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  • Exploring common myths about job-seeking

    • 17 Jan 2020
    • Charlotte Rogers

    If you’re job hunting right now and you think there is something getting in the way of your success, then keep reading. There are a few myths about job hunting that need to be straightened out. Hopefully then, you’ll feel more confident about your job search.

  • Is your CV underselling you?

    • 20 Dec 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Are you being modest and continuously underselling your abilities on your CV? It’s time to stop and start showing off what you can do. Here are some tips on how to sell yourself properly on your CV and start getting results.

  • How to write an entry level CV

    • 25 Nov 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    If it’s finally time to start writing your first CV, you may be left wondering what to include. It’s important to take your time and really think about what you want out of the jobs you are applying for. We have some tips and advice on how to start writing an entry level CV, so you can begin getting stuck in with interviews.

  • Out of work activities employers actually want to see on your CV

    • 4 Nov 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    You can always take the time to try and improve the look of your CV and one way to do this is adding your out of work activities. Extra activities can demonstrate important skills that can be transferable to work. Keep reading to find out which of your interests you should be adding to your CV.

  • How to shorten a long engineering CV

    • 28 Oct 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    The length of a good CV is constantly under debate. Over the years you build up a lot of experience and may think it is all of similar importance. Trimming down a long CV is a skill that all professionals should try and master. Keep reading for our tips on how to keep your CV concise and effective.

  • How to manage your references

    • 23 Aug 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    When applying for jobs, it’s important to have a list of strong references ready, in addition to your updated CV and cover letter. Keep reading for our tips on how to manage your references appropriately.

  • How do you get your CV noticed and passed through the filters?

    • 1 Jul 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Applying for a job online has become the norm for many job-seekers, it is said to be quicker and more efficient. However, there can be things that may prevent your CV from making it through some online filters. Read our tips below to try and prevent this happening to you and get your CV read!

  • How to talk about career gaps in your CV

    • 7 Jun 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Career gaps are becoming more common for more reasons than one. Whatever your situation, it is important to be able to talk about career breaks in interviews and on your CV. Here are a few tips to help you along the way.

  • How to write a proper introduction to your CV

    • 5 Dec 2018
    • Peter Panayotou

    They say you never get a second chance to make a first impression.

  • 5 important things employers notice about your CV

    • 31 Oct 2017
    • Cameron Collins

    Recruiters have to read dozens of CV's at a time. It's a tedious job, so it's only natural that most of them skim CV's for important details. But what do they look for?

  • How to apply for multiple jobs at once

    • 9 Oct 2017
    • Cameron Collins

    While the benefits of an increased outreach are undeniable, the spray and pray method just never seems to yield the desired results; so is it even worth it?

  • How to write the best engineering CV there is

    • 20 Apr 2017
    • Georgina Bloomfield

    Engineers have a mixture of professional, essential and transferable skills. Putting these skills across in a CV can be difficult.

  • Why CPD is so important in any career

    • 10 Nov 2016
    • Georgina Bloomfield

    Read on to find out how CPD is actually more important than you think, and why you need to invest more of your own time into it.

  • You can completely change your career - and your age won't matter

    • 19 Aug 2016
    • Georgina Bloomfield

    Here are a few pointers on how you can completely change your job role or career and your age won’t be taken into account.

  • The biggest CV mistakes you'll ever make

    • 30 Jul 2016
    • Georgina Bloomfield

    We all make mistakes on our CV - but some are more obvious than others.