How to gain more work experience for your CV

If you have recently left education and would like to bolster your CV with work experience, then there are lots of ways you can do this. Finding full time employment is hard at this stage with lots of candidates applying for the same position, and with more work experience than you it will be tough. But all is not lost!

Here’s how to gain more work experience for your CV. Continue reading How to gain more work experience for your CV

The 8 most popular CV mistakes and how to avoid them

Writing a CV is not just about detailing all of your skills, qualifications and experience – there is much more to it. You have to provide a professionally written and relevant application if you want to get noticed, and with so many other great candidates you cannot afford to make a mistake.

What does a mistake on your CV say about you? Continue reading The 8 most popular CV mistakes and how to avoid them

What your CV achievements say about you

If you didn’t know already, writing down a few of your greatest achievements on your CV is a must. It’s no use just stating how amazing you are without the relevant results and performance indicators to back up your claims. Your credentials need to be believable, and the only way you can do that is by providing examples. Continue reading What your CV achievements say about you

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