All about CV Writing

When it comes to writing a CV, we often get scared or think we’re unable to make a suitable personalised CV. What we forget is that EVERYONE has a CV, absolutely anyone in the professional working world has had to, at one time or another, write a curriculum, apply for jobs, go to interviews and negotiate terms of a new job with a potential employer.

So, why are we so scared of writing a CV?

Essentially it is very easy to create a CV but what counts is knowing how to make a good CV that’s worth sending as your job application!

Interpersonal skills

interpersonal skills

What are interpersonal skills and how can you give examples of interpersonal skills on your CV? Read all you need to know about this popular type of skill in professional environments and learn how to improve interpersonal skills.

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Sending a CV: PDF or Word?

sending a cv in pdf or word

One of the most commonly asked questions in the world of CV writing and sending is whether to send a CV in PDF or Word […]

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Transform your CV: professional CV colours

cv colours

What kinds of colours should you use for your CV and are there any colours that you should avoid when designing a CV? Read up on colours and meanings before learning about the best colours for a CV!

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Personal details you should/shouldn’t include on your CV

personal-details-you-should-include-on-your-cv

If you’re asking yourself what personal details should be on my CV or wondering about CV details format, you’ve come to the right place. Read about what to include in your personal information on a CV and how to list the necessary information.

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CV file name

cv file name

It might seem a no-brainer but naming your CV file is something that jobseekers often overlook when it comes to applying for a job. Your CV file name is the first thing that recruiters see before clicking to open your CV, so you should make sure it represents you well!

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Your CV for a PhD application

your cv for a phd application

Applying for a doctoral degree with an academic CV is required to highlight your knowledge, qualifications and abilities. Learn how to apply for a PhD with an academic CV and create the best PhD application for your doctoral degree,

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How to include your PhD in your CV

how to include your phd in your cv

There are a couple of ways to go about writing your PhD on your CV. Every circumstance varies between jobseeker and no CV will ever look the same. Find out the different ways of listing your doctoral degree on a CV and the advantages of having a PhD in the working world.

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How to tailor your CV to different jobs

how to tailor your cv to different jobs

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.

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Teamwork skills for your CV

teamwork skills for your cv

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.

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