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New Year Resolutions for Your Job Search this year

New Year Resolutions

‘Looking for a new job’ is a popular New Year resolution every year, along with ‘going to the gym’, ‘eating healthy’ and ‘spending less’.
Whilst we can’t help you with your budgeting or sticking to a fitness programme, we hope the information below will help you in your career search in the year ahead.
(if you’d like to read more tips click here to see our New Year resolutions from previous years, we’re sure they’re still helpful this year!)
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8 ways to help recruiters find you (and your CV!)

Hire Me SignAs recruiters we always look to connect with individuals who are interested in new career opportunities and have the skills, experience and qualifications our clients are looking for. So whilst we search through databases, build our networks and connect with jobseekers, how can you make sure that we find you…..and your CV? Continue reading

Spring Clean Your CV

feather_duster_spring_cleanIt’s that time of year when many of us spring clean our spare rooms, attics, cars, garden sheds and, if you’re like me, your office desk! But what about your CV?

Very often we simply keep adding information to our CV with each new job or qualification we gain but few of us seem to really clear out old or irrelevant information, give it a really good tidy up or dare I suggest even start again! Continue reading

It’s a CV but not as we know it!

A template with individuality

Whilst most jobseekers may stick with the traditional CV there are some who prefer a more individual format such as the  ‘Video CV’. Now, not everyone will necessary feel comfortable in front of the camera or feel they have the technical or creative know-how to make an effective Video CV (unlike Graeme Anthony who made headlines earlier this year with his Video) but after spotting Prezi’s new CV template I wondered if there is something which offers the familiar content structure and  allows candidates to show their individuality, creativity and personality. Continue reading

Escape’s Guide for Job Seekers: How to Write a CV

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This is a question we are asked often and the biggest problem we have when answering it is that there is no one right answer. At times it may be best to focus and promote your qualifications, at other times the achievements you have gained in your career are more important.

The content, style and focus of your CV can depend on a number of other factors including: Continue reading

Escape’s Guide for Job Seekers: CV Hints & Tips

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Welcome to the first in a series of posts offering advice, hints & tips for jobseekers from the team at Escape Recruitment.
In this series we hope to offer you the information you really need to help at every stage of your job seeking process from job searching & registering with recruitment agencies through to writing cover letters, how to write a CV and of course interview hints & tips! Continue reading