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    Nine out of ten CVs contain spelling mistakes

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    Is your CV one of the many that contain hidden blunders throughout? Or are you part of the very few that have a flawless resumé? Men are much sloppier when it comes to spelling and grammar on their CVs compared to women – according to new research by Adzuna, who looked at 20,000 CVs to […]

    Making your CV stand out from the crowd

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    A good CV can be the difference between getting your dream job and being ignored but with more people applying for a new job in January compared to any other month, is it time to get your CV in order? Steve Thompson, managing director at Forward Role, has put together a list of top resumé […]

    Top Christmas stories of the year

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    Take a look at the top Christmas related stories searched for on the PA Life website throughout 2018 and while you are at it, don’t forget to follow us on: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.  Real-life Christmas party horror stories Over the past few weeks, Vincenzo Ferrara has been busy curating the PA Life guide […]

    One in three UK jobseekers lie on their CV

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    Can you honestly say that your CV is completely truthful? New research has shown that one in three of us lie on our CV. More than one in three jobseekers (38%) have lied on their CV at least once, reveals new insight from a nationwide study. Proving to be a nation prone to a little […]

    Employers now favour apprenticeships or experience over university degrees

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    Employers now favour relevant apprenticeships or experience over university degrees, a study has found. Researchers who polled 1,000 decision makers found 49 per cent prefer to see experience from a relevant apprenticeship or previous position on a candidate’s CV. Just 24 per cent said they would be more likely to take on someone who had […]

    Are you a CV cliché? Analysis of over a million CVs reveals the top buzzwords seen by UK employers

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    Analysis of over 1.1 million UK CVs has revealed the most common CV buzzwords seen by prospective employers. Job search engine Adzuna has scoured through the CVs on its platform to bring to light the UK’s most common job-hunting clichés, revealing the number of CVs in which they appear, and the amount of times the […]

    Top 10 tips to ace your next job interview

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    Job interviews are an often daunting experience, but with the right planning and preparation they can be turned into a much smoother process, helping allay any nerves along the way. Workplace experts LondonOffices.com has compiled a list of the top 10 things to help university graduates and jobseekers ace any interview and help land that dream […]

    How to improve your CV in 10 simple steps

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    There are some common mistakes people make on their CV. Here, Kushal Karki from Inspiring Interns, lays out ten simple steps candidates can make to ensure they stand out from the competition 1. Write a punchy personal statement Personal statements (the summary at the top of your CV) should be short, concise and punchy. It […]

    12 things to remove from your CV

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    Annie Walton Doyle, from Inspiring Interns, shares her thoughts on what candidates should remove from their CV to land their dream job 1. A ‘career objective’ If you’re using your CV to apply for a job, it’s pretty obvious your immediate aim. And adding in some faraway goal is unlikely to make you seem ambitious […]

    Six clichés to avoid on your CV

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    There are certain buzzwords and turns of phrase that have recruiters everywhere grinding their teeth. Remember, these people have to sift through hundreds of CVs and cover letters before narrowing things down to a handful of applicants, so they tend to read the same tired old clichés over and over. Claiming to be a ‘team […]


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