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  1. How to create a CV in French?

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    Are you looking for a job in France, Canada or another French-speaking country? Are you applying for a role in a company with a strong international focus? Be aware that you will need to provide a Curriculum Vitae in French. The quality...

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  2. How to write a Sales CV that’ll land you a high paying role

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    Considering applying for a sales job? You need to start with a sales CV that opens the door to an interview. A CV that’ll get a hiring manager to stop sifting through their pile of CVs and reach out to you instantly. The most effective...

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  3. Are you multilingual? Show off your language skills on your CV and impress potential employers

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    Being able to speak multiple languages in today’s globalised world is valuable. It’s a skill that can open up a range of professional opportunities and make you stand out when applying for jobs. So it’s no surprise we often hear the...

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  4. How to handle your next salary negotiation - and 7 tips you need to know

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    It’s a fact. very few people enjoy negotiating salary. We walk into them hoping for the best but feeling uncertain about the outcome. The truth is, failing to ask for what you deserve, especially at the offer stage, could cost you...

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  5. ​Adding accomplishments to your CV - a hack to landing more interviews

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    Put yourself in the shoes of an employer. You’re reviewing the CV of a candidate. They claim to have the skills and competencies that you are specifically looking for. They also have the years of work experience you require. So far so...

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  6. Tips to help you nail your next a telephone interview

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    Got a telephone interview coming up? For some, telephone interviews may be a welcome change from the pressure of a traditional face to face interview. For others, the lack of face-to-face engagement may make them more of a...

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  7. Tips for job hunting after being made redundant

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    Have you recently been made redundant? If you have, the idea of getting back into the job market and applying for jobs can be daunting. Which is why we’ve put together the post redundancy CV and job hunting tips below to help. But...

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  8. How to structure your next cover letter

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    TL;DR? Here are the do's and don'ts to bear in mind when you write your next cover letter The Do’s: Make your cover letter specific to the company's specifications. Let it be succinct. Get it compelling, and capture the recruiters...

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  9. 6 Tips to strengthen your graduate CV

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    September. If you're a recent graduate then it's the month that marks the end of Summer and the start of life after education. Constructing your first graduate CV can seem like a daunting challenge, especially when you don't have a lot...

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  10. Here’s why you should consider working in startups for your next career move

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    September. For most of us it makes the end of Summer and the start of Autumn. But for graduates it means the start of life outside of academia. Picture this. You've graduated from University. You have a certificate in hand and you...

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  11. How to enter the workforce after graduating from university

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    Moving directly from university to the real world of  work can be rather a surprise. Swapping the last few years’ worth of lectures, assignments, projects and exams with late night parties for a Dolly Parton 9-5 career is something of a...

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  12. How to write a CV when changing careers

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    We know a thing or two about writing CVs. And one thing we know is that writing the perfect cv can hard. Writing a CV when changing careers, even harder. Whether it’s due to long-held dreams, logistical reasons or shifts in the...

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  13. Did you know these jobs didn't exist at the start of the millennium?

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    The noughties (2000s) gave us a lot. The good. The bad. And the absolutely heartbreaking *cough* the Spice Girls splitting up *cough* But it’s also had a noticeable impact on the job market. The boom in technology over the last 10-15...

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  14. 5 interview tips for introverts

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    We’ve all been there. Nerves jangling, body temperature rising, awaiting the dreaded moment the door opens and somebody in a sharp suit calls our name and invites us to endure half an hour of what feels like hell. Job interviews are...

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  15. ​A photo on your CV - to be or not to be?

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    Should you plaster a photo of yourself on the front of your CV when applying for a job? It’s a big question. One that’s asked frequently. But frankly, not one that’s easy to answer. Does the hiring manager really need to know...

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  16. 3 simple ways to nail the work experience section of your CV

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    Let’s keep it 💯 The work experience section of your CV is the first place employers look when reviewing your CV. When processing the many (and in some cases thousands) of applications employers receive for an open role, they...

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  17. 4 embarrassing blunders to avoid during your next video interview

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    Video interviews. Let's face it, they’re daunting. No matter how many you sit through, each one leaves you as nervous as the first one. With the Covid-19 pandemic forcing more and more companies to adopt work-from-home policies, video...

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  18. Ultimate guide to ace Skype interview

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    What is a Skype interview? Instead of a telephone interview, companies are increasingly using video telephony. Skype is the app most commonly used for job interviews. Visual contact can be an advantage for applicants, but it can also be a...

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  19. How to make the best retail CV? Check out our tips & examples!

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    The retail sector is rapidly growing, which means it attracts a large pool of job seekers. This industry has low barriers to entry and can employ people with minimal formal education as long as they can prove their skills. If you want to...

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  20. How to write a basic, simple cv? Tips to create a simple cv fast and easily!

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    Are you a recent graduate looking for your first job? Perhaps you are on the hunt for greener pastures. If you are in either of the above situations, you need an impressive CV to put you ahead of the other applicants. Writing a resume is...

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  21. How to write the perfect Marketing CV? Check our tips, examples and cv templates!

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    It may come as a shock, but many marketers can promote products and achieve promotional goals, but struggle to put together an impressive marketing CV. The downside for this is that they end up missing an opportunity, which they can do...

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  22. References on a CV; mandatory or optional?

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    There comes a point in your life when you either start or decide to look for a new step in your career. This would require you to work on your CV. Although all parts of a CV should be up to date and impress, the importance of references on...

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  23. How to write a good curriculum vitae as a teacher? Check out our tips and examples!

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    Are you a fresh graduate looking to start your teaching career? Perhaps you are seeking promotion or transitioning from the private sector to education. If any of these situations resonate to you, start developing a killer curriculum...

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  24. Mentioning hobbies and interests on your cv; do or don't?

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    The hobbies and interests section in your curriculum vitae can be an important part of your cv in some situations. While many candidates include it in their CV, there is a little misconception of what should and what should not be...

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  25. How to write a killer student cv? The best tips to get you hired!

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    As any recent graduate will tell you, it is a competitive job market once you leave university or college. That is why it is so important to put a lot effort in building a professional cv. Whether you are looking for a part-time job whilst...

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  26. What skills to put on a cv?

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    Writing a CV can often seem like a daunting and, let's face it, boring, task. Everybody needs one, but aren't they all more or less the same? Listing our experience, our qualifications, and our key skills feels like we are trying to sell...

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  27. How to write a personal profile for a cv? 8 practical examples that will help you!

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    Many people who have a great curriculum vitae in other respects let themselves down when it comes to their personal profile. Of course, without the right experience and qualifications for the job you are going for, your CV profile will...

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  28. How to use/cancel CVmaker service?

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    CVmaker.uk is a service for job seekers. Via our web application you can easily create, edit and save your cv online. Secondly, you're also able to create application letters in a style that matches your cv. From your personal account, you...

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