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Writing CVs, Linkedin profiles, application forms or letters doesn’t come naturally to many people, you’re not alone.  Thousands of people search Google every day, looking for help so we’ve launched an advice centre, which contains lots of helpful online writing guides.

Our highly experienced writers have written a range of useful blog posts, articles, how to guides, check lists and top tips to help you plan, prepare and write your new CV, resume, Linkedin profile or cover letter.  Just use the search function or visit a dedicated category to discover lots of fantastic job-related help and advice.

You’ll also find the answers to many common CV, resume, Linkedin profile and cover letter writing questions, together with useful articles and industry news.  To find the answer to your query, you can either use the search facility found on the right-hand-side bar of this page or select a category from the drop down menu in the advice centre.

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2504, 2016

How to secretly view Linkedin profiles

April 25th, 2016|0 Comments

How to secretly view Linkedin profiles
Have you ever needed to stalk someone’s Linkedin profile without them knowing? Well, there is a way to secretly view Linkedin profiles and it’s easy to do too!
Private Mode – […]

1203, 2016

5 Ways to Find Unadvertised Jobs.

March 12th, 2016|0 Comments

5 Ways to Find Unadvertised Jobs
If you’re looking for a new job, you’ve probably tapped in to all the traditional ways of looking for jobs, registering with recruitment agencies, searching online job boards, visiting the […]

2502, 2016

5 Top Tips for using Twitter to Search for Jobs

February 25th, 2016|1 Comment

Using Twitter to Search for Jobs.
Using Twitter to search for jobs is a good option for people in many professions.  Social media is growing at a rate of knots and isn’t to be ignored.  Whilst […]

2402, 2016

How to Write an Interview Date Acceptance Letter

February 24th, 2016|0 Comments

How to Write an Interview Date Acceptance Letter
Congratulations on receiving an invitation to attend an interview, your CV and/or Linkedin profile have got your foot through the door! Now, it’s time to be courteous and […]

1401, 2016

Why do companies use application forms?

January 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Why do companies use application forms?
I was recently asked ‘why do companies use application forms?’ by a user on Quora and it’s a good question so I thought it would be a good idea to […]

2110, 2015

9 Ways to Improve your Personal Brand [Infographic]

October 21st, 2015|0 Comments

9 Ways to Improve your Personal Brand
Do you know how to improve your personal brand?

Your personal brand is synonymous with your reputation, it’s what people think and say about you when your out of […]

1910, 2015

Include Qualification Acronyms on your Linkedin Profile

October 19th, 2015|0 Comments

How to include qualification acronyms on your Linkedin profile.
If you’ve got letters after your name, why aren’t you displaying them prominently on your Linkedin profile? One of the most important places to include qualification acronyms […]

1810, 2015

How to upload your CV or Resume to Linkedin.

October 18th, 2015|0 Comments

Upload your CV or Resume to Linkedin
Whilst it’s essential you have a really good, optimised profile, it’s often a good idea to upload your CV or resume to Linkedin too, particularly if you’re looking for […]

1210, 2015

The Importance of Linkedin Status Updates

October 12th, 2015|1 Comment

Linkedin Status Updates – Why They’re Important
Are you one of the millions of Linkedin users who have a Linkedin profile but fail to update your status on a regular basis? You’re not alone, very few […]

1110, 2015

How to find former colleagues on Linkedin

October 11th, 2015|0 Comments

How to find former colleagues on Linkedin
Long ago, when I first started working, there wasn’t the wonder of the internet so over the years, I have managed to lose touch with lots of people I […]

910, 2015

4 Key Places to Put Contact Details on Linkedin Profiles

October 9th, 2015|0 Comments

4 Places to put Contact Details on Linkedin Profiles

Linkedin is the leading online business networking platform so you could be missing out on business or career opportunities if you don’t provide your profile readers with […]

2209, 2015

How to Find Keywords in a Job Description

September 22nd, 2015|4 Comments

How to Find Keywords in a Job Description
Keywords are an essential part of any application you make, whether it’s submitting a CV or resume or completing an application form.  By including keywords from the job […]

1509, 2015

5 Tips – How to Complete Application Forms [Infographic]

September 15th, 2015|0 Comments

5 Tips – How to Complete Application Forms

Completing Application Forms
Do you have to complete application forms this week?
Filling out application forms is tedious when it’s far easier to attach a CV to an email. […]

