Posts by tag: CV help

Happy 100th Birthday Approachthemarket.com

Last week was a special week for us here at Approachthemarket.com as it has been over a year since we started our venture to help UK Professional Job Seekers – we passed the big milestone of our 100th article last week. To reflect on what we have done for people who are looking for jobs, we thought it would be a good idea to review some of our best posts over the last 12 months, and provide direct links so you can click straight through to read those of interest to you.

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Happy 100th Birthday Approachthemarket.com
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Does Your CV Make The Grade?

I shouldn’t be surprised anymore, but even with a long time in recruitment it does still happen, and it did last week. Does your CV contain a section with your education on it? In typical Grange Hill style, even the Headteacher Mrs McClusky would take my side on this one surely, even if two job seekers last week didn’t…….and they were not for turning either.

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Does Your CV Make The Grade?
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Are You A Pick & Mix Job Seeker ?

Fortunately for my children, Pick & Mix is alive and kicking – in cinemas, shopping centre’s, holiday resorts and airports to name just a few places. There is a new kid on the block too it seems – the Pick & Mix job seeker. When you go online and search through different job boards, there can be so many jobs that as you glance through them, you want to apply to as many as possible. What do you do? Well, if what other people tell me is true, you send out a generic CV to all of those jobs and see what happens. As you click the send button without giving your ‘suitability’ a second thought, you anxiously wait for a response

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Are You A Pick & Mix Job Seeker ?

Mind The CV Gap

Most CVs are chronological and document your working life in order, this highlights any gaps. Life is complicated and it doesn’t always follow a nice straight line without holes, interruptions…

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Mind The CV Gap
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Now You’ve Got It – Wow

For graduates in 2010, this year has been very difficult from an employment perspective, and still is. As many of you will have read, BT has been in the headlines recently regarding their Summer Graduate Recruitment Campaign which received over 2,500 applicants for just 8 places. When it comes to competition for jobs, it doesn’t get much tougher than this. Even those who graduated in the 1980s and 1990s and who may have additional qualifications should feel lucky they don’t have 300+ other people to compete with.

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Now You’ve Got It – Wow