Why Your Old CV Won’t Work Today

Why Your Old CV Won’t Work Today

Have you done the same? I had an email recently from someone asking me if I had any vacancies, attaching her CV. Although I couldn’t offer her a job, I pointed out that her CV needed a lot of work, so I offered her a free CV review. Her reply was “no thanks, I’ll use...
Why Your CV Consultation is So Important

Why Your CV Consultation is So Important

GUEST WRITER:  Martin Ellis is a headhunter. We have worked together and think the same way. Sue and Martin collaborated to write the following article.  He is a valued guest – no cash has changed hands! : These days your CV has to be spot on. If it’s just...
How Volunteering Can Lead to Paid Work

How Volunteering Can Lead to Paid Work

Volunteering Opportunities Many organisations and charities welcome volunteers of all ages, both in the UK and abroad and you will probably be surprised at the number and wide variety of voluntary opportunities available whatever your skills. Why volunteer? Some...
How to Write Your CV Profile

How to Write Your CV Profile

Your CV  ‘Personal Profile’ should be the first section of your CV and needs to grab the attention of the reader to encourage him or her to read on. Does yours? Most people find it hard to find the right words and phrases to sell themselves. Get the right...
Applications forms

Applications forms

How to Write a Job Application So you’ve seen a job that really appeals. It’s time to apply! Six Top Tips   Make sure that your skills, experience and qualifications are a very close match to those required in the job description. If not, don’t...