What are my transferable skills?

One of the biggest challenges when it comes to a career change is giving your CV the punch it needs to make an impact in a new industry. You may think that little of what you have done before will count, but you’d be wrong. We all pick up and develop a wide range of …
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How to Optimise your CV for Greater Visibility Online

1. Up to date, correct contact details. Make sure you include up to date, working contact details. Look to include your email address, contact number and area of residence as a bare minimum. Additional contact numbers, portfolios (where applicable), Skype, additional email addresses are always a bonus! 2. Chronological Order This may seem obvious, but …
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20 Reasons why your CV WILL be rejected

First impressions count, especially with a CV. When your CV is in front of a recruiter, it will typically get between 10 and 30 seconds (see our article CV: a 30 second interview) of their time to impress the socks off them, so don’t let your CV become a rejected CV. To be in with …
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5 Ways to Tailor your CV for Every Job Application

When you’re dedicated to finding a new role and applying for lots of jobs, it can be tempting to take the “scatter gun” approach by firing the exact same CV off to lots of different vacancies. Even though many of the roles you are applying for will be similar, no two jobs are exactly the …
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Choosing a professional CV Writer

So, you’ve decided to have your CV ‘professionally written’ It’s a big decission, having your CV written professionally can cost you anything between £20 and £1,000+ depending on your experience and level and of course the CV Company involved. It’s sometimes said that you get what you pay for, and in some cases this is …
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