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Here you will find tips on CV templates, advice on how to write a CV, how to wrtie a cover letter and CV examples.

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CV
21
May

The perfect CV: reading between the lines

You think you’ve found your next candidate, and they look good on paper, but how do you test this before you hire them? Many roles need specific skills, so how do you check that your next digital marketing officer can use Google Analytics? Or that you’ve secured an accounts clerk with a meticulous eye for...
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CV
05
Mar

No clichés here! These are the top five words to include on your CV this year

Ah, the CV. Talked about as you reach school leaving age, the magnitude of it doesn’t really impact you until you are facing your first day of job hunting, aiming to secure the job that will challenge, motivate and enrich you. The CV is undoubtedly the hardest part of any job hunt. Get it right,...
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CV Writing
01
Feb

CV tips for telling your career story right

By Amanda Augustine, Career Advice Expert, TopCV Employers want to be able to quickly – and easily – skim your CV and understand your career narrative. Be sure that when they take a quick glance, readers will know the type of position you’re pursuing and why you are qualified to undertake such a position. Curate...
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CV Writing
28
Dec

CV tips to help you stand out from the crowd in 2019

Along with learning a language, running your first marathon or becoming a vegan, finding a new job might make it onto your list of new year’s resolutions for 2019. And whilst you may not get past January on a vegan diet, here Maggie Old, Head of HR for staffing firm Kelly, gives you a steer...
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time for a new job, applying for a job featured
06
Dec

Top tips when applying for a finance job

Part one: how to structure your CV Two talent team representatives from a top investment firm recently visited our under-graduate students to discuss CV tips and graduate recruitment opportunities in finance. Tips on preparing successful CVs that will help land those first job interviews; and how to navigate interviews and assessment centres sparked great interest...
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CV Writing
12
Oct

Updating your CV with digital skills

Almost every job nowadays involves some level of digital competency, so acquiring even a basic level of these skills is absolutely essential. Age is no barrier to learning new digital skills, so if you think they’re only for the young, think again. With women having to work until they’re 67 you’re pretty much guaranteed to...
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Cover letter
02
Aug

CV Advice

Article provided by Dessy Ohanians, Managing Director of Certificate and Corporate Programmes at London School of Business and Finance. After more than 15 years reading other people’s CVs and interviewing candidates for jobs at my company, it was my turn to write my first CV and prepare for an interview that would give my professional...
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CV
24
Apr

Tips for nailing your CV

Personal Profile You should include a personal profile on your CV. This should comprise of short and snappy lines about you that will attract interest from the outset of reading. Keep it brief Make sure to keep your CV brief, 2 sides of A4 maximum will suffice. Stripping your CV down to just the essentials...
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