You're Hired! CV

You're Hired! CV : How to Write a Brilliant Cv

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Containing valuable CV advice, templates, practical tips, and advice on how to use social channels in your job search, this edition of the UK's bestselling CV book brings the content fully up to date with new real-life examples.
Authored by Corinne Mills, Managing Director of the UK's leading career coaching and outplacement company, Personal Career Management, this book provides valuable insight into what recruiters and employers are looking for. Corinne has worked for 20 years in the career management field, helping thousands of individuals with a wide array of career challenges and regularly features as the career expert for the Guardian, Telegraph, FT, Sky News as well as the BBC.
You're Hired! How to write a brilliant CV is essential reading for creating the best possible CV for the job you want, whether you're just starting out or moving your career forward. This book guides you through the preparation process to identify your most relevant skills and experiences for the position you are applying for. Filled with real-life examples and practical advice on how to address tricky career challenges, and use your CV to stand out from the competition, this is an indispensable guide for job hunters.
The You're Hired! series from Trotman guides job hunters through the challenging process of finding and securing their perfect role. Each book is written by an expert in their field and is filled with tips, advice and useful exercises to help prepare for every stage of the job search.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 14.99mm | 485g
  • Trotman Publishing
  • Richmond, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 1844551776
  • 9781844551774
  • 193,504

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You're hired - the words that every job applicant wants to hear. But with many more job-hunters than jobs available, the odds are stacked against you. You're Hired! is a series of essential guides for job-hunters, showing you how to research, apply for and land the job of your dreams. Each book is written by an expert professional and is filled with tips, advice and practical exercises to help you prepare for every stage of your job search. Answering every question you have about the job-search process, this series provides the professional guidance and insider knowledge you need in order to beat the competition and hear those magic words - you're hired!
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Writing your CV is the first step to applying for a job but it can be a surprisingly difficult task. How do you convey your wealth of skills and experience in two short pages (and should it even be two pages)? How can you convince the recruiter that you should be top of their list for interview? CV writing looks like it should be easy to do. However, anyone who has tried it knows that selling your skills, and doing it well, is much more difficult than it seems. This step-by-step guide helps you turn a straightforward historical record of your experience into a carefully crafted business proposal, tackling all aspects of your CV from format to functionality. Divided into targeted sections, the book helps you to plan, gather information and then build a CV which presents you as an ideal candidate. Filled with useful tips and practical activities to ensure you present your skills and experience in the most positive and appropriate way, this book will set you on the way to creating a CV that positions you as a front-runner for the interview finishing line.
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"Expertly written with tons of helpful advice." Management Today "The best guide to writing a CV." Nigel Leigh, Telgraphjobs "Mills has produced a concise yet comprehensive compendium... Each chapter is easy to follow and illustrated with relevant case studies, reinforcing the authors point. PQ Rating: 5/5. The only book on, as Mills describes it, the "deceptively tricky" art of CV writing you'll ever need." PQ Careers Magazine "A CV book has to stand out from the crowd... has to impress with its good sense, its insight and its practicality. This one does." Daily Express
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About Corinne Mills

Corinne Mills is Managing Director of Personal Career Management, the UK's leading and most innovative career coaching company. She has coached thousands of people during her career, on all aspects of career management, including those looking for a new role following redundancy or a career break, as well as those who are seeking promotion or a career change. Her coaching clients have ranged from senior figures in British Industry to first time job-seekers and all the roles in between. She is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Personnel and Development with an MA in Human Resources and worked for a number of years in senior HR roles before specialising in career management. Corinne appears regularly in the media advising on career issues including;Tonight with Trevor MacDonald, BBC news, the Guardian, magazines like Company, Esquire, Psychologies and Red as well as a wide range of industry journals.
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