CIPD qualified, with over 10 years' experience within HR and recruitment, Lyndsey has indepth knowledge and insights into the HR industry, which, together with her writing experience, allows her to write in an engaging and informing manner. Lyndsey has worked with a range of clients in Scotland (where she resides) and London, as well as further afield overseas in the US and Australia. She is an advocate for continuous development, both professionally and personally.
Character references allow an employer to understand who you are as a person and why you’d make a good fit for their open position. If you’ve been asked to write one for someone else, this blog will break down each step of creating a sparkling character reference.
The personal profile is the employer’s first introduction to your skills and experience so it’s important to get this section right. In this blog, we’ll walk you through the most important elements of the personal profile and offer examples to get you started.
When you create a CV, you want the design to be clear and concise. Your formatting works to this effect just as much as your writing does, which is why you shouldn’t forget to consider your margins as you develop your CV.