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Five great tips on how to write your CV

Your CV hopefully portrays an accurate, detailed and relevant insight into your work life to date.  It should also demonstrate that you have the necessary skills and experience to apply for the job. This is a great starting point. However, don’t think you’re alone in applying for this job. You could potentially be competing against hundreds,

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Transform your CV

Minding my own business on a Sunday afternoon I came across a handy article in The Sunday Times Style Magazine. Scarlett Curtis, a young and spirited ‘gen-Z’ columnist has given us a collection of online tools that can help our professional appearance. The one that really caught my eye was CEEV. Described as a ‘nifty

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How to write a personal profile for your CV

A personal profile is essentially the introduction to your CV. An insight into what you’re all about. This is your golden opportunity to promote yourself, so make sure it counts! I often relate a personal profile to the write up on the back of a DVD. A short paragraph that gives a colourful description about

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How to write a standout CV

Your CV hopefully portrays an accurate, detailed and relevant insight into your work life to date. It should also demonstrate that you have the necessary skills and experience to apply for this job. This is a great starting point. However, don’t think you’re alone in applying for this job. You could potentially be competing against

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How to show you’re a great fit for the job on your CV

                    Sometimes the job description in a job advert is too vague to allow you to accurately demonstrate why you’re a great fit for the job. It’s in moments like these that you will probably be tempted to fire off a generic CV and hope for

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Simple CV tweaks that will get you noticed by employers

  If you’re regularly applying for jobs you think you’re perfect for, but aren’t receiving responses, perhaps your CV isn’t standing out amongst the competition. To make sure you’re noticed by top employers, and for the right reasons (unlike this guy), here are some simple CV tweaks that will strengthen your application. Inject relevant keywords

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GB Solutions attended SkillsFest 2016

  GB Solutions were pleased to attend SkillsFest on 11th & 12th March at the Growth Hub, University of Gloucestershire, Oxtalls Campus. In 2016 SkillsFest was funded by Gloucestershire County Council and aims to provide young people in Gloucestershire with “opportunities to discover what they are good at and what they enjoy, through interactive activities

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How to write an excellent cover letter

Along with your CV, the cover letter is often the first chance you’ll get to impress an employer, yet they are often rushed and unconsidered. Here’s our guide on what to write to get the attention your application deserves.   Give it time You may spend hours and hours on your CV, but there is

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10 things NOT to put in your CV

Your CV will never be finished. You will be forever tweaking, updating, checking and tailoring. There are essential things you need to include in your CV, but also things you really shouldn’t. You CV is your first impression to an employer We came across a great infographic from the guys at CareerSavvy highlighting 10 things you

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