3 minutes 14 seconds

clockheads_0212Recent research suggests that employers spend just that amount of time looking at CVs before making a decision (research by New College of Humanities, 2015).

Scary thought?  Get your CV checked before you apply:

  • by a Careers Consultant during a Quick Query session – if you’re applying for part-time, internship, voluntary or graduate vacancies
  • by your Placement Internship Adviser – if you’re applying for a structured placement as part of your course

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Something wrong?

CVAre 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.

Do you have it?

currency-successIt’s a skill that employers want…  commercial awareness.

Do you understand the role that money plays in business success?  Join a free online course delivered through videos, animations, interviews, hints and tips, quizzes and discussions with other learners around the world – just four hours per week over four weeks – starting on 28 September 2015!

The course will enable you to map your skills and gain evidence of your experience, to create a comprehensive record of learning and develop your CV.