3rd December 2011

Is a traditional CV not as impactful anymore?

Is a traditional CV not as impactful anymore?

Making an impression at an interview is a great step towards getting a job, but first you have to make an impression with your CV. So if your CV is dull, full of mistakes or doesn’t tell a story about you, then you’ll be overlooked and won’t even get as far as an interview anyway. With this in mind, some people say that traditional CVs aren’t impactful and need to be jazzed up or made more ...
3rd December 2011

Why tailoring the cover letter is CRITICAL

Why tailoring the cover letter is CRITICAL

So, you’ve got your CV prepared and you’ve seen a job you want to apply for. Do you just send your CV out and leave it at that?  Of course not.  If you really want a particular job and you have exactly what it takes to do it, then a short, meaningful cover letter is your way of saying so. In fact, it’s vital that you attach one. A good cover letter takes time and effort because ...