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Job application forms: What you need to know

Although you should never underestimate the value of your CV, certain companies may ask you to fill out their own application forms before inviting you for an interview. But with all candidates provided with the same set of questions, how can you make sure yours stands out from the crowd?
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Does your CV pass the seven second test?

Studies show that recruiters spend somewhere between five and seven seconds on average looking at a CV. Time to find out if yours would pass the test…
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Should I use a template to write my CV?

Considering using a template to write your CV? Here are some template pros and cons – and what you need to know to get started.
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Size matters: How to keep your CV short and sweet

CV length can be a crucial factor in determining whether or not you get the job. Think about it: if a recruiter has 100 CVs to go through in a day, there’s a chance that at some point they’ll lose concentration. So, the trick is to grab their attention – and, crucially, to make your CV stand out from every other applicant
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CV layout examples

Writing a CV is tough, but finding the right layout can be even harder. If you’re looking for something a little more unique, here are 13 creative CV layout examples:
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CV layout: dos and don’ts

And although the content is undoubtedly of paramount importance, a CV has to be both well written and presented professionally in order to catch a recruiter’s eye and make the most of an application.
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How to: Overcome common CV issues

Writing a CV can be a challenging task. To help you improve the quality of your CV, here’s how to overcome five of the most common CV issues:
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How to: Write a CV

Writing a CV can be a stressful task, especially if you’re starting from scratch. Not sure where to start? Here are some basic rules on how to write a CV:
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Five ways to refresh your CV

Not having any success using the same old CV? To help keep the odds in your favour, here are five ways you could refresh your CV right now: