Completing an online job application - The CV Guru Blog

Online Job Applications: Tips for A Successful Submission

If you’ve been in one job for a long time or risen the ranks internally, job hunting online can feel very daunting when you aren’t used to it. Completing an online job application could include any of the following: Sending your CV and Cover Letter Bespoke application forms Video answer submissions Aptitude tests for specific skills With so many potential …

Networking Tips: Online vs Face-to Face Events

Networking Tips for Success: Online vs. In-Person Events

If you’re: Looking for a new job Keen to meet like-minded professionals Interested in making connections in a new industry Then networking is key to success. Networking isn’t just for business owners and entrepreneurs – it can help everyone in their career journey. And for jobseekers, it is critical! According to HubSpot, 80% of job positions are filled through networking. …

CV Writing Skills - What Employers Need to See on Your CV

What Employers Need To See On Your CV

First impressions count – especially when you are applying for a new job. Some positions can attract hundreds of applications. Impressing employers from the second they pick up your CV is critical to get to the next stage. But there’s so much advice out there that it can be hard to know where to start. CV writing can feel overwhelming …

Job Search Tips to Kick-Start the New Year

Job-Search Tips to Kick-Start the New Year

After a few weeks of relaxation, family time and over-indulgence, January provides a bit of a reset. If, like many others, the new year marks the beginning of your job search, it can be hard to know how to keep track of it all. Here’s our top job search tips to help you have a productive, streamlined, and stress-free New …

Why Update Your CV in December - The CV Guru

Why December is the perfect time to update your CV

January is a time of action. We can all relate to the “New Year, New Me” mentality – the opportunity to make changes is always exciting! To kick off the New Year, many people decide that they want to get a new job. This could be: – Moving to a new company – Securing a more senior position – Switching …

Job Market Trends for 2022

Job Market Trends for 2022

The job market changes every year, but the last few years have seen some radical shifts take place. Luckily for you, the current trends seem to favour jobseekers. Are you on the lookout for a new job next year, or considering dipping your toes into the market? Here are the key job market trends for 2022 to keep an eye …

Professional Profile Explained

Your professional profile is the section that should sit at the top of your CV underneath your contact details. This is your elevator pitch and your chance to showcase your skills and expertise which are relevant to the role and should grab the attention of the reader and encourage them to read the remainder of your CV.   It is therefore …

Tips for Online Interviews

With an increase in organisations opting to deliver job interviews online, applicants don’t only need to learn how to create job-winning answers, they now learn to become experts in video calls.  Video calls sound easy. You turn on your computer or phone, speak to the camera and that’s it – or is it?  The virtual set up is key to winning job interviews.  Most …