Tag Archives: CV writing

How to think more positively about job hunting

Job hunting can be hard work – I’ve never met anyone who told me it was fun – and when you’re job hunting its easy to succumb to negative feelings and become disheartened.  The major reason for this is that, … Continue reading

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10 Resumes that got worldwide attention

Here’s a great collection of standout resumes from Yahoo. It illustrates that the resume or CV is changing. Sure, you can play it safe and trot out a regular text resume or CV, but is playing it safe really playing … Continue reading

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I’m a hiring manager – Want to know what turns me on?

As well as being one of the creators of Shine, I also happen to have a proper day-job (that I secured with my own Shine-style graphical resume – you can read more about that here). Over the last 18 months … Continue reading

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Skills versus Attitude

I’ve recruited many, many, people over the course of my 25 years in business, and I would say that my expertise in picking the ‘right’ people has improved greatly with age. Elsewhere, I write about the doubt that candidates feel … Continue reading

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Why your CV or resume WON’T get you the job – and why that’s OK and important

Many people assume their CV or resume is there to get them a job. Wrong. Let me explain why that’s wrong, why it’s OK, and why that’s important. You’ve put it off for days, or even weeks, but finally you … Continue reading

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