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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!

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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.  
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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.
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Covering Letter

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

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