Top 5 Spelling Mistakes on a CV

The first 4 of these spelling mistakes are hard to spot as they are correctly spelled – they’re just not the word you meant. The last (and most common) is a genuine mistake but because it is almost invariably in upper case, the spell checker in Word simply ignores it. 1. Manger. You mean MANAGER really don’t you? 2. Martial. I know marriage can be […]

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Your “profile” on your CV shou…

Your “profile” on your CV should be a précis of your experience – not a description of your personality, and don’t say you’re bubbly!

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Why isn’t my CV Working?

Perhaps the most common question we are asked – not surprisingly! There is a simple test you can do to your CV: 1. Fold it in half so you can only see the top half of the first page. 2. Compare the information you can see with the qualities looked for in the job advert. 3. If you can match between 3 and 5 skills […]

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Email Address on a CV

This is so blindingly obvious. Recruiters now communicate in so many way but email is probably second only to the mobile phone. Make sure your email address is on your CV and preferably hyper-linked.

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Photographs on a CV

We’re starting to see this cropping up again. Just don’t do it! Unless you’re an Actor/Actress/Model where the way you look is an essential part of the job. It boils down to the fact that you are giving someone the opportunity to reject you on their view of how you look. Not very sensible is it?

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Professional CV Writing

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 a really professional CV. We are experts at writing new […]

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