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.
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.
So, you've created your CV, updated your LinkedIn, sent your CV off to a bunch of recruiters and applied to some amazing dream jobs but you just don't seem to be getting any interviews, your inbox is empty and your phone isn't exactly ringing off the hook - what do you do next?
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.
When applying for new jobs there are a few simple things (9 in fact) that you absolutely must do in order to be prepare for your job search and give yourself the best chance of success.
The best way to show initiative in an interview is to ask a few bright questions, go on, impress your future bosses!
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…
So you've written your résumé, optimised it for the most relevant keywords and given it to your esteemed peers to review, now it's time to get yourself out there and start applying to new jobs, but what is the best format for your résumé? Find out here.
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.
Writing a CV can be a daunting process, especially if you haven't done one in a while! Whether you are making tweaks to your CV or starting from scratch the following CV Writing Tips will ensure you make an impact and stand-out amongst the crowds.