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 […]

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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 […]

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Ever been told you’re over-qualified for a job?

This is something that we regularly come across with job applicants being told, or believing, that they are overqualified to be considered for a particular job role. It’s a simple fact of life that some employers will overlook your CV when sifting through applicants if they feel you are overqualified and, as the candidate, you have to put yourself in their shoes and ask yourself […]

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Tell the reader what it is!

A maddening, and to be honest baffling, mistake I’m seeing at the moment is not putting “CV” at the top of your CV. You have to tell the reader what they’re reading . It doesn’t really matter if you put Curriculum Vitae (get the spelling right though!) or the abbreviated “CV” but you must put something there to signpost what the document is that they’re […]

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Free Template Download

Looking for a free template? If you are after a free template you can download one by clicking here General Standard CV. This will make sure that you cover all of the basics in creating a new CV, but remember that it’s not just about the presentation but also how the CV is written and how you are portrayed. You can create your new CV and […]

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Beating the recruitment machines

Very interesting article from the BBC about online CVs and how to optimise your CV: Many of the biggest companies in the world are using software to recruit their workforce, so how can you beat the odds in the most competitive job market in history? If you take the time to fill in a job application, you might think someone would at least have the […]

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Free CV Writing

Will anyone write you a free CV? We seem to be getting a lot of “hits” from people searching for a completely free CV writing service. I can assure you that there is no-one out there who offers free CV writing! There are plenty of websites that initially say that you can make a CV free of charge but this is a honey-pot. They draw […]

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Using Headers in a CV

Lots of people use headers in their CV for putting in their contact details and on the face of it, it’s a good idea since it gives you a little more space on the page for content. However, you could be making a massive mistake with your CV if you do this. The problem arises with the scanning software used by the job boards and […]

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