CV and Cover Letter Advice

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