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Now things have changed and it’s a buyer’s market. It’s estimated that there are now around 70 applicants per job in many industries. That means to stand any chance of success, your CV has to work hard to stand out from the crowd. There is no magic CV that will get you noticed, as there are no hard and fast rules. The idea of a good CV is to provide the information a recruiter needs as ...
I’ve just returned from a skiing holiday in Austria, and thought that the experience held some interesting parallels with career change decision making which prompted this article. Most of my days were spent on the sun drenched snowy slopes with a general feeling of being able to get by on my skis. Oakley goggles, Solomon helmet, Animal ski jacket and salopettes, and lashings of thermal underwear, I was pretty much the embodiment of the saying “all ...
Can Money Buy You Love? I was recently posed this question, which brought to mind all sorts of obvious connotations, which I’ll try to avoid in my response. I pondered the ethical and potentially sordid implications of such a question for a nanosecond and then I got a grip of my rambling thought processes. Now, I could be wrong, and perhaps the questioner was simply asking if they should enlist the services of an escort agency, however ...
The question of how many pages a CV or resume should be? arises frequently, so I've had a google around at advice on length of CV on the web and found that opinions differ. In order to try to provide you with some sensible advice I thought I'd ask the very people who should know how long a CV should be, whose opinions really matter, and those who will be making a judgement ...
Working in recruitment I read applications from candidates looking for a new job all day long. I am often asked the question “is it a good time to change my job?” and “how likely is it that I could have a change of direction in my career?” The answer to both questions is far from straightforward and is dependent on many factors. In my work I notice the trends in availability of both ...