In today’s difficult employment market, writing a great CV is crucial to landing your desired job. Whether you are a new graduate or an experienced professional, knowing where to start can be a daunting task. Below is a practical guide to producing a great CV.
Same old story, the time has come where your current position is no longer as appealing as it originally was, or on the opposite hand you have been unemployed for some time so it’s onto the internet for CV writing tips. In the current economic climate it is now more important than ever to make your CV stand out and to sell your skills and
A recent survey found that the majority of CV’s submitted by eager job seekers are “average” with only 11pc rated “very good” according to the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA).The survey, designed to identify common pitfalls in the application process, also found that more than 80pc of the accountants surveyed have
Lets look at the basics to start: What is a CV?A CV is your first introduction to a prospective employer or recruiter. Your CV should provide an overview of your skills/experience and other qualifications. What should your CV contain?When preparing your CV, you may want to consider the following headings which would preferably be in this
If you are in the UK, you may have read about the would-be administrator who falsified her qualifications when applying for a role with the NHS. Subsequently she was jailed for six months. Have you ever been tempted to add flourishes to your experience?You are perfect for the job, you know you can do it, but just adding the extra
When I talk with job seekers I often get asked how to prepare a CV so I've listed a few pointers below that will hopefully help you when you're writing your CV.It's ok to expand your CV to 3 pages provided that it is still concise & to the point. In many cases, for senior candidates, this can be to your advantage as it enables you to
Your CV is your personal sales document. It is essential that you work on your CV and make it the best you can as it is your only tool to get you to an interview. It's a bit daunting to get started but it is really important to take the time to make it right and sell yourself as best you can. Your CV should be clear, concise, complete and up-