Techniques to writing your CV

CV Writing Tips by Corinne Mills, career expert and CV author

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Career Break – Getting back on your feet

If you have just come back from a career break the most important thing you can do is reinvigorate your network of contacts and get that grapevine working for you.

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What are the advantages of advertised jobs?

There are many advantages to advertised jobs. They tend to be easy to find, they offer a defined job role, and the employer is clear about what they are looking for.

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Dealing with Headhunters

Headhunters work at the senior and professional end of the job market. Ten Tips on how they work, and how to get noticed by them.

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Tackling the unadvertised job market

The current economic climate means that many companies have reduced their advertising spend and their use of agencies and headhunters. How do you tap in to this?

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Direct approaches to companies

This job search method involves proactively contacting organisations you would like to work for to offer your services. Who do you target and how to do it?

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Handling Stress Interviews

Where a job involves handling pressure, conflict or dealing with difficult people, then the stress interview can be a technique to test if the candidate is likely to cope

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Handling tricky interview questions

Interview questions may vary but in essence they are all trying to establish your skills and experience to do the job, your enthusiasm and interest for the job, whether you will fit in.

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Using Social Media to help your Job Search

There has been an explosion in the popularity of on-line communities where people can network, exchange information and ideas as well as advertise their wares.

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Managing Recruitment Agencies

Agencies are engaged by companies to find them suitable candidates. They may specialise in particular occupations or sectors or cover a specific geographical location.

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