Spelling Mistakes

Just had a CV in for review and it had the following as an opening Key Skill: EXELENT COMUNICATION SKILLS  Why didn’t they spot this!! It’s simple. Firstly they haven’t properly read their own CV and secondly it’s in UPPER CASE. Why does this matter? Because Word doesn’t look for spelling mistakes when words are in upper case and we’re all so reliant on spell checkers that […]

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Magazine Style CV

We’ve noticed a growing trend for CVs in what we refer to as a magazine format. Basically the CV is written like a page from a magazine with small snippets of information dotted around the page with different fonts and different colour backgrounds – much like you might see in Hello! or OK! magazine. These CVs look great but they are a major mistake. Magazine […]

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