Category Archives: Blog

Celebrating Our 1000th Tweet!

Today, we celebrate our 1000th Tweet with – you guessed it – this blog post and a Tweet about it.

Since establishing ABCV Solutions in 2014, our main focus remains high quality, well-written CVs for clients across the engineering spectrum. We take pride in our ability to explore the unique skills, achievements as well as ambitions of each client to prepare meticulously correct, succinct and engaging CVs, LinkedIn profiles and cover letters.

But it doesn’t end there.

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Optimise Your LinkedIn Profile with Keywords

Your LinkedIn profile is key to promoting your professional credentials online and relies heavily on search results to drive people to your information.

It’s a great idea to invest some time in optimising your LinkedIn profile because many companies use a tool called LinkedIn Talent Solutions to search for candidates via keywords, location, industry and a number of other parametres.

To stand out from the millions of other LinkedIn profiles, you’ll want to make sure you’re maximising your relevant keywords.

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Getting ready for the GDPR

In May 2018, the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) changes will be coming into force. The intent of GDPR is to bring together and update existing data protection regulations within the EU, ensuring they reflect how companies now engage with data.

Whether you’re a candidate, a recruiter or a business here are the 3 things you must know about the GDPR introduction in May 2018:

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Tips for coping with a sudden job loss

With the news of the failed building firm Carillion making headlines this week and with thousands of workers standing to lose their jobs as the company goes down, it’s perhaps a good time remind ourselves that it’s how we act on the news we get that determines our success in getting a good new job after the loss of one. Here are our tips on how to bounce back:

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Why do I need my CV professionally written?

In a competitive job market, writing a CV can be a daunting prospect. It’s the first thing recruiters and hiring managers will consider and your first opportunity to make a big impression.

Download our guide to writing the perfect CV, and learn about the most common mistakes and omissions in engineering and technical CVs.

CLICK HERE

(https://abcvsolutions.com/wp-content/themes/abcv/PHPMailer/ABCV_Solutions_CV_Writing_Advice.pdf)

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Is Contracting Right For You?

Working 9 to 5 isn’t the only way to make a living. The number of people turning to self-employment and contracting has increased by 25% since 2001 with no signs of slowing down. Despite the rise of the ‘gig economy’, contractors have been working this way for years and 70% of them do so out of choice instead of necessity – but is it right for you?

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