More and more people are registering with LinkedIn and that’s because it is a great networking tool, but should you put it on your CV? No, is the simple answer. This goes back to the most basic (and often forgotten) piece of advice on CVs, which is that you must always remember that a CV […]
All good CVs need a profile but they need to be written in a certain way that imparts 2 key pieces of information to the reader. Firstly, it should be a précis of your experience. This does not mean a repeat of the employment section of your CV but a simple statement about what you […]
Chatting to a recruiter yesterday I found the single biggest gripe that recruitment consultants have with candidates that are already registered with them – as opposed to new applicants. In order to be registered on an agencies books you will have a skill set that applies to their client base, whether it be in media, […]
This is a commonly asked question and it makes a big difference to your CV. Basically, you should use a modern looking font that is easy to read and not too dense. Some fonts have a smaller gap between letters and these are useful if your CV has run into an extra page by just […]
Claire Squires died during the London Marathon 2012. We donated. http://t.co/XLbLO2KT
Such a “comedy basic” – but make sure you have all your contact details on your CV. We see so many that are missing either a mobile number or an email address. You must have both on a CV or you are just making the recruiters job harder, and if you do that – guess […]
#newcv spelling mistakes. The most common error this week? Martial instead of Marital. Marriage can be like a war – but don’t publicise it!
Always use MS Word for your CV. We’re seeing lots of CVs in MS Works format at the moment and most agencies & job boards can’t open them!