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How to create a striking CV with limited work experience

We've all been there, trying to bulk up a CV to show more interesting detail to fill in the remaining half a page of space (almost feels like writing this post!). Before you go on about being great at MS word, email and breathing in and out, here's a little inspiration to get more valuable information on that precious pair of pages on your CV. Write about the real you Before resorting to bul...
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6 cliché terms to leave off your job application

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There's a fine line between a selectively chosen word or phrase in your job application and just another awkward cliche. Here are 6 terms to steer clear of when applying for your next position. I'm a team player This little gem is as common placed on CV's as the candidates name and address. This isn't to argue that it's wrong to present yourself as a team player. The majority of jobs will re...
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3 tweaks to your CV to get your employers attention

With applying for a job made possible in a simple click and increased competition from overseas candidates in our modern globalised world recruiters have never had so many applications to look through. With so many of these applications being made recruiters are spending less time than ever looking at the, a recent study careers firm The Ladders found the average time just 6 seconds. So how do...
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5 things to cut from your resume to improve your application success rate

Resumes are a leveller among us all. No matter what job in what country, the chances are that you should have a well written summary of yourself to have on hand for recruiters and employers in order to land yourself the job you want. According to research by The Ladders recruiters may spend as little as 6 seconds looking over your resume thus there is no margin for poor execution. At only 2 pages ...
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