There are currently a huge number of people looking for a new job. This may be down to their being made redundant or needing a new challenge, but suffice it to say, Companies are being inundated with CVs.
So just how do you get your CV to POP to the top of their short list?
This blog is written in conjunction with Deborah Appleford, the amazing CV and LinkedIn Guru and Managing Consultant at Vignette Consultancy. As an ex Recruitment Consultant, Deborah is well versed in sniffing out a good CV and as an ex HR Director, I can assure you that I did not get beyond what I could see on my laptop screen, if you hadn’t given me what I was looking for on approximately 1 third on your front page, then I moved onto the next CV. I also have to say, I complete agree with Deborah’s comments on photos on a CV!
If you need help updating your CV, here are Deborah’s ideas and suggestions: