Writing a CV

How to write a successful CV Part 1-Introduction Getting a strong CV ready is an important part of the job searching process. A good curriculum vitae (CV) is essential when looking for work, especially now, when there are often so … Continue reading →

Writing a CV – Global Tips

CVs can be produced in a different format for job applications outside of the UK. The equivalent of the CV in the US is the “resume”. This has the same objective of outlining job talents, work history, education and career goals, as … Continue reading →

CV writing tips

How to write a successful CV Part 3 – Top CV writing tips 1. Check for typing errors This is really important. Poor spelling is a reason for most recruiters to reject your application. Make sure you spell check each time … Continue reading →

CV Power Words

CV Power Words – How to write a successful CV Part 4 Power words and verbs are key the success of your CV. You should aim to use some of these words at the beginning of bullet points. For example, … Continue reading →

Sample CV

How to write a successful CV Part 5 – Sample CV Now you know how to make your CV stand out from the crowd, let’s take a look at an example. Remember your CV must be well presented, it must be … Continue reading →


You should have all you need now to write a fabulous, effective CV, and move on to our Job Search and Interview Preparation Courses.     Following these 5 tips should ensure your cover letter is read, your CV stays … Continue reading →

Cover Letter For CV

Many students have asked us for sample cover letters that they can download. It is really difficult to offer templates. The point of a cover letter is that it is personal, so by definition a template is going to be … Continue reading →

Will Your CV Pass The ATS Test?

When you write your CV, are you designing it for human eyes or for an applicant tracking system? The problem is, we never know if the recipient will feed it into an applicant tracking system (ATS), or read it. And … Continue reading →

How to write an IT CV

There are many formats for CVs and Resumes. None is any more correct than another, but you need your resume or CV to be effective and get you work. Research shows that many recruiters assess a CV in 30 seconds … Continue reading →