CV Writing Blog
At PurpleCV, we know how to write a CV that will maximise your chances of getting the job you want. We’ve had plenty of practice and have plenty of success stories to shout about. We’d love to share some of our knowhow with you - have a read through our various blog articles:
Wondering how to write a speculative cover letter?
If you’re tired of trawling through job sites and not seeing the job you want, a speculative application could be the answer.
Speculative applications are a way of connecting with employers when they’re not advertising vacancies, and can have great results. They’re also an effective way of getting internships or work placements.
Lots of positions are filled without ever being advertised. A speculative cover letter could be your way in - but it can be difficult to get the tone right.
Here’s how to write a speculative cover letter that strikes the right balance and helps you get your foot in the door…
The new year is a great time to look for a new job. If you’re one of the many January job seekers looking to take the next step in their career, chances are you’ll be thinking about how to be confident in a job interview.
Seen your dream job advertised but don’t have any relevant experience? Fear not - we’ve put together a guide to show you how to write a good CV highlighting the skills and qualities you do have.
Writing a CV for temporary jobs is just as important as it is for permanent roles. A targeted, tailored CV that shows off your most relevant skills will help you stand out from the competition and secure the roles you want.
Employers may be looking for different qualities and skills in temp candidates - so whilst the usual presentation rules apply, some parts of your CV will need adjusting.
Here are a few things to consider when writing a CV for temporary jobs...
Job boards are great places to search and apply for jobs online - these sites host thousands of roles on behalf of employers and recruitment agencies, from all industries and sectors.
The majority of job boards allow you to search jobs without signing up, but once you register and upload your CV, you can apply for a role with one swift click – or tap if you’re on mobile!
If you're wondering how to optimise your CV for job boards to make sure you get those most out of using a job board, here are a few of our top tips...
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