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Finding a job can be a tiresome task and one that also consumes a lot of our time. While it might seem easier or more strategic to send the same CV to all recruiters and companies, it is actually where you are probably going wrong. Tailor your CV to the job, send off one or two job applications and you might find that you have more luck.
Receiving, accepting and rejecting job offers is a different process for every individual and should be thought through carefully. It’s fine to take time to decide on a job offer, but how much time is appropriate and can you extend a job offer deadline?
Should you need to write a cover letter for a job, it’s imperative that you know how to start a cover letter and set off on the right foot. This blog guides jobseekers and advises them on how to start a cover letter, as well as other cover letter writing tips and advice.
Presenting yourself correctly on a CV is a key element of getting through to the next stage of the job application process. Should applicants include a professional profile photo on their CV or is it better to leave it for LinkedIn? Read more about whether or not to include a photo in your CV.
If you’re wondering why your CV might not be as effective as you thought or your job applications aren’t as successful, the chances are you could be making common CV mistakes which can be easily solved. Find out which CV mistakes should be avoided in order to create a successful and error-free CV.
The beginning of your CV is crucial when it comes to making a good impression on recruiters. Recruiters don’t spend long scanning CVs, so it’s essential to capture their attention with a good start to your CV. Read about how to start an effective CV here.
Teamwork skills are some of the most important and influential skills you can list on a CV which demonstrate your capability of the job role. Make sure you are listing the necessary skills on your CV in order to impress recruiters.
A question often asked by jobseekers looking to create the perfect CV is how long should a CV be? Is a one-page CV effective enough or does it make you look unqualified? Read about why writing a one-page CV can be the answer to creating an effective and capturing CV.