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How long should my CV be?

How long should my CV be?

"How long should my CV be?" This is a common question that job seekers preparing a CV will ask themselves. You may even have wondered if the length of your CV matters at all. Well, the answer is yes, your CV length is actually very important and could be a critical factor in determining if you are called for an interview or not. Keeping your CV short and sweet, and filled with only the most important information is the best way to ensure it gets noticed.

Would you like to find out exactly how to prepare a CV that is the perfect length and still contains all the most important information? Well then check out this article where I answer these questions and give some very useful tips regarding your CV length.

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a great looking CV

How To : Design a Great Looking CV

We all know that preparing a great looking CV is absolutely vital when searching for a new job. So many people drag their feet during this phase of the job search, simply because the thought of preparing a new CV can be quite daunting.

Why start from scratch when designing a great looking CV? Here are three great methods to get you CV started quick and easily. And looking GREAT!

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How to write a cover letter

How to write a cover letter: A simple explanation

Writing a cover letter to accompany your CV when applying for a job is a must. But so many people get stuck trying to write a cover letter, even experienced writers. I have broken down the process of writing your cover letter into sections. If you follow these steps and go section by section you will have a great looking cover letter in no time.

Adding a cover letter to your applications is a sure way to increase the number of job offers you receive.

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Common questions asked in interviews

11 common questions asked in interviews, and how to prepare for them.

There are certain questions which seem to pop up over and over again in interview situations. These questions should be easy to answer to the prepared candidate, unfortunately all to often the combination of being under-prepared and the stress of the situation can make answering even the simplest question seem extremely difficult. Make sure you prepare yourself for the questions on this list and you will be sure to stand out at your next interview.

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CV writing tips

CV writing tips to Secure that Interview.

Did you know the average employer only spend about 10 seconds reading a CV before deciding if if is worthwhile to carry on. If you can not make an impact in those first 10 seconds your CV will end up in the trash. Your CV is a tool to advertise yourself to prospective employers. Its one and only purpose is to secure you an interview, if it can not do this it is not an effective tool. In this article we have given some advice on how to write a professional looking CV that will be noticed by the reader.

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