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:
28 January 2014 - You’ve come out of the other side of university with some blurry memories from nights out, a better appreciation of home cooked food, but now you need to think about getting a job. Your first thought is how on earth are you going to fill up all of that blank space on your CV? In this tough job market it’s vital that your CV is going to get you noticed. Here are some tips to help you write that killer Graduate CV.
20 January 2014 - Teaching is a fast paced but also a highly rewarding profession. People may joke about the long holidays but those holidays are well earned! Getting a teaching job requires the correct qualifications and level of experience, but also a good CV. A well written and presented CV is the surest way to get an interview with the Head Teacher. In many cases those with less experience but who have fantastic CVs have been invited to interviews compared to those with more experience and poorly written CVs.
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
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 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.
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