Knockout CV: How to Get Noticed, Get Interviewed & Get Hired

Knockout CV: How to Get Noticed, Get Interviewed & Get Hired

By: John Lees (author)Paperback

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It doesn't take months to learn how to write a CV that works, but it does take a few hours. This book is designed to take you through that process quickly, taking some short cuts, encouraging your readers to say one simple word: "yes". Drawing on 25 years' experience of training recruiters and his work as one of the UK's best known career strategists, John Lees, author of the bestselling How To Get A Job You'll Love, shows you how to write CVs and cover letters that convey your strengths quickly and get you into the interview process. John Lees doesn't just want you to get a job, he wants you to get a job that feels right at least three days of out of five.

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About Author

John Lees is one of the UK's best-known career strategists, and has written several other career titles including the bestselling: How to Get a Job You'll Love, Job Interviews: Top answers to tough questions and Take control of your career. John has a column in Metro, as well as regularly being featured in the national press.


Foreword by Penny de Valk, CEO of Fairplace Cedar About the Author Acknowledgements Overview: Composing your CV from back to front List of Downloadable Documents & CVs Why you should read this book Making your CV work for you Your CV and your job search The essentials of a knockout CV Cataloguing your material Choosing the right CV format Structuring your CV to match your circumstances The mix & match CV Constructing your job-by-job history: turning events into evidence Writing about achievements The art of profile writing Getting more out of your profile Fine tuning page 1 FAQs and checklists for your final edit Market testing your CV and working with recruitment consultancies Speculative and cover letters Completing application forms Appendix: employer responses to the CV survey

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/09/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780077152857
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780077152857
  • weight: 680
  • ISBN10: 0077152859

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