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The new series of The Apprentice starts on Wednesday March 21st 2012 and I must confess that as much as the show frustrates me; it is one of my guilty pleasures. I like nothing more than watching these hard headed young business people complete their tasks and subsequently face off against each other in the board room. Now I personally think the tasks are pretty hard - I think it is easy to look o... Read more >>
Having set up and run various businesses and operated as the Managing Director of The CV & Interview Advisors for several years; the self-employed, entrepreneur and business owner community is very dear to my heart.
David Cameron talks about SMEs as being the engine room of the economy; employed folk stand back in admiration of their friends who have set up their own businesses; and I ... Read more >>
Last week we were approached by a very talented chap (lets call him Dave) who had engaged the services of one of our competitors and was rather underwhelmed by the results. We are huge advocates for driving professional standards across our industry and therefore I thought I would share his experiences with the outside world.
Firstly, it should be said that at all times, the CV Writer ... Read more >>
The Apprentice seems to be losing none of its popularity and the entries for the next series are due in by midnight on Sunday 3rd July.
Matt Craven, Managing Director of The CV & Interview Advisors gives his advice on how to produce a winning application.
Q1) Why should you be Lord Sugar's business partner?
Think of this section of the applications form as your b... Read more >>
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 >>
"Just thought i would email you to say thank you for all your hard work on the CV. It really is first class, and if i can't get a job with Alan Sugar I will not hold you responsible..."
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