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12 CV Mistakes To Avoid At All Cost

Most candidates can write an average CV. Drafting an interview-winning one, however, is a different story. From adopting a best-practice structure, to creating relevant...

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Andy Agouridis

Aug 31, 2021

60 Best Action Verbs to Make Your CV Stand Out

Recruiters see a lot of CVs. Even after automated CV scanning tools sift out the least relevant applications, interviewers may be left with tens...

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Glassdoor Team

Dec 21, 2020

What hobbies and interests should you list on your CV?

Hobbies and interests can be a big part of your life, and they could also help you get hired for a new job.  In...

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Glassdoor Team

Oct 16, 2020

10 Most Important Skills that Every CV Needs to Show

Your CV is a crucial tool to help you find a job, but it's also important to give employers the best information you can...

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Sam Marsden

Jul 13, 2020

Lying on Your CV? Here’s How You’ll Get Caught

Honesty isn’t the best policy, at least according to some job seekers. People often stretch the truth on their CV and cover letters in...

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Glassdoor Team

Jun 25, 2020

Cliché Words To Leave Off Your CV

No one can say writing a CV is easy. Condensing a lifetime’s worth of skills, experience and qualifications into two pages and trying to...

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Glassdoor Team

Jun 11, 2020

How Volunteering Can Help To Boost Your Career

Since the call went out for people to join the NHS Volunteer Responders Scheme, over 750,000 people have signed up.  In addition to this,...

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Glassdoor Team

Apr 20, 2020

3 Multimedia Alternatives to a Traditional CV

Traditionally, a CV is a text-only document which details your educational achievements, skills and work experience. It is the tried and trusted method of...

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Glassdoor Team

Oct 2, 2019

13 Must-Have Words to Include In Your CV

Steer clear of overused clichés. Misspelt words are immediate grounds for denial. Words like “rockstar” and “synergy” are so 2017. We’ve all read about what...

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Glassdoor Team

Jun 11, 2019

Your CV Has 7 Seconds to Get a Recruiter’s Attention — Here’s How to Make It Count

There’s no doubt that your CV is the most important document in your entire job search. With just one glance at it, recruiters decide...

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Emily Moore

Mar 15, 2019

5 Transferable Skills Career Changers Should Emphasise

If you’re thinking about moving to a new career or industry, you’re not alone. According to a recent study by London Business School, 47...

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Glassdoor Team

Feb 15, 2019

4 Great Personal Statement Examples for Your CV — & Why They Work

Personal statements — the paragraphs at the top of CVs that summarise past experience and accomplishments — may be short, but they are undoubtedly...

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Glassdoor Team

Jan 30, 2019

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