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Eight reasons to send your CV to small companies

When looking for a new job, most of the people will dream about joining a big company. They dream about a massive infrastructure, a career program, added benefits, and, yes, the unique opportunity to brag about where they work. However, not all of it is entirely true. There are several...
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Seven secrets to writing a CV employers can’t ignore

Building an impressive curriculum vitae or CV is important especially when you are aspiring to get the job you have always desired. Your CV serves as your ticket to secure an interview where you provide necessary facts and achievements about you in front of your possible, and in hopeful cases,...
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Top nine CV writing tips for graduates

Whether you are a fresh graduate who is looking to land your first job or an experienced professional who is applying for a higher position, a well-written CV is a crucial tool that you have to focus on crafting into perfection in order to attract and convince hiring managers that...
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CV Tips – Resume Rules | Pallavi Pande

When you write your resume, you should keep in mind that the recruiter gives it just 10 seconds to review a resume and decides whether to call you in for an interview or not. Thus your resume should be concise, structured and specific. Yes, that’s it and your resume will create instant attention,...
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CV Tips – Resume, CV or Bio? | Pallavi Pande

What’s the difference between Resume, CV and Professional Bio? Very few people know that ‘Resume’ and ‘CV’ are not the same, however they are used for the same purpose. In short, ‘Resume’ is a brief and concise one or two page summary of your skills, experience and education. ‘CV’ is a more...
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Do You Know How to Get Ahead of the Crowd?

With an incredibly competitive job market throughout the entire country, you’ve got to do more than ever before to secure that job. Applications for every job are increasing and this means if you don’t stand out, you might not make it past the shortlisting stage. The sheer number of CV’s...
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Value Your Achievements Part 2 – Chilli Pepper Career Blog

“Don’t mistake activity with achievement.” John Wooden An Achievement is the result of your hard work, it’s those occasions when you have gone beyond the expectations of your role. In other words you are paid to do a job but where do you add value to retain it? If you...
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CV Power Words

We asked the experts about Power Words for CV’s Power words give positive influence to those who read them and demonstrates directness which is why we need them in our CVs.  We have chosen a few of these words and have included them in our CVs to replace similar words...
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