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:
Job interviews can be daunting due to their unpredictability.
Much of their difficulty comes from the need to improvise answers to questions on the spot.
Perfect answers which cast you in a golden light and convince the employer you are absolutely the right person for the job are hard to come up with on the spot.
Wordsmith wannabes, listen up! 2019’s newest additions to the Oxford English Dictionary have been announced and we've got a test for you...
A cover letter is your first chance to impress an employer.
You’ve been trawling jobs boards and LinkedIn – and the job description sounds perfect.
You’ve managed to avoid these common CV slip-ups but there’s just one more step to go: the dreaded cover letter.
Many job applicants we speak to seem to have a mental block when it comes to writing a cover letter – and that shouldn’t be the case.
With this in mind, our experts have brainstormed their top tips on how to write a cover letter that makes you stand out to recruiters and HR professionals alike.
Read on to find out how to make your application really shine and help you take your next step in your career.
Updated 25th January 2019 - Any application process can prompt nervousness or anxiety, but competency-based interviews tend to cause more unneeded stress than most.
Our experts have put together an essential guide to competency-based interviews to equip you with the background, skills and top tips to go in confident and well-prepared.
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