CV and Cover Letter Advice

  • When you find yourself staring at a blank screen or an old CV, it can be hard to know where to start. We’re here to help and this guide will keep you calm and collected whilst re-working your CV for your next role or new career.
  • Job applications are often the first introduction an employer gets to you. Whether it’s a job application or a CV, you should consider personalising them for each job you apply for. But where do you start?
  • This guide tells you pretty much everything you may need to know about working with a recruitment agency from how to start using one to landing your first interview through them. You may want to keep this one on-hand.
  • This month we have written five different articles for you to enjoy, from a guide to using job sites to dealing with imposter syndrome. Keep reading for a full October round-up!
  • Whether you are looking for a new role or just looking to progress in your current job, improving your performance and pushing yourself to reach goals, is a good way to get noticed. Keep reading to find out how you can stand out at work.
  • This month we have written seven different articles for you to enjoy, from your virtual job seeking guide, to life at Equinix. There's something for everyone this month, so keep reading for a full September round-up!
  • Job seekers have had to adapt to a new normal of job searching and interviewing completely online or virtually. Some of these job seeking elements are here to stay. This guide will help you understand what you can be doing to make your virtual job search a success!
  • Good communication skills come handy in pretty much every job you can think of. If you’re someone who is looking to improve this skill, we have some tips and advice in this article for you.
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  • Your CV often is the first thing that employers are going to see about you, and they are going to use it to judge whether you will be invited to an interview or not. Are you using the correct language?
  • Your CV is used by employers to get to know you, and a good way of doing that is including information about what you enjoy doing in your spare time. These activities can say a lot about a person, but are they still important to include on your CV now?
  • Have you thought about giving your CV a good old clean? Whether you are currently looking for a new role or not, it’s always good to have an updated CV at the ready for when you might begin your new job venture.
  • If you’ve decided that you want to make a career change, either to a new sector or a whole new industry, then you’ll need make some changes to your CV. We have plenty of tips and ideas on how to re-purpose your CV and start your new career.
  • Beginning a new job search can be exciting, but over time, you can slowly start to lose the spark that motivates you every day. It's important to stay motivated, so we have some tips on how to help you reach your goal!
  • Your personal statement should be one of the first things employers read on your CV. This may seem like a lot of pressure, but we have some tips on how you can get a great personal statement ready for your first CV.
  • Sometimes, applying for a job may be more than just submitting your CV and/or cover letter. Application forms can seem long and daunting if you’ve never completed one before, but all it takes is a little bit of patience. We have some tips on how you can make sure your application form is good to go!
  • If you’re in the market for a job that includes working remotely, you’ve definitely picked the right time. Remote working has been rising over recent years and both employers and employees are seeing the benefits of working from home. We have some tips on how to tailor your CV for a remote job!
  • It's normal to want an amazing CV to give to employers but getting it perfect is an unrealistic expectation of yourself. Striving for perfection might be the thing that’s standing in your way, click below to read about why perfection isn’t always achievable.
  • When writing your CV, you may be torn between what aspects of your education are relevant to your job search and which are not. Keep reading to find out what education you should be including on your CV at the different stages of your career.
  • If you’re a job seeker, you have probably been told how important transferable skills are to have. But what are transferable skills and how should you present them on your CV? Keep reading for more information and our tips on how to include them on your CV!