Your CV is like a trailer for the latest movie: a compilation of the best bits that if done properly, makes people want to see the rest.
We’re going to give you some basic pointers for building a CV that a hiring manager will actually want to read. All they really want to know is that you can do the job and that you are right for their company. Any more is waffle and any less isn’t useful.
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Job hunting can be hard work, and the more competition there is for the best role, the more important it is to stand out from other candidates. On average, recruiters take only about seven seconds to review your CV, and simple mistakes such as typing errors or lengthy paragraphs can keep you from getting the job – so you’ll want to make the right impression straightaway. From a finely tuned CV to a proactive follow-up after the interview, here are our top tips to get yourself noticed for all the right reasons.
In today’s digital age many companies use advanced technology to streamline work processes. This includes the use of applicant tracking software to automate parts of the hiring process, along with a shift to virtual job interviews, which help employers and recruiters connect with a wider talent pool. Virtual interviews are more common than ever – especially if you’re applying for a job in another region or country, or if your boss-to-be is based remotely. If it’s your first time having a virtual interview there can be a lot to think about, so here are 6 top tips to ensure you’re well prepared and confident on the day.