CV Writing

Covering Letters

Most job applicants struggle with writing a covering letter. Not surprising really when you ask yourself when was the last time you actually wrote a letter? Should you repeat what your CV says? Should it be hand written or typed? How should I sign off? You can buy our covering letter pack for just £9.99 …

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Do not under any circumstances put your photo on your CV – unless you are a model or an actor/actress. It is the proverbial kiss of death and has a high chance of stopping you getting an interview. Why? Because people may not like the way you look or are dressed in the picture and …

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It’s not enough to use a spell checker (though many forget to do that!) – some words are not an incorrect spelling but a mistake. What do we mean by that? Well the most common one is “Manger” instead of “Manager”. If you’re a Manager – check that’s what your CV says…

No Email Address

The most common problem we have been seeing recently is not putting your email address on your CV. This is a fatal error! Make sure it is on your CV and that it works as a Hyper-link.