Magazine Style CV

We’ve noticed a growing trend for CVs in what we refer to as a magazine format. Basically the CV is written like a page from a magazine with small snippets of information dotted around the page with different fonts and different colour backgrounds – much like you might see in Hello! or OK! magazine. These CVs look great but they are a major mistake. Magazine pages are laid out that…

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Templates

There are many CV templates and free examples available that look good, but you need a combination of both style and substance for a really professional Curriculum Vitae. A template is good for getting the look and layout of a CV correct but that’s about as far as it goes. An employer or recruiter needs to be able to quickly read a CV and ascertain if you’re worth interviewing. Whilst a template…

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CV Templates

We get asked about templates on a fairly regular basis and why should I use you when I can just use a template? It’s a fair question and deserves an answer. Templates are generally quite good for a basic CV but where they fall down is that you still have to write the content and that’s the bit that really matters. Does a template make sure your CV is the…

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