Capitalisation

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 setting on Word is to ignore capitalised words when you run spell checker. Many people…

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Spelling Mistakes on your CV

It is not enough to just use a spell checker on your CV. We have covered this topic before but it bears repeating! It is not just mis-spelling you need to look for, but also incorrect words. Common ones we are seeing at the moment include: “Roll” when you mean “Role“ “Fir” when you mean “For“ “Manger” when you mean “Manager“ “Jib” when you mean “Job“ You really need to…

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