Category Archives for How to Write a Great CV or Resume

The Challenge for Accountants When It Comes To Their CV and How to Overcome It

I was doing a consultation with a highly experienced finance professional a while back.We had previously spoken about their CV by email.  I’d shared some tips along with a free guide.  They had reworked their CV several times. Even after several re-drafts it still fell short of being good enough.Sadly this is not uncommon.  When […]

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Why You Really Are The Best Person To Create Your CV

I was doing a career consultation with a senior finance professional recently.  As well as other documents the individual sent over their CV to get my thoughts on it. Ultimately the CV has one primary objective.  To get you through the screening process and get on to the job interview. These days that screening process may be […]

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10 Questions To Ask Yourself When Creating or Updating Your CV

Your CV is your personal marketing document.  The purpose of your CV is to get you invited for interview.  Most people understand this. Over the last 20 or so years I have looked at several hundred CV’s and it would be fair to say that on the whole the standard has been at best variable. […]

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5 Tips To Make Your CV Stand Out

For most accountants and professionals the first step in the process of recruiting to a role is to invite candidates to submit a CV. If your CV does its job you get invite for interview. If not you probably never hear from the organisation. So what are 5 tips to make your CV stand out? […]

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Why Your CV Is Not Getting Results and What To Do Instead

If you want to land your next job, you have to get invited for job interviews. Your CV is your personal marketing document. Yet the standard of CV is generally pretty poor. If your CV is not getting the results that you want, take a few minutes to watch this short video. In the video […]

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