What skills do employers want? Take a look at this article on the Inside Careers website.
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An article on the eFinancialCareers site may help you to address this – be honest, don’t be negative, and explain the gap. Although targeted towards those who work in the finance sector it should give you some tips to help you explain at interview.
Scary thought? Get your CV checked before you apply:
Are you getting no response from recruiters when you send in your CV? Maybe it needs a fresh look? Your CV acts as your introduction, and recruiters will decide whether or not they should call you for interview from the information that you include.
Our team of Careers Consultants can help you to reflect on your skills and experiences to make your CV relevant to the job(s) for which you are applying.
‘Six scientifically validated tricks to make recruiters love your CV’ article on efinancialcareers may prove interesting reading.
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