Why hobbies are important for a CV

When it comes to writing a CV one of the sections which would seem the least important is the hobbies and interests. Does an employer really care about what you get up to in your spare time?

To help answer this question it really depends on the types of hobbies a job seeker has. Let’s look further into how the hobbies section can add value, and why they can become an important aspect of a CV. Continue reading Why hobbies are important for a CV

How you can make a big impact with your CV

The number one goal we have at CV World is to ensure that the candidates we help stand out to employers for all the right reasons. So how can this be achieved?

First, the CV has to be impeccable. By this, we mean that the CV must be both beautifully written and perfectly presented, without a single error. Continue reading How you can make a big impact with your CV

How to explain an employment gap on your CV

There may be a number of reasons why you were out of work – health issues, helping a family member recover from illness, or even taking a gap year. Being out of work for an extended period of time will not look good on a CV, and needs to be explained.

An employer will naturally become suspicious of an employment gap. Continue reading How to explain an employment gap on your CV