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:
Scored your dream internship? Great work! Now you’re probably wondering how to turn your internship into a full-time job…
But how exactly do you do that, beyond the obvious methods of working hard and doing your assignments well?
Whilst we can’t make any guarantees, the following steps should help you demonstrate your value and give yourself the best possible chance of securing a job offer at the end of your internship.
Have you ever wondered how to find a job through networking?
We’ve all heard the phrase ‘it’s not what you know, it’s who you know’. But what if you don’t know the right people?
Well, rather than sit back and bemoan your lack of connections, the answer is to get some new ones - through networking.
Looking for a job can be stressful. But some parts of the job search are more deserving of that stress than others.
When you’re stuck in the middle of a long job search, it can be easy to blow little things out of proportion and lose sight of the bigger picture.
Here are three parts of the job search you should stop worrying about.
A great CV is your ticket to a job interview. But first you need to get your CV seen - and the way to do that is with a killer cover letter.
Stepping into the job market as a recent graduate can be daunting. You’ll be vying for recruiters’ attention in a sea of graduate job seekers, so you need to make sure your cover letter stands out.
Fortunately, we’ve put together a list of five of the most common graduate cover letter mistakes, and how you can avoid them to put yourself ahead of the game.
LinkedIn can be an invaluable tool for making professional connections and searching for jobs.
Research by Jobvite showed that 87% of employers use LinkedIn in the recruitment process - so having a solid LinkedIn profile should give you a distinct advantage in your job search.
However, there are some mistakes we see cropping up time and time again. If you want your profile to make a positive impact on recruiters, make sure you avoid these nine common LinkedIn mistakes...
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