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CV Templates

IrishJobs have published some useful CV templates that are suitable for the Irish Market. If you haven’t got a CV already, these could be very useful to you, but even if you have one already, I’d recommend you take a look at these, especially if you are not getting the results you want from your current CV. They have three different ones; graduate, changing jobs, and changing careers, and all look like an excellent starting point to me: http://goo.gl/nXpc4w.

Jobs Podcast: 001: CVs

Hi Everyone, I’ve just published the next episode of the Jobs Podcast online here if you want to check it out. It will also be on learnoutloud and iTunes shortly too.  Hope you enjoy – this episode is about how to market yourself with your CV:
What to put in, and leave out and how to make it effective.


National Punctuation Day

It’s a U.S. initiative, but today is National Punctuation Day. As such, I always advise any job-seekers to make some time today to check their CV and cover letter for spelling and grammatical mistakes. Remember , first impressions count. Remember too, that when CV reviewers open up your CV, their spellchecker may automatically highlight or underline spelling and grammatical mistakes.