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Why Your CV Won’t Be Read Properly

Why Your CV Won’t Be Read Properly

They don’t. Or rather they don’t read it in detail. Only yesterday I discussed this issue with my some of my friends working in the recruitment industry. All of them admitted that very rarely they take the time to read CV correctly before entering the room to interview the candidate. I wonder if that is typical for the search market or does it take place in internal HR team as well. I would argue that the only people reading CV properly are hiring managers. Those who will ultimately work with the selected candidate. They want to know what have you done before to judge whether you have relevant skills. Other people in the process have a different goal: they want…

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5 Secrets Behind Each Great CV

5 Secrets Behind Each Great CV

It’s exciting to look for a new job, but it’s usually less fun to update your CV. Or maybe even to rewrite it? There is so much noise out there about how good CV should look like, what to include, what to omit, how many pages it should have, etc. And all you want is just few clear guidlines how to do it right. In my view all these issues are important, but they all come after your CV meets 5 basic guidelines. Get them right and you’ll be able to write a winning CV for every job. What do you find most challenging when writing your resume? From my perspective, as somebody who reads at least 100-150 CVs every…

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