Monthly Archives: October 2009

Create your own "Personal Brand" to Stand out?

Should you try to build and communicate a personal brand in your CV and Cover Letter As if job searching was not hard enough for graduates; now we have advice emerging from Serif – according to the news article “the … Continue reading

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Is it time to dust off your CV for the job market revival?

The Return to Growth We hear talk that the UK economy is recovering.   We continue to see the FTSE shoot past 5000 (see chart 1 below), as traders pile into the bull market in search of the easy profits … Continue reading

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Employment Gaps – Do they Still Matter on your CV?

Everyone in recruitment would always tell you: “make sure you explain any gaps”; “don’t leave any unexplained gaps on your CV”; or “employers don’t like people with gaps in their work experience”. Some of this advice is still true – … Continue reading

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Recruitment Consultants and Your CV – The First 20 Seconds

What do recruiters look for in a CV? A simple question, but one we sometimes fail to grasp.  We all hear that you have 20 seconds to impress a recruiter, but what does that mean.  Surely, you think, recruiters cant … Continue reading

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Executive CV Services – What's the Deal

Executive CV Services Many wonder what is the difference between Executive CV Services and regular CV services.  Is it that the effort put in is greater and the standards higher, or is it just a rip off because Executives are … Continue reading

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