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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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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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CV
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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02
Aug

Ten things to avoid doing on your first day

You nailed your CV, charmed throughout the interview process and presented the greatest confidence in your previous experience. However, the panic is not over yet as there is one more hurdle to conquer; your first day. As office politics, a spell of imposture syndrome and questions you can’t answer loom, it is easy anxieties to...
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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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23
Apr

Video CVs risk widening the diversity gap

Video CVs could risk widening the diversity gap, according to an industry expert. At a time when reports suggest that technology, including the likes of video CVs, is taking over the recruitment industry, a leading professional recommendation platform is urging hirers and employers to be more flexible and avoid being overly wowed by tech at...
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