Join ABCV Solutions Director, Amelia Brooke and other inspiring engineering and technology employers who will share their insights on what it is like to work for them and what you can expect from pursuing a career in engineering.
Hosted by EqualEngineers, come along to this lively event to find out about apprenticeships, placements, internships and graduate opportunities. Don’t forget to bring along your CV and drop in for a FREE CV Review.
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September is International Update Your Resume Month! Most people don’t think about updating their resumes (or CVs as we like to call them here in the UK) until they find a suitable vacancy. But updating your CV doesn’t need to be a time consuming or painful experience.
There’s no doubt that the tools for job hunters have improved over the last few years. Social media, with platforms like LinkedIn, are proving invaluable in helping careers grow across a wide range of professions.
The mistake that many job seekers make, however, is to simply upload their CV to sites such as LinkedIn – the truth is that this platform is a great marketing opportunity and you’ve got some prime advertising real-estate to play with.
Get it right, and it should draw potential employers to your profile and significantly increase your chance of getting that dream job.
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.
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.
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.
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?