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:
Your CV is your ticket to your next job interview - but only if you get it right! To help you out, we’ve put together a guide that explains what to include in a CV.
When an employer asks to see your CV, what they want to see is a document that proves why you’re the perfect candidate for the job. They want to see what it is that will make you fit in better at their company than all the other applicants.
As such, you should read the job description carefully and tailor your CV accordingly. But no matter what job you’re applying for, there are certain things you should always include.
Read on to find out what to include in a CV…
It’s World Mental Health Day on 10th October, and the theme this year is mental health in the workplace. To show our support, we’re sharing some of our best work-life balance tips.
One in six of us experiences a mental health problem in any given week, and increased working hours and work-related stress are often contributing factors.
A key way to protect against this detrimental effect is to make sure you have a healthy balance between work and your personal life. The following work-life balance tips should help you achieve that.
Every job search is different - there’s no magic formula for how to find a job. However, there are steps you can take to give yourself the best possible chance.
But with the job market becoming increasingly competitive, it’s important to make yourself stand out.
Here are six important lessons to help kickstart your job search.
As anyone who’s ever searched for a job will know, if you want to succeed, you need to know how to prepare for an interview.
Alongside researching the company thoroughly, the most effective thing you can do to prepare is practise, practise, practise.
The more you’ve practised, the more comfortable and confident you’ll feel. And one of the best ways to practise is to set up and conduct a mock interview.
Here’s how to prepare for an interview by doing a mock, in six easy steps.
It’s all very well answering them, but lots of us fall down when it comes to thinking up questions to ask in a job interview.
You know it’s a good idea to practice answers to common interview questions, but when the interviewer asks the inevitable ‘do you have any questions for me?’ you should be just as prepared.
Remember, this part of the interview is your opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and interest in the company and gauge whether it’s right for you.
Getting it right will help you end on a positive note and differentiate yourself from other candidates. Here are five of the best questions to ask in a job interview.
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