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CV Writing

A successful CV is one that gets you to the interview stage of the recruitment process. In the following sections, we take a look at what factors contribute towards an effective CV, one that will get you that job!

Girl writing

How to write an effective CV

An introduction to CV writing and why first impressions are important.
First impressions really matter when it concerns your CV.

Types of CV

There are a few different styles of CV, the main ones being the Functional CV and the Chronological CV. Choosing which style to use depends upon your career history and the job for which you are applying.  
Man writing

Structure of a CV

A look at the different sections of a CV and how they should be arranged.
CV Common Mistakes

Common CV Mistakes

A look at some of the most common mistakes made when constructing a CV.
Lady writing

Covering Letter

Hints and tips on how to put together a Covering Letter to accompany your CV or application.

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Finance

Debt Advice and Welfare Benefit Service

Thu 05 March 2015, 9:00am

Business woman

Using English Effectively

Thu 05 March 2015, 12:00pm

Business man

Business Basics

Mon 09 March 2015, 2:30pm

Keyboard

Free Software for Business

Thu 26 March 2015, 2:30pm

Chinese Lives in Birmingham

We would like to wish all our customers a Happy Chinese New Year 2015

Look out for the 'Chinese Lives in Birmingham' exhibition in the Library of Birmingham in April.