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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

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

Get Your CV Discovered Online

4 Suggestions To Get Your CV or Resume Discovered Online Though government statistics and media will continue telling us that unemployment in the USA is around 8 percent*, the real number is actually closer to 22 percent. As a result, the job market is more competitive than ever. Recruiters are getting hundreds of resumes and [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:52+00:00November 28th, 2012|Job Hunting|5 Comments