Career Top 10 – To Boldly Take Your Career Where It Has Never Been Before…

The festive period is often a time for family, friends and reflection. If you find yourself considering a warp jump in your career in 2014 then follow these Top 10 Tips to boldly take your career where it has never been before. Communication channels open, Heading 2014, Warp factor 9….Engage! Star Base 1.  Research yourself. Identify your core skills, values and key achievements Mars Colony 2.  Research the world of work. Create a list of the industries, sectors, organisations, locations and roles you are specifically interested in Titan 3.  Create you ideal job description. Given the information from items 1
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Does your CV Represent YOU?

I have reviewed more CV’s than I care to count and in doing so have learned one thing. Get the basics right. Too many times a CV is left wanting by not containing the simplest information an employer is looking for. Ask yourself some simple questions:     If you gave your CV to a stranger would they have a clear idea of what you want and what you can offer in just 20 seconds? Does your CV clearly state your skills and desires? Are you proud of your CV? If the answer is no to any of these, you
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Checklist for a great CV

If time is against you and you need to jump-start the process, here are some quick tips for producing your CV: 1. Make sure your contact information is clearly visible at the top of the document   2. Your personal profile should be around 3-5 lines and tell the reader who you are, what you have and what you’re looking for   3. List your key skills and competencies in order of importance to the role you’re applying for   4. Keep it to 2 pages if you’re sending directly to a company or the hiring manager 5. You must make
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