Common faults with CVs

Almost everyone I have spoken to with experience of recruitment has described with a sneer the really appalling CVs they have received. These people can generally do no better, believe me because I’ve seen their own efforts—but there is some truth to the rumours and it is the case that …read more Source: CV Masterclass

Top CV writing tips

Areas covered in this article: The mechanics of producing a decent CV The thought process behind a good CV I want to simplify the subject by keeping away from jargon and concentrating on what a CV is actually for. When I started writing CVs for a living we were just moving from the age …read […]

CV types and styles

Areas covered in this article: What MUST appear in your CV All the various design options I shall concentrate here on bringing common sense and my huge experience of writing over 4000 CVs to cut through all the myths surrounding what a CV should be. Over the last 10 years people have become confused …read […]

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Why I lost my watch at Dublin airport

I was early getting to Dublin airport. After the Bag Drop, we strolled over to the Departure Gate and scanned our Boarding Passes, declined the offers of clear plastic bags for liquids and toothpaste and joined one of the funnels for Airport Security. That’s the fancy name for the process …read more Source: Phillip KP […]

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And what do you do?

In this age of Networking, there are many versions of how a person should introduce themselves. Some Networking groups (Breakfast meetings, typically) start with a round robin, with everyone given between 60 and 120 seconds to make what they call their “Elevator Pitch.” This is fundamentally flawed thinking for two …read more Source: PKP Communicators […]