Naming Your CV

When you write a CV you should always call the file by your name. Don’t use “newcv.doc”, “mycv.doc” or similar, because so many people use that format that you’re just making the recruiter’s job harder to find your saved details. I also see a lot of CVs that have file names related to the date it was written or updated, which is also a mistake as it can confuse the…

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Privacy Policy

We take your privacy extremely seriously, and detailed below is our privacy policy. This is written in a concise form that is intended to be easy to read and understand, without the use of jargon. When you submit your CV to CV Write it will not be shared with any individual or organisation for any purpose whatsoever. Your original CV will be held for a period of 12 months unless…

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Top 5 CV Mistakes – updated

I see a lot of CVs (several dozen a week) and very few score more than about 60/100 in our free reviews and there is a common thread to the mistakes – 1/ It doesn’t say it’s a CV! Blindingly obvious but so many people forget to put CV or Curriculum Vitae at the top of their CV. This may seem trivial but it’s supposed to be a professional document…

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Should I put LinkedIn on my CV?

More and more people are registering with LinkedIn and that’s because it is a great networking tool, but should you put it on your CV? No, is the simple answer. This goes back to the most basic (and often forgotten) piece of advice on CVs, which is that you must always remember that a CV is to get you an interview. The 3 reasons not to put LinkedIn on your…

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