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How to get started with Keywords

Keywords: what are they and how do you find them? In short, a keyword is a word or term related to the type of role you are looking for.  Keywords are used by employers, candidates, and recruitment websites. It’s worth doing a little bit of research into the common keywords used in the roles you…

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Writing a CV – preparation and planning

Hi and thank you so much for joining the blog series on writing a CV. In case you’ve come in part way through head back and check the first post ‘The What, Why & Purpose of CV Writing’ Let’s very quickly re-cap what we covered in the last post: What is a CV?  A CV is a…

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What is a CV? Why do you need one?

So, you’re building that successful career and you’re ready to up-level, but those interviews are just not coming. Whether you’re sending in your CV speculatively, networking, or applying for advertised roles all you hear is tumbleweed – tumbleweed as far as the eye can see… You’re missing out on opportunities you know you can do,…

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Three Key elements to a Winning CV

As a recruiter, I’ve seen thousands of CVs ranging from expertly written to those full of inaccuracies. Each time I review a CV I’m trying to get a mental picture of the candidate, their experience, and their potential fit for the role I am recruiting for.  Ultimately, I am going to decide on whether that…