Objective Statements are Awful! Writing a personal statement at the top of your CV is probably one of the toughest parts of compiling your job application. If done correctly, recruiters will engage with the content and actually read it! Stuffing your personal statement full of naff claims, such as team player, reliable, pays attention […]
Gone are the days when you stayed in a job from the moment you left school until retirement. If you believe ‘expert’ online journalists, there are plenty of articles on the web stating that the average person will have 6-7 jobs in a lifetime. In my 20+ years’ experience reading CVs and recruiting, this […]
This has got to be the most frustrating mistake people make on their CV.
Should you add a photo to your CV? NO!!!! End of article…only kidding. Seriously, though, should you add a photo to your CV? I am seeing an upsurge in photos on CVs, and (pulling an exasperated face) an increasing number of employers asking for one, which is very naughty indeed. The answer is still no, but […]
How to NOT get a job is one way of looking at how to save yourself time, energy and inevitable frustration when it comes to job searching. Time and time again, I hear from candidates who have sent multiple job applications to companies advertising roles that they “know” they can do. That’s great if you […]