Professional CV Writing

Posted Posted in CV Writing, Writing a CV

The current job market is tougher than ever, and a well written and designed CV is the most important factor in getting an interview and on your way to getting a new job. There are many templates and free examples available that look good, but you need a combination of both style and substance for […]

References on a CV

Posted Posted in How to Write a CV

Quite simple this one! Don’t. Unless you are in education or in academia where it is considered usual. The vast majority of employers will request references at the time a job offer is made. The only things you do when putting references on a CV is to take up space and to run the risk […]

What font to use?

Posted Posted in CV Writing, Writing a CV

We see many CVs that use some weird and wonderful fonts. This is fine if you are applying for jobs in the media or creative spheres, but for any other type of industry, the plainer the better. Arial is fine, as is Trebuchet MS and Verdana or Calibri. You should vary the font size to […]

Email Addresses

Posted Posted in CV Writing, Writing a CV

If you have had your email address for a number of years then the odds are that you chose it when in your mid-teens. What seemed witty and amusing then can look downright ridiculous now. We see email addresses like “crazychick1972@hotmail.com”, “daftasabrush1981@yahoo.com”. You get the idea. If you have an email address like this on […]