LinkedIn is a great resource for networking, finding information & job hunting. You have the world at your fingertips thanks to the internet and its power is near limitless. If you know how to use it.
Employers often cite a lack of reflection as a reason why an application might not stand out – for example, an applicant may not have spent enough time thinking about how they actually contributed to a team’s effort to get to the final of a mooting competition. This shows in an application and doesn't help move you up the shortlist.
Looking to get that next big gig in the creative industry, but don’t know quite how to make your CV pop? Then Gavin Rickett’s new “How-To” is hot off the presses, eager to jump into your CV-writing fingertips. Clearly Creative CVs is a useful manual for creatives with a few years’ experience under their belts. It gives specific, insider tips into what catches the eyes of creative employers on a CV, and what makes them turn up their nose. The book’s layout suffers from a few unfortunate stylistic choices, but the core of the content trumps such formal concerns.
Assessment centres are run by many law firms recruiting to vacation schemes and training contracts. They are seen as one of the most reliable ways of ascertaining whether you are the person for the job. Why? Well, assessors get to see you for a longer period of time, than they would in an interview for example.
by Stephen Gurman
- Have you started thinking ahead to all those practice applications in the spring?
- Are you unsure how to present your CV?
- Would you like some ideas to mull over during the Xmas hols?
Well look no further - I've just uploaded an example veterinary CV that could inspire you!