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ChatGPT CV writing – prompts and process
ChatGPT CV writing – prompts and process

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Artificial intelligence is changing how we live, work, and search for jobs. Can you use ChatGPT to help write your CV? This blog walks through the benefits, the risks, and the best prompts to make ChatGPT your job search assistant.
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Published in CV Help

by Susan ShorSusan Shor

How many jobs should I put on my CV?
It’s hard to know which jobs to feature on your CV and which to remove. Should you include every job or leave some out? If you’re wondering how many jobs you should put on your CV, this article will give you tips and tricks to help decide.
How many jobs should I put on my CV?
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8 min read

Published in Career

by Krystin MorganKrystin Morgan

13 of the highest-paying trade jobs in the UK
When you’re choosing a career path, money matters. We have you covered. This guide will talk through high paid trades for you to consider, what it takes to succeed, and how much you can earn.
13 of the highest-paying trade jobs in the UK
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15 min read

Published in CV Help

by Michael Arenbach (alias)Michael Arenbach (alias)

How to Write Work Experience on a CV
When you sit down to think about your work experience you will likely have a lot to say. We explore how to condense the most appropriate career successes into the work experience section of a CV. Are you up to the challenge?
How to Write Work Experience on a CV
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10 min read

Published in CV Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Google Docs CV Templates
It is likely that you will use a CV template when you start your job search. We are a fair-minded bunch (only slightly biassed), so we take a look at Google Docs CV templates.
Google Docs CV Templates
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12 min read

Published in CV Help

by Krystin MorganKrystin Morgan

How to List Languages on your CV
Language skills can elevate your CV in the global marketplace. Learn exactly how to list language levels on your CV and format your skills with these tips, tools, templates, and examples.
How to List Languages on your CV
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11 min read

Published in Cover Letter

by Emily StokerEmily Stoker

How to address a cover letter without a name? 5 expert tips
Making the right impression counts. Especially if you want the hiring manager to actually read your cover letter and invite you to interview. These tips will help you to make a positive impact when addressing your cover letter and show you’re the smart candidate they need.
How to address a cover letter without a name? 5 expert tips
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9 min read

Published in CV Help

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

Europass CV: pros and cons for creating a European resume
It’s a competitive job market out there. While the Europass CV format has unique advantages like multilingual support, it also has downsides. Here’s how you can carefully consider the pros and cons before creating your Europass CV.
Europass CV: pros and cons for creating a European resume
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19 min read

Published in CV Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

The Truth About Lying on Your CV, Revealed
What’s your professional worth? If that question ties your stomach up in knots, you could be prone to feeling like your CV simply isn’t good enough. But is it ever OK to lie on your CV? Let’s dive into the ins and outs of lying on your CV.
The Truth About Lying on Your CV, Revealed
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9 min read

Published in CV Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How Far Back Should a CV Go?
How far back your CV goes is part of how you tell the hiring manager about the sort of professional you are. But what is the rule of thumb? What are the exceptions? What are your other options? Read on to find out the answer to all of the above.
How Far Back Should a CV Go?
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12 min read

Published in CV Help

by Emily StokerEmily Stoker

Please find attached my CV: how to use the phrase effectively?
Whether you’re applying for a job or trying to get your CV seen for any other reason, it can feel strangely vulnerable. Here’s some best practice on making sure your CV gets read when you tell any recipient to please find attached your CV.
Please find attached my CV: how to use the phrase effectively?
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9 min read

Published in CV Help

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

What's the difference between a curriculum vitae (CV) and a resume?
It is not the first question that you will have at the start of your job search, but knowing the difference between a CV and a resume may prove useful in some circumstances.
What's the difference between a curriculum vitae (CV) and a resume?
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9 min read
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