Colour in your CV

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We have always advocated not using colour in a CV as you run the risk of people having run out of ink or having a poor quality printer. But we’ve had a change of heart on this one! As printers have improved in quality, some colour can actually really improve a CV. It seems as […]

Capitalisation

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May sound a bit odd this, but you should avoid using capital letters in your CV. Why? Well there are 2 reasons. Firstly it is a bit SHOUTY to use capital letters in any kind of electronic communication, and your CV will be seen (certainly in the 1st instance) on a screen. Secondly, the default […]

Contact Details

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We see many CVs that lack comprehensive contact details. You need to make sure that your CV has the following: 1. Home number. 2. Mobile number. 3. Personal (as opposed to work) email address. Recruiters need to get in touch with you in a variety of different ways and you need to make it as […]