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How to write a CV – 5 tips for school leavers

After leaving education and on the hunt for your first job, you may find it hard to write a full two page CV. A lack of work experience could see you struggling to make it over to that second page, and with little to go on other you’re your education who will hire you?

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2 things you must bring to a job interview

Most hopeful candidates show up to a job interview with smart clothes, a firm handshake and a smile. Whilst this will make a good impression it will fail to compete with other candidates who have thought outside the box.

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What is a soft skill?

When we think about adding skills to our CV we often assume there is only one type – a hard or specific skill. This would relate to something which is specific to the role and may even require a qualification to attain it.

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How to get headhunted

Finding a job typically comes down to sending off a CV and applying for a role. However, being headhunted is another avenue that should always be considered.

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Three simple tips for a better CV

The internet is awash with ‘CV tips’ and it’s not surprising that job seekers can sometimes feel a little overwhelmed with the sheer quantity of information out there on making a job application. What was once a fairly straightforward process, now seems to be a military-grade mission where strategy and tactics to get one-upmanship on your fellow job applicants is just a part of the recruitment process.