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Whenever you apply for a job you will need to include at least two references that can support your CV content and experience. The references part of your CV usually comes at the end and you can either include your references on your CV when applying for a job or list them as ‘references available upon request’ and give their details to your prospective employer once you are offered the job. An employer will be trying to find out more about you as an employee when speaking to your reference and whilst some companies give standard references (the date you joined and the role you worked in) some give a more in-depth reference so here are some ideas of what a prospective employer might want to find out:

 

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Applying for jobs can be a time consuming process and it can take even longer if you have to rewrite your CV. But there certain moments that require you to rewrite your CV in order to improve your employment chances. Here are five signs you need to re-write your CV and some tips:

 

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If you are about to leave school and apply for your first job here are some tips to help you write a CV.

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One of the many things to consider when you are writing your CV is the font size and style. Is it important? Will an employer judge your CV just by looking at the font? Read on to find out.

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When writing your CV you need to include some personal details to ensure the employer can contact you. If you are writing a CV and are unsure as to what personal details to include read on to find out.

   

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Many employers like to see your achievements listed on your CV template as it can demonstrate your success at work and it can also help the employer to visualise the impact you could have on their business. So if you want to update the achievements section of your CV here are some tips to help you make it stand out.

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When writing a CV and applying for a job, you’ll need to think of ways to make your CV stand out from the crowd. Employers receive hundreds of CVs and cover letters for every job they advertise, so competition to secure a vacancy can be tough. One way your CV can stand out from the rest is by demonstrating innovation in your chosen field. It could be an impressive task you have successfully completed or it could be a new process you have implemented. Whatever it is, it is important to show you are innovative when applying for jobs – so how can you show innovation in your CV writing?

 

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When you are writing a CV and applying for jobs it is crucial that you keep in mind what an employer wants to see on your CV. So what does an employer want to see on a CV and cover letter?

 

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The education section of your CV template is one of the most important sections as it tells an employer your expertise and verifies whether you have the right qualifications for the job. If an employer can’t see that you have the right qualifications on your CV, you may not even reach the job interview stage. Read on for ideas of how to structure the education section of your CV.

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Although many companies still recruit traditionally and ask for you to post or email your CV, many companies and recruitment agencies are now using online application systems. These systems read CVs and whittle them down to those that are most closely matched to the job opening. The majority of companies will no doubt take on this technology in the coming years as it cuts down on the amount of time employers have to look through CVs and is more efficient. So in order to make your CV stand out you now need to consider how computers read your CV and ensure you follow some guidelines. Here are some tips to help your CV perform well online.

 

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