Why is good design, good business? This blog explores the top 5 reasons how a well-designed CV, presentation or social media presence can have a dramatic impact on your job search results.
Writing a CV can be difficult. For some of us, it’s something that comes naturally. For others, it’s the kind of thing that sends a cold shiver down the spine. Whether it’s your English reticence for blowing your own trumpet or simply that you don’t have a creative way with words, the truth you need to understand is that your CV really does matter.
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.
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:
The start of the year is a great time to set goals for the year ahead. We’re almost at the end of January so let’s focus on getting on top of your ‘to-do’ lists and work on improving your job prospects.
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:
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.
Your CV is often the first contact you make with a potential employer, and it can make or break your chances of getting to the next step in the hiring process. As simple as they may be to avoid, spelling errors are the most common mistakes we see in engineering and technical CVs.
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?
Does the mere thought of attending an interview start your palms sweating and fill you with a sense of dread? Don’t panic! Being interviewed need not be an arduous experience. Knowing what to expect will enable you to be better prepared and allow your confidence to shine through!