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#CV

# cv - Monday 25 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge PIC: Why you don't give your CV to your friends Morto

PIC: Why you don't give your CV to your friends

Because they might make… additions.

# cv - Friday 21 December, 2012

UK: Jobseekers could be remotely monitored on compulsory website

The website allows unemployed users to upload a CV to be matched to suitable job openings.

# cv - Sunday 21 October, 2012

5 pointers to remember in an interview

Preparation, examples, telling the company what they need to know: Some basic things to remember when going for that job.

# cv - Sunday 14 October, 2012

Open thread: What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever put on a CV? Cv Gaffes This post contains images

Open thread: What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever put on a CV?

Smoking as a hobby? Surfing the internet as a skill? Join the club.

# cv - Saturday 13 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge Nobel laureate, and other things you can put on your CV* Dubious

Nobel laureate, and other things you can put on your CV*

* But probably shouldn’t.

# cv - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Column: I had no job but volunteering helped me feel more fulfilled

Graduate Paul Lang found himself unemployed after leaving college but said that volunteering was the first step to getting his life back on track.

# cv - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Wednesday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# cv - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Accountants cite bad spelling, formatting and grammar as worst CV offences

A survey of accountants has found that the majority rate CVs as average with 80 per cent of recruiters in the industry dismissing a candidate’s chances immediately due to a badly prepared curriculum vitae.

# cv - Monday 14 May, 2012

Poll: Have you ever lied on your CV? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever lied on your CV?

The head of Yahoo has resigned after it was found that his CV said he had a computer science degree which he didn’t actually have. Have you ever tried to get away with it?

# cv - Friday 13 April, 2012

What recruiters look at during the 6 seconds they spend on your CV

The average recruiter is swamped with CVs – so they only get seconds to view each one. Here’s what they take in.

# cv - Sunday 12 February, 2012

In pictures: 13 of the weirdest real-life job applications Jobs This post contains images

In pictures: 13 of the weirdest real-life job applications

From topless photos to Donald Trump role plays, here are some of the ways people tried to make their applications stand out…

# cv - Monday 2 January, 2012

11 things you should never put on your CV Jobs This post contains images

11 things you should never put on your CV

Looking for a job in the new year? Then take our advice and make sure not to put these on it…

# cv - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Careers clinic: A job interview is no time for humility

TheJournal.ie’s resident careers guru Liam Horan advises that when it comes to interviews, be yourself – but even more so than usual…

# cv - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Cardiff could go back to old job - but has one day to apply

The post of Secretary-General at the Department of Finance requires “effective management” and “excellent co-ordination” with key agencies such as… the NTMA.

Careers clinic: 10 pointers to get you noticed by a recruitment company

TheJournal.ie’s resident careers guru Liam Horan interviews a recruitment company boss to find out how YOU can get your CV to the top of the pile.

# cv - Friday 7 October, 2011

Poll: Do you care if an employer sees your social media pages? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you care if an employer sees your social media pages?

A survey by a leading recruitment firm has found that a quarter of companies check potential employees’ social media presence – would you worry about what they might see on your social media profiles?

# cv - Sunday 2 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge 9 of the worst questions you could be asked in a job interview Head Melt

9 of the worst questions you could be asked in a job interview

The nightmare questions which have actually been asked in interviews include queries on poisoning pigs, good jokes, favourite songs, and the roundness of manholes. How would you answer?

# cv - Friday 9 September, 2011

Employers catch out majority of CV liars - survey

Thinking of telling a small untruth on your CV? A new survey has revealed that 93 per cent of employers reject candidates who lie on their job applications.