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:
23 April 2014 - PurpleCV has compiled a list of the top five reasons to invest in a professional CV in the modern workplace. It’s no secret the job market is saturated with high unemployment rates and job seekers constantly have to find new ways to stand out. You wouldn’t turn up to a job interview in your joggers so why not let your CV create a great first impression for you?
19 April 2014 - When we notice gaps in our CV our first attempt to deal with them is to cover them up, and hope we get away with it. If you use your career gaps effectively however, they are not always bad news. By taking a little time and effort, you could spin the CV gap to being essential to your next career move and show you’re proactive.
16 April 2014 - Knowing how to write a great CV can be tough. It’s difficult enough deciding on power verbs like ‘managed’ and ‘created’ to use, let alone choosing adverbs. Here is PurpleCV’s list of top ten adverbs you should consider using when writing your CV - and some you might want to avoid.
18 April 2014 - You have written a great CV and you have an interview, they are not the easiest things we have to deal with in life. When the light switches on and we finally understand what we’ve been doing wrong, one of the mistakes we can avoid is forgetting to ask questions at the end of the interview by preparing before hand.
06 April 2014 - Addressing career gaps in the CV can prove to be difficult. People applying for work can dread being asked this question by interviewers. Dealing with career gaps on your CV is inevitable and should not be taken for granted for the reason that the employers might fail to notice them. CVs play an important role in locating the right resources for the employers.
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