Another satisfied customer

It’s always nice to get some good feedback! “I am 100% happy with the CV, so thanks you for your efforts on this. Cvwrite will come highly recommended.” MH, Suffolk We really ought to post this sort of thing more often.

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Colour in your CV

We have always advocated not using colour in a CV as you run the risk of people having run out of ink or having a poor quality printer. But we’ve had a change of heart on this one! As printers have improved in quality, some colour can actually really improve a CV. It seems as well that people are far more diligent these days about […]

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Capitalisation

May sound a bit odd this, but you should avoid using capital letters in your CV. Why? Well there are 2 reasons. Firstly it is a bit SHOUTY to use capital letters in any kind of electronic communication, and your CV will be seen (certainly in the 1st instance) on a screen. Secondly, the default setting on Word is to ignore capitalised words when you […]

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Use of the “Third Person”

This is when you talk about yourself in the “Third Person”, i.e. writing something in your profile like: “Nick is a strong manager, admired by all his colleagues” Trust me, it makes you sound unhinged. Much better would be: “A strong manager, able to lead teams in achieving goals”

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Contact Details

We see many CVs that lack comprehensive contact details. You need to make sure that your CV has the following: 1. Home number. 2. Mobile number. 3. Personal (as opposed to work) email address. Recruiters need to get in touch with you in a variety of different ways and you need to make it as easy as possible for them. It’s also worth checking that […]

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