School Leavers – What Next?

With A Level and GCSE exams finally over, it might be that you’ve started to give some thought to what happens next. It might be that your next step is a job, either looking for a full time career or a part time job. If it is, to get a job, you’re going to need a CV. Putting a CV together can take time and if you’ve never had to do one before, where do you start?

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Is Using White Text on Your CV a Good Idea?

I was shocked to see a recruiter advise people to use white text on their CV, stating by adding a third page which contained key words written in white text, they’d easily get through any filter. I thought the post was incredibly misguided, it’s alright telling people how to buck the system, but the fact remains that if your CV does manage to make it through, when an actual person reads it, you still won’t get the interview, let alone the job!