How to use LinkedIn

I often get asked by clients how to use LinkedIn when searching for a job. Here are 6 key points to address: 1. Use the LinkedIn Jobs for your job search. 2. Search and connect with recruiters in your field. 3. Engage with content so that you’re visible to recruiters. 4. Follow people who provide good advice on job searching. 5. Follow career coaches and CV writers – they often…

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Latest Testimonial

Latest Testimonial This client had a CV that was far too long and missed many of the basic elements required in a CV. The 2 essential items missing were the Profile and Key Skills, which I drafted and we worked together on to create a very strong opening section to his CV. The career section was quite good and the only significant changes needed were formatting issues. The other key…

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Need a New CV Quickly

CV Review

If you’ve just been made redundant or lost your job, then you may need a new CV quickly. We can review your CV in under 2 hours and usually produce a first draft of a new CV in 2-3 days, but if you’re really under pressure to get a new CV quickly, please let me know and I’ll express the process. The main reason it takes me 2-3 days to…

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School Leaver’s CV

How do you write a CV for a school leaver? These can be a tough CV to approach as the backbone of most CVs is a person’s employment, and school leavers don’t tend to a lot of that! When referring to school leaver I’m referring to anyone that has left full-time education, whether that be after GCSEs, 6th Form, College or University. There are 3 keys areas that need to…

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Job Interview Follow Up

Should you follow up on job interviews? So, you applied for a job a week ago and a recruiter contacted you to set up a skype interview with the employer. The interview went well but should you send a follow up/thank you note? Absolutely – job interview follow up in essential these days. Call the original recruiter to give them feedback on the interview. In that conversation you can then…

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Volunteering in a CV

Should you include volunteering in a CV? The simple answer is yes. Putting volunteering in a CV shows another side to you as a job candidate. If you’re recently out of education it shows that you’ve made an effort to get some real world experience – not something that can be said for everyone! Alternatively, you may have some years of work experience and volunteering experience can show a lot…

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