlights your target job criteria. designed so that important facts can be read quickly and easily. accompanied by a concise and interesting cover letter. presented on the appropriate number of pages for your industry sector [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:05:06+00:00September 18th, 2012|CV Writing Tips|Comments Off on Professional CV – The Facts

LinkedIn Tips for Job Seekers

LinkedIn is a social media site that should now be a key part of each and everyone`s job hunt, whether for a first job or for something that will further develop a career. A site of purely business connections, where the only interest from other users is business, it multiplies countless times the number of [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:05:07+00:00August 1st, 2012|CV Writing Tips|4 Comments

What are references?

Reference Sheets According to a 2010 Society for Human Resource Management survey, 76% of the organisations they asked conduct reference checks on job candidates. Are you one of the many job seekers who don’t know who should be listed as a reference? Do you know how to prepare your references to help you secure the [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:05:08+00:00May 20th, 2012|CV Writing Tips|2 Comments