CV advice

CV Writing | Posted 07.12.21

CV Advice Why is a CV important? The CV is your main entry point into a new job or career, it is what will get you to the interview stage, so taking the time to analyse the vacancy and compare the role with your key skills is paramount. Everything you detail from employment history to…

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Finding your first job

CV Writing | Job Hunting | Posted 21.09.21

So, you have just finished formal education, and now you are looking for your first opportunity to get into the workplace. You may have found yourself struggling to land that first interview, which could have you worried about your career prospects. To aid you on your journey, we have put together a handy guide you…

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How to Spring Clean Your CV

CV Writing | Posted 12.03.20

When looking for a new job, it’s important to ‘spring clean’ your CV and make sure it is up to date. Perfecting your CV is one of the most important parts of the job hunt, as it’s your chance to make a good first impression on the employer. If you haven’t applied for a new…

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Are Creative CVs A Good Idea?

Contact Centre | CV Writing | Job Hunting | Working Advice | Posted 04.12.19

In today’s competitive job market, having a creative CV might seem like a great way to stand out from the crowd.  The CV is your chance to give a good first impression to the employer, and it will often dictate your chances of making it through to the next stage of the application process. So…

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How To Make Your CV Sparkle!

Contact Centre | CV Writing | Working Advice | Posted 05.11.19

The CV is one of the most important parts of the job hunt. It’s your chance to give a good first impression to the employer, and it will often dictate your chances of making it through to the next stage of the application process. In many industries, especially at junior or entry-level roles – you’re…

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Myth Busting Recruitment

Myth Busting Recruitment; What You Need to Know

Contact Centre | CV Writing | Interview | Job Hunting | Posted 23.09.19

Mythbusting time. So many people believe that to register with a recruitment agency for their next dream job actually incurs a cost to them; it doesn’t Recruitment agencies get their income from organisations and businesses looking to grow their team and by helping them find the right candidates. Put simply, you receive all of the…

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The Demise of the CV

The Demise of the CV

Contact Centre | CV Writing | Posted 22.08.19

As someone who meets with contact centre managers day in and day out, it’s become apparent that a new way of assessing candidates is needed. Gone are the days of sending CVs with the same old profile and endless lists of menial duties, taking and receiving calls and other obvious parts of the job. Waiting…

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Speed of Recruitment

Contact Centre | CV Writing | Interview | Job Hunting | Post Interview | Posted 14.08.19

Recruitment – it can be a dirty job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily Cordant People are here to assist with your recruitment needs and help you understand what’s going on in the recruitment world, making the process as easy as possible for you, your organisation and our candidates. Before we start It’s really…

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Spring Clean Your CV

CV Writing | Posted 15.03.19

The springtime; a time famed for cleaning and flowers, but why just stop at cleaning out your cupboards? Ever considered spring cleaning your CV too? Here’re our top tips in order to do just that: 1. Brush Away the Dust Just how long exactly has it been since you updated your CV? This can seem…

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Does your CV tell your story?

CV Writing | Posted 04.02.18

Your CV can be considered your autobiography, documenting your previous roles, qualifications, skills and even your interests – but are you missing a key element to help you stand out amongst the crowd? There’s probably nothing wrong with your current CV. It has your professional and educational history in just the right amount of detail,…

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Your CV hobbies and interests: A guide

CV Writing | Posted 16.01.18

The hobbies and interests section of a CV is often overlooked and more often than not is disregarded altogether. Despite this section of the CV is exactly what it says on the tin, it can often stump a person and leave them struggling to find exciting and interesting things to say about themselves. However, adding a personal interests…

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Telling your story with a video CV

CV Writing | Posted 10.01.18

This #NationalStorytellingWeek why not tell your story with a video CV? As career coach, Lisa LaRue outlines, “A traditional CV outlines your skills, qualifications and experience, whereas a video CV enables an employer to get a feel for your personality,” So if you’ve never considered one now really is the time, “It’s really just another…

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