Adding humour to your CV

Adding humour to your CV

Writing a CV is a difficult task, but knowing what the employer wants to see is probably the hardest part. You could write a perfect error free CV but still fail to get an interview, and one of the reasons why could be that your application lacks personality. It’s easy to get so focused upon listing all the achievements, skills and qualifications that we forget the importance of personality and creativity. The employer sometimes wants to see some individuality, and a unique approach to CV writing to stand out from the crowd. Here’s how you can do that: Don't be afraid to be lighthearted on your CV  When the hiring manager has to read hundreds of CVs all day, one of the best ways to lighten their mood and become…
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5 reasons why your CV will be rejected

5 reasons why your CV will be rejected

Some jobseekers are fantastic at answering interview questions, but struggle to even get to one because of a lacklustre CV. Their failed attempts at explaining why they are worthy of employment means they keep on receiving rejection email after rejection email. If this sounds familiar to you, or you just want to ensure you get through to the interview stage; then read on for some great advice. We have 5 reasons why your CV will be rejected and how to avoid them. 1. Employment gaps An employment gap of a few months or even years will raise suspicion. The employer will jump to conclusions if you don’t attempt to explain your gap, which will likely result in rejection. Also, check back over your timeline to ensure there are no discrepancies…
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