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How to avoid CV clichés that could cost you the job

Find out why "entrepreneurial and motivated team players" are missing out on interviews .

Why your CV needs numbers and how you can use them

Numbers add context to your achievements and prove the impact you've made. Learn how to use them in your CV.

4 steps to shorten a lengthy CV

If you are missing out on job interviews due to a lengthy CV, then try some of these tactics to reduce its size without losing vital information.

4 simple tips for creating a CV that lands you a dream internship

Applying for an internship is pretty much like applying for a job. Buckle up and craft a CV that lands you the role.

4 ways to make the most of your CV’s top quarter

Optimise the introduction of your CV with expert advice from Andrew Fennel.

Does your CV pass the 30 second test?

5 expert tips to help you create a CV that convinces recruiters to put you through to the interview stage.

5 rookie mistakes to avoid when job searching

Give your job search the best chance of success by cutting out the basic errors highlighted by career coach John Lees.

10 tips to make your CV stand out

Get your CV noticed with help from professional career coach Charlotte Billington.

Power up your CV to get more interviews

Give your CV the power to secure more interviews with expert advice from careers trainer and writer Jon Gregory.

The 3 biggest CV mistakes

Career coach Aimee Bateman explains how to create a successful CV.

5 unusual CV mistakes that could cost you the job

Andrew Fennell, author of How to write a CV – The Ultimate Guide, gives his top tips.

CV mistakes to avoid

Expert advice from CV Knowhow.

How to make your CV stand out

If you’re a jobseeker, it’s vitally important in an ever-competitive economy that your CV stands out more than ever before. You have to ensure that it sets your best foot forward. Your CV is essentially a marketing tool that you should...
Successful people with weird hobbies

Successful people with weird hobbies

We all have our celebrity heroes, who we often look up to and maybe wish we could be a bit like them. What would it be like to be a Rock Star? A top sports person? A leading light in business? But behind the public and media profile that su...
how to write a perfect cv

How to perfect your CV

When it comes to applying for a job, your CV is often what’s standing between you and an interview. So it’s incredibly important to get your CV right, as attention to detail could mean the difference between job success and failure. Pro...
Boost your CV

Boost your CV with volunteering

Volunteering allows you to stand out, particularly in a competitive job market. Pick up skills, be challenged, make your CV sparkle and prove to interviewers that you have a proactive approach, while also helping a worthy cause. Here are so...
How not to explain CV gaps

How not to explain CV gaps

Having a gap on your CV can be perfectly explainable, but to some employers it can signal that you may not be the right person for the job. But if you’ve got your explanation ready, and most importantly of all, don’t lie about w...
things to delete on your cv

Things to delete on your CV

It’s all too easy to forget how important your CV can be, but when you look at yours it should be a reflection of you, your achievements, your ambitions and your employability. Not sure if you’ve included the right information o...

Job Academy: coming soon

It’s tough for young people to find a job. We know that. So we’re doing something about it. In the Job Academy, we’ve invited five people aged 18-25 to a top secret location. The aim is simple: to make our five contestants...