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Looking for a new job? Here’s what you should have on your CV

| blog, L&B World, News | January 18, 2016

Finding a new job is extremely hard. Landing your dream job even more so because you have to prove why YOU are perfect for the job.

Oh and you’re expected to do that within the restraints of a two-page document.

Your CV is crucial in setting you apart from other potential applicants yet many people still underestimate how important it is and what to prioritise.

According to a recent survey, what we think is important on a CV is vastly different to what employers are actually looking for.

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For example, 72 per cent of people think it’s important to include personal interest section in their CV while only 41 per cent of recruiters agree.

The survey, carried out by recruitment specialists, Michael Page, surveyed 2,000 people and 480 recruiters.

Other tips revealed in the survey include the fact… Read the full story


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