Category Archives: CV Writing

Should I apply direct to an employer or use recruitment agencies?

  The answer can be both. Going to direct to employers can be beneficial when your experience is not directly relevant, such as when making a career change.  Recruitment agencies are required to send their clients candidates who closely match … Continue reading

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Professional CV writing is about knowing your audience

When writing a CV, most people will ask themselves: what have I done during my career? What will make my CV stand out? What CV template should I use?  But the professional CV writer asks a set of very different … Continue reading

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Action words to help with your CV

We see lots of CVs duplicating the same verbs in their CV.  Not only does this show lack of creativity and diction, but also makes your CV phenomenally dull.  So to help with your CV, here are some action words … Continue reading

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How do professional CV writers deal with redundancy?

Redundancy on a CV is nothing to be worried and you should not be alarmed if this has happened. Since 2007, almost 2.7 million people have been made redundant as a result of the recession, equivalent to 10% of employees … Continue reading

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Online CV Writer – Should you take the plunge?

Deciding to use an online CV writer makes some people feel guilty.  Everyone tells you to write your own CV, but what do you do when you find it tough or aren’t getting results from your own efforts. You can … 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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