CV advice

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  • In this early stage of your career you can consider every experience you have including academic, voluntary, any office based work or other projects or initiatives you have been involved in.
  • There are two generally recognised structures for a CV.
  • People take a career break for many reasons. But how do you reflect this in your CV? We talk to our panel of accountancy professionals to discover their top tips.
  • “It’s not what you do, it’s how well you do it”. It may be a cliché, but like most clichés, there is a strong ring of truth to it.
  • There is one thing that most people within recruitment agree on and that is that it is generally better to keep your CV short.
  • Whilst some people can write their own CV – and do it very well – there are many people who struggle to write an effective CV for a number of reasons.
  • A cover letter, when sent together with your CV, gives you an opportunity to further tell the reader exactly why you should be considered for interview.
  • How and when to best explain any employment gaps on your CV
  • It always helps to make yourself as attractive as possible to potential employers, such as through a sparkling CV, composing a compelling covering letter and knowing how to conduct yourself in interviews
  • Social networking has become increasingly important as a tool to help find a new job over the last few years. We explore how to ensure you can maximise the value of channels such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • With many thousands of students pursuing financial sector opportunities, employers have their pick of the best candidates. Learn how to increase your chances.
  • With many thousands of students pursuing financial sector opportunities, employers have their pick of the best candidates. Learn how to increase your chances.
  • Gain the insight of our career specialists to make it easier for you to find your dream job
  • You apply for a role, your CV arrives on the desk of the HR department... along with at least 100 others. What can you do to make sure your CV makes an impact for all the right reasons?
  • It is generally not a great idea to wear other people’s shoes. However, there are exceptions. As a concept, placing yourself in the shoes of the reader is a cornerstone of good communications.
  • In writing a finance CV it is important to focus it to your target jobs and make sure you keep it brief.