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CV and Resume Distribution Services – What Are They?

CV and Resume Distribution Services – What Are They?

What are CV and resume distribution services and are they worth it? When you’re looking for a job, you might consider utilising CV and resume distribution services – often referred to as CV and resume forwarding services. These services take your CV or resume and send it to select recruiters, hiring managers or management recruiters. While you may have all the skills and ability to carry out a job, you still need to get your CV noticed by the right recruiter or hiring manager. A CV or resume distribution service bridges the gap between you and recruiters. They use their...

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Can a CV or resume be three pages long?

Can a CV or resume be three pages long?

Most people will tell you that your CV should be no more than two pages long. Buy many job seekers struggle to write a CV that is only two pages long. Trying to condense all your achievements, skills and experiences into just two pages can seem like an impossible task. Three-page CVs and resumes are acceptable. In fact, one-page, two-page and three-page CVs are all absolutely fine. In most cases you should aim for two pages, because two-page CVs make for a better reading experience. They are generally more concise. But if you want to use an extra page to...

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Should your CV have a photo?

Should your CV have a photo?

The complete guide to whether you should include a picture on your CV or resume Wondering whether you should add a photo to your CV or resume? This guide provides in-depth analysis of whether photos should be included on CVs. There is a great deal of confusion regarding CV photos. CVs may or may not require a photo depending on the country in which you are pursuing jobs. As such CV, it’s important to learn about the standard practices of each country before you prepare your CV. We’ve produced a table that states whether CVs and resumes should have photos...

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How to Write a Hotel Management CV (With Hotel Manager CV Example)

How to Write a Hotel Management CV (With Hotel Manager CV Example)

An effective hotel management CV should articulate your senior experience in the hospitality industry and your ability to oversee the profitable smooth-running of hotels. Whether you’re pursuing roles involving the management of large-scale resorts or you’re looking to step up the career ladder into your first hotel management role, it’s important to have a professionally prepared CV that shows your competencies in hotel management. In 2018, combined hotel revenue across the world exceeded $500 billion. The hotel industry is expected to continue growing in the coming years, so demand for talented hotel managers is not going to decrease. In 2019...

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Should Your CV Have Colour? (With CV Example)

Should Your CV Have Colour? (With CV Example)

A guide to whether or not your CV should be colourful When you start to prepare your CV for job applications, you will be looking for ways to make it stand out from the crowd. This is exactly what you should be doing. With such strong competition in the job market, it's vital that your CV makes a powerful impact and grabs the attention of recruiters or hiring managers. But should you do this by adding colour to your CV? You shouldn’t include colour in your CV, unless used sparingly to draw attention to key aspects of the document. For...

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