This has got to be the most frustrating mistake people make on their CV.
So, it’s been a weird old day today. I received an email confirming my appointment for Gastric Band Surgery. Yikes! I guess I could do with losing a few pounds, but surgery? Thankfully, I hadn’t “slept-booked” and this was sent in error to me. Phew! The real recipient was someone who has a similar email […]
In my last blog post, I wrote about removing certain words from your CV to make it more effective and therefore significantly increase your chances of securing an interview. Now I am going to write about letters. No, I haven’t lost the plot or become off-the-scale picky; I am referring to the No 1 reason […]
Your CV should start with a personal statement or profile, which is supposed to be a summary of your career to date and why you are the right candidate for the role. In short – it’s your chance to shine, to sell yourself and entice the employer or recruiter to read the rest of your […]
I have to admit, I am not a fan of hobbies being included on a CV. When I have recruited staff in the past, I haven’t really given two hoots what the candidate’s personal life entails; rather that they can do the job they are interviewing for. Don’t get me wrong; it’s lovely to know […]