1409, 2015

5 Tips to Improve a CV [Infographic]

September 14th, 2015|0 Comments

5 Tips to Improve a CV
If your CV isn’t up to scratch, you won’t get called to interview. It’s as simple as that! Take some time to review your CV,  pick over it with a […]

1408, 2015

Back to School Shopping List

August 14th, 2015|0 Comments

Back to School Shopping List.
Have you started buying this year’s school uniform for your children yet? Back to school shopping can be a real headache, particularly if you tend to leave it to the last-minute. […]

108, 2015

10 Ways a Linkedin Profile can find you a Job

August 1st, 2015|0 Comments

1507, 2015

6 Top Tips for Completing Job Application Forms [Infographic]

July 15th, 2015|0 Comments

6 Top Tips for Completing Job Application Forms
If you’d like to find out more, please read our 6 top tips for completing job application forms blog post.

Completing Job Application Forms
Completing job application forms […]

907, 2015

How to Ace an Interview – Infographic

July 9th, 2015|0 Comments

The 5 essential steps below will help every job candidate to ace an interview. Whilst they are well-know facts, far too many people fail at an interview because their nerves make them forget one or […]

807, 2015

[Infographic] 5 Proven Job Hunting Methods

July 8th, 2015|0 Comments

Last year we conducted a survey of 100 clients to find out what methods they were using to search for jobs.  The results made interesting reading with many people overlooking some essential job hunting techniques, […]

207, 2015

Ultimate Job Reference Guide – How to get a job reference

July 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

How to get a job reference
Read our ultimate job reference guide!
In today’s world almost every job will require you to have a couple of strong job references so don’t be afraid to ask people if […]

1306, 2015

Help recruiters find your CV online

June 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Help recruiters find your CV online

If you’ve toiled over writing your CV for several days, you’ll want it to get found when you post it on online job sites.  Simply uploading it isn’t […]

1006, 2015

5 Top Tips to Improve a CV

June 10th, 2015|0 Comments

5 Top Tips to Improve a CV
If you’re sending off your CV but not getting any interview invitations then you have to ask yourself… what’s wrong with my CV? More often than not, there will […]

703, 2015

Good and Bad CV Examples

March 7th, 2015|0 Comments

Good and Bad CV Examples
Most of us have a CV in some form or another, what differentiates them is that some of them are good but most of them are really bad! Some CVs are even really, […]

103, 2015

How to save a CV in .PDF format / convert to .PDF

March 1st, 2015|0 Comments

How to convert and save a CV as a PDF
Most people tend to use Microsoft Word to write and format their CVs and this is still the best program to use because it offers the […]

2302, 2015

Example of a Job Reference Page

February 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Example of a Job Reference Page
If you’ve had the interview and been offered the job, it’s likely that you will be asked to supply bone-fide job reference details.  A good way of doing this is […]

2202, 2015

How to Format a Job Reference Page

February 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

How to format a job reference page
When you are writing your job reference page, it is essential that you use a consistent format so your page should reflect the way your CV and cover letter […]

2102, 2015

How to write a job reference page

February 21st, 2015|0 Comments

How to Write a Job Reference Page
If you’re currently applying for jobs, it is important to be prepared so you have a job reference page available when a potential employer asks for one. 

In this […]

1102, 2015

The Ultimate Interview Checklist

February 11th, 2015|0 Comments

The Ultimate Interview Checklist
Job Interview Help

Congratulations on securing a job interview, you’re over the first hurdle but don’t mess it all up now.  Follow the 10 simple steps in our interview checklist to boost your […]

1102, 2015

Top Interview Mistakes – 5 things you shouldn’t say in an interview!

February 11th, 2015|0 Comments

Top Interview Mistakes
 5 things you shouldn’t say in an interview!
Congratulations on securing an interview, you’re over the first hurdle! Now, don’t make one or more of the 5 top interview mistakes.

Find out what some ill-prepared […]

1002, 2015

24 hour CV Writing Services

February 10th, 2015|0 Comments

24 hour CV Writing Services
Why don’t we offer a 24 hour turnaround service?
Quite simply, our years of experience in this industry have taught us that 24 hours is just not long enough to provide a […]

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