What is the difference between a Résumé and a Curriculum Vitae (CV)? When should you use a Résumé and when is it better to use a CV? The two documents both present an overview of professional experience, education and skills. The differences are not always clear, particularly when you are applying for a job in […]
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Your Curriculum Vitae (CV) is most often the first impression you make with your job application. The CV is the first document a recruiter will look at after receiving your job application. Your CV is not only your first impression, it is the first chance to promote yourself and to stand out from other applicants.
Each year in December we normally see a lot of articles that sum up the best of the past year and predict the trends for the coming year. It is obvious that this year it is a bit different. We are still in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic. We normally see the new year
A lot of senior job seekers feel frustrated to enter the job market in search for a new job. They ask: “why do I have to go through all of this trouble to get a new job?” “I’ve have already proven to be an excellent employee and I have tons of experience?” Job hunting has
Most people don’t like job interviews. A job interview can make you like you are being interrogated. Fortunately you can prepare yourself for a job interview. Most recruiters ask the same type of questions during a job interview. Which is understandable because the reason for asking these questions is the same: They want to find
The information that you share when you apply for a job is not limited to your CV and cover Letter. Most recruiters check for online presence and social media to get a better overall image of candidates. With all this information available within just a couple of clicks it is important to think about the
When your career is just getting started, writing a CV can be discouraging. It feels like you have nothing to put on your CV yet. You just finished your education, did an internship and maybe some part-time jobs that do not seem very relevant for the job you applying to. But don’t be discouraged, most
Recruiters often get lots of CV’s to read for each vacancy. The first thing they do is to make a quick first selection. This first selection only takes them about 7 seconds. Needless to say it is crucial for your job application to pass this first 7 seconds CV check. What do recruiters look at
Applying for a job can be stressful. Especially when you spot a job advertisement just before the deadline. You just want to send your cover letter and CV as soon as possible. In a hurry a small mistake is easily made. Which is a shame, because little CV mistakes can ruin the first impression you