Tailoring your CV

We were asked today (and it’s a common question) if CVs should be tailored for specific applications – of course they should!!! Do you have only 1 skill? Of course you don’t. Like most people you will have at least 3 marketable skills that will appeal to a prospective employer and you need to highlight the one they are actually looking for. It’s a bit […]

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Why You Should Use Emoticons I…

Why You Should Use Emoticons In Your Emails (via @Lifehacker) http://t.co/xntimjp

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#CV spelling error of the day,…

#CV spelling error of the day, “coarse” instead of “course”. Spell checkers won’t pick this up – get someone else to proof read your CV.

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#CV spelling mistake of the da…

#CV spelling mistake of the day? Frill instead of thrill…

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When you save your CV don’t na…

When you save your CV don’t name it mycv.doc or newcv.doc, use your name as the file name – this makes it so much easier for the recruiter!

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Spelling Mistakes

We’re suddenly seeing a rash of spelling errors in CVs, perhaps because people are updating their CV and rushing through it when they really need to take their time and get someone else to proof read it. This morning we have seen “mouths” instead of “months” and “collage” instead of “college”. Neither of these will be picked up by spell checkers, but anyone from a […]

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