Write Your Own CV? Can you write your own CV? Of course you can. In the same way as anyone can write a story; write a song; cook a meal…but how good will it be? So, why write your own CV? For one thing it will be cheaper, and secondly it may be quicker to … Read more
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 … Read more
The current job market is tougher than ever, and a well written and designed CV is the most important factor in getting an interview and on your way to getting a new job. There are many templates and free examples available that look good, but you need a combination of both style and substance for … Read more
Quite simple this one! Don’t. Unless you are in education or in academia where it is considered usual. The vast majority of employers will request references at the time a job offer is made. The only things you do when putting references on a CV is to take up space and to run the risk … Read more
We see many CVs that use some weird and wonderful fonts. This is fine if you are applying for jobs in the media or creative spheres, but for any other type of industry, the plainer the better. Arial is fine, as is Trebuchet MS and Verdana or Calibri. You should vary the font size to … Read more
If you have had your email address for a number of years then the odds are that you chose it when in your mid-teens. What seemed witty and amusing then can look downright ridiculous now. We see email addresses like “firstname.lastname@example.org”, “email@example.com”. You get the idea. If you have an email address like this on … Read more
Writing a CV is easy. Writing a good CV that gets interviews is not. What many people forget when they sit down to write a CV, is to put themselves in the readers shoes. The person reading your CV is looking for a reason to interview you and you need to make sure that your … Read more
All our CV writing starts with a free CV review. Simply click here and attach your CV. We will complete a 1 page written review of your CV along with our recommendations. Then it’s up to you if we progress to the next stage.