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  • Five absolute ‘musts’ for marketing yourself as a Contractor or Interim Manager

    Five absolute ‘musts’ for marketing yourself as a Contractor or Interim Manager

    1) Make sure your LinkedIn profile has been given the same care and attention as a corporate website. It is effectively your website to promote your micro-business and is a critical piece of marketing collateral which is viewed by 85% of Recruiters / Hiring Managers before a hiring decision is made.
    2) Shift your thinking about CVs. Most people are still using the same style that they had whe... Read more >>

  • Top 10 LinkedIn Tips

    Top 10 LinkedIn Tips

    LinkedIn is fast becoming an essential business tool for both job seeking and social media marketing. James Potter, The LinkedIn Man has kindly shared some of his expertise with us.

    Connections:
    Only connect to those you know, like, trust or need – disconnect others. Your network reflects you, enables you, and others can use it as a way of measuring your choices in connections, n... Read more >>

  • The CV & Interview Advisors support WorkingmumsLive

    The CV & Interview Advisors support WorkingmumsLive

    We are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at the WorkingmumsLive event on Tuesday 8th March 2011 in Central London.

    The event is aimed at people who want positive work life balance through flexible working including Mums (and Dads) with children that want to continue their careers without sacrificing time with their family.

    Finding good quality employees is a chal... Read more >>

  • You're Hired! Winning Strategies for Securing Jobs and Winning Clients - 28th February 2011

    You're Hired! Winning Strategies for Securing Jobs and Winning Clients - 28th February 2011

    The CV and Interview Advisors have teamed up with the UK's leading LinkedIn specialist to run a unique seminar for freelancers, contractors and consultants to help generate more clients and jobs.

    The day seminar will equip you with a toolkit to boost your business. We will focus on the visible and hidden job market and show you how to use LinkedIn, your CV and winning interview techniqu... Read more >>

  • The Apprentice 2010 - how to use sales techniques in an interview

    The Apprentice 2010 - how to use sales techniques in an interview

    Its compelling viewing and certainly one of my guilty pleasures, however each week I do sit there and cringe when Sir Alan (or is it Lord Sugar) asks the candidates in the board room why he should spare them a public firing. Invariably, the response is some kind of bumbled diatribe which amounts to “well I haven’t shown it yet but I am brilliant - honest”. The responses are always unsubstant... Read more >>

  • CV Writing Company Literally Giving Cash Away – Read Here!

    CV Writing Company Literally Giving Cash Away – Read Here!

    Sounds like another load of marketing blurb doesn’t it but read on because this is a genuine offer that anyone (other than a recluse living in the Outer Hebrides) can benefit from.

    CV writing companies have one key marketing challenge, which is to make as many job seekers as possible aware of their services.

    Thousands of pounds are spent on developing partnerships with jo... Read more >>

  • CV and Interview Advisors run their first phone seminar

    CV and Interview Advisors run their first phone seminar

    The CV and Interview Advisors are running a new CV Masterclass seminar on Wednesday 15th September at 6:05pm.

    The aim of the phone in seminar is to provide in-depth and specific guidance on how to write your own CV. It aims to cut through the masses of information that is available on CV Writing and tell you exactly what you need to do and most importantly, how to do it.

    We w... Read more >>

  • The Cost of CV Writing Services

    The Cost of CV Writing Services

    If you have been looking around for a CV writing service you will have noticed that prices vary considerably and may be wondering why. The CV & Interview Advisors (that’s us) were one of the early entrants into the world of CV writing and have been around for many years. We consider ourselves an authority on our industry and all things related to job hunting and would like to shed some light on ... Read more >>

  • Should a CV include a Personal Profile – the current view!

    Should a CV include a Personal Profile – the current view!

    By Matt Craven – Managing Director of The CV & Interview Advisors.

    There has been some conjecture amongst professionals regarding the merits of a personal profile on a CV. This conjecture stems from the fact that many job seekers fill their personal profiles with irrelevant and mostly clichéd information. Here at the CV & Interview Advisors, we offer free CV Appraisals, there... Read more >>

  • CVs for IT Contractors - how to write a CV that isn't 6 pages long!

    CVs for IT Contractors - how to write a CV that isn't 6 pages long!

    In my capacity as a Career Consultant, I have worked closely with the IT industry for many years and two challenges keep rearing their ugly head: Firstly, how does an IT Contractor write a CV that isn't six pages long; and secondly, what happens if you want to apply for a role that draws upon skills gained in a contract that isn't the most recent piece of work that you have done. I anticipate lots... Read more >>

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