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By Matt Craven, Managing Director of The CV & Interview Advisors
I remember leaving university back in the early 90s and approaching a local secretarial services firm to type my CV so that I could post it out to all the employers that were surely desperate to hire my good self into their business. I also remember thinking at the time that £40 seemed really expensive.
It also... Read more >>
Transitioning from a career within the Forces to the Civilian world can be a daunting task however Forces personnel are very much in demand and with the right job hunting strategy, lucrative and fulfilling careers are very much achievable.
1. Round pegs for round holes. Too many careers advisors will tell you to write a Personal Profile that focuses on transfe... Read more >>
We have just launched a new service which is open to both UK and international customers. This new service is a 1 hour 30 minute workshop (done via teleconference) which will focus on CV writing and interview technique. Our next session is Thursday 7th April at 7.15pm UK time.
The workshop will be delivered by Matt Craven, Managing Director of The CV & Interview Advisors. Matt has a st... Read more >>
If you haven't already read our new blog or tweets then you are missing out!
Matt Craven, the Chief Executive of The CV and Interview Advisors is an expert in job search strategy and he is using the blog and twitter to keep people updated with the latest in recruitment news and the advice on writing CVs and Interview Coaching.
So read our blog at www.cvandinterviewadvisors.bl... Read more >>
Matt Craven was interviewed by workingmums.co.uk recently, the jobs board aimed at those seeking flexible working opportunities.
Read the article and find out what advice he gave those looking for more flexible working.
"Matt Craven not only helps working mums with interview and cv advice, but he is also a fervent believer in hiring them.
He has advertised s... Read more >>
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 >>
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.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
"Thank you for the completed copy of my CV,I found it very difficult to articulate the worth of 22 years military experience into civilian language but you have done that very well...."
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