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I’ve reviewed a CV today that I gave a pretty low score of only 44/100, and the only reason it scored this well was that it was under 2 pages and fulfilled some of the basic section requirements of a CV. The client rang me to talk through the review and I was genuinely shocked when she told me that she had paid £150 for […]

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Claire Squires died during the…

Claire Squires died during the London Marathon 2012. We donated. http://t.co/XLbLO2KT

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#newcv spelling mistakes. The …

#newcv spelling mistakes. The most common error this week? Martial instead of Marital. Marriage can be like a war – but don’t publicise it!

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Always use MS Word for your CV…

Always use MS Word for your CV. We’re seeing lots of CVs in MS Works format at the moment and most agencies & job boards can’t open them!

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National Insurance numbers on …

National Insurance numbers on CVs is a big ” no no”. We’re seeing it a lot at right now & it’s a sure fire way to get your identity stolen!

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Consider how old you are when …

Consider how old you are when writing your CV. If you’re over 25 does it matter that you won a book token at school?

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Number 1 complaint from recrui…

Number 1 complaint from recruiters about CVs? Missing, or only partial, contact details. Mobile & email are the minimum requirement.

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Spelling mistake of the day! “…

Spelling mistake of the day! “My currant roll as a sales manger…” this is a CV that is not going to impress a recruiter.

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