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How To Write A Student CV

Student Advice, CV Advice, Job Search AdviceSuzie Finch

Employers often receive hundreds if not thousands of applications to their graduate vacancies (making the life of a Graduate Recruiter a particularly stressful one)!  Competition for good professional jobs is tight!

This article is for successful graduates / students looking to create an awesome CV and uncover some amazing job search tips that will help beat other graduate job seekers to the best vacancies.

How to Create the Perfect Freelance CV

CV AdviceSuzie Finch

Writing a CV for freelance positions is a little different to that of permanent ones. Freelance CV's often have to accommodate lots of different projects and achievements therefore you need to ensure you structure things correctly, avoid gaps and display your information that shows you are an expert in your field.

5 Tips for Writing a CV in 2019

CV AdviceSuzie Finch

A professional CV is an essential tool in your job seeking armoury. If you have faced rejection after rejection when applying for jobs it may be because you lack a good quality CV. With your CV you are presenting an employer with their first impression of you, so make sure you make it a good one with these 5 tips for writing a CV in 2019.

What David Ogilvy Can Teach Us About CV Writing...

Suzie Finch

Considered as one of the best advertising copywriters that ever lived, David Ogilvy was famed throughout the 20th century for his clear and concise copy. In 1982 Ogilvy sent the following internal memo to all employees of his advertising agency, Ogilvy & Mather, simply titled “How to Write”. Before you write your CV you are going to need to read this…

What to include in a CV

CV AdviceSuzie Finch

Your Curriculum Vitae is perhaps the single most important document you'll produce in your lifetime, done correctly it will open the doors to amazing careers, opportunities and people.  Don't underestimate it!

This initial 1 or 2-page summary allows you to express your skills, education, experience and personality when selling yourself to employers. We've listed all the key information you need to include in your CV.