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CVs and applications

What is a CV?

What is a CV?

The term ‘Curriculum Vitae (CV for short) is short for a Latin term which means “the story of your life”. It is a short list of facts about you, your skills, qualifications, experience and career history. When looking for a...

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Writing a CV – the basics

Writing a CV – the basics

A CV is your document - it is the one aspect of the recruitment process of which you have full control over.  It therefore should present you in the most positive manner and make you as relevant as possible for...

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Writing good content for your CV

Writing good content for your CV

The single most important part of your CV is the content contained within your career history section; this information should pertain to your actual achievements that serve to highlight why you should actually be a contender for the position in...

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Enhance your CV Content

Enhance your CV Content

To boost your CV and employability, it is important that you take the correct steps to fill any gaps you have in skills and qualifications within your CV. Some effective ways to address this are: 1) Voluntary work...

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Top 10 CV tips

Top 10 CV tips

Tailor your CV to each job you apply for by emphasising your skills and experience that are relevant to that job. Describe your transferable skills, such as team working, problem solving and planning. Sound positive and dynamic by using active verbs. Present information...

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Completing a job application form

Completing a job application form

Some employers prefer job seekers to apply for a job via an application form, as opposed to sending a CV. Application forms are generally very specific to each job and company and are designed for you to show that you...

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CV & application videos

Have a look at our video series for advice from local employers on applying for jobs:

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