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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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How Long Should a Cover Letter Be?

How Long Should a Cover Letter Be?

When it comes to writing a cover letter for job applications, many people are unsure how long they should be. Should cover letters be one page or two pages ling? In this article, we’ll explain exactly how long your cover letter should be. Covers letters should be one page long. They should consist of between three and four paragraphs that detail your background, relevant skills, experiences and your ability to provide value to employers. Many people find it difficult to trim down their cover letter to one-page. Others find it more difficult to write enough to even get close to...

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How to Write a Project Manager CV or Resume (With CV Examples)

How to Write a Project Manager CV or Resume (With CV Examples)

A helpful, illustrated guide to writing a great project management CV or resume, with two powerful project management CV templates. In this guide, we provide advice and step-by-step guidance on how to write the perfect project manager CV or resume. This guide covers all aspects of the CV and resume writing process for project management, including: - Project management skills to focus on and how to demonstrate them on your CV - How to ensure your project management experience comes across in the most effective way - The best way to present your projects - The best way to format...

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5 Acting Resume Examples (+ Resume Writing Guide)

5 Acting Resume Examples (+ Resume Writing Guide)
This in-depth, illustrated guide, prepared by CV Nation's professional resume writers, provides advice and guidance on how to write an acting resume.

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How to Write a CV for Overseas Job Applications

How to Write a CV for Overseas Job Applications

When it comes to CV writing for overseas jobs, it’s best to avoid a one size fits all approach. Different industries, professions and countries often require different types of CVs. When taking your career international, you need to consider the varying CV requirements and expectations in terms of structure, content and formatting. When applying for jobs in foreign countries, your CV will often be your first opportunity to show that you are familiar with the country. One of the easiest ways to do this is to prepare a CV in line with the expectations and standards of that country. This...

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