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:
06 November 2013 - Everyone’s on social media these days, from Facebook to Twitter and Myspace, it’s a great social convenience for those who are busy but need to stay in touch with their loved ones. But there is a fall back, these are all personal social profiles, and not one you might want prospective employers to be looking at.
05 December 2013 - When it comes to planning your CV the format seems simple enough, some personal information, a little bit about your work history, a couple of references and then your CV is done. Putting together a well-planned CV however takes more thought; did you know there are a few different types of CV available?
The three main types of CV will fit most industries, these different types are:
- Functional CV
- Chronological CV
- Combined CV
29 October 2013 - What a challenge this is! Selecting a CV Writing Service is no easy task. For the most part CV Writing companies operate remotely to the customer. While this should pose no issue to the quality or service, it should at least mean the customer is diligent and cautious. Monies are paid up front and validation of capability is based on trust of website copy. It is for these reasons any prospective customer undertakes due diligence of a CV Writing company before placing an order.
05 November 2013 - There’s a lot to get right and wrong in a CV. They’re the first thing a potential employer will read when looking at your application, so you really can’t afford to get it wrong. There’s a fine art of balancing everything about yourself as well as showcasing your talents and knowledge. Here are some great tips to help you steer your way around those do’s and don’ts when writing a CV.
24 October 2013 - Adding a cover letter with your CV is essential if you want to ensure you are seriously considered for a job opening. A cover letter will allow you the chance to expand on your CV and to sell yourself more so to a prospective employer. Furthermore a cover letter is optional, thus giving you a clear advantage over any applicants who have failed to attach one.
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