Like websites, cars and fashions - fonts date. Keep your CV in a contemporary font.
2. A CV’s job is to generate interest in you.
Remember an interview is another name for a business meeting between 2 professionals. Unless you are in a job and are about to get head-hunted and you don’t have any meetings planned..is it likely you are going to get a new job?....Unlikely.
3. Remember your CV is a sales 'WOW' document
When people put together a CV they think it should be a factual reconciliation of their previous background and experience.......Right?.......Wrong!
Are you loving the google plus yet? Or is it just another social media network thing to think about? Right.
It just means more time doing computing and less time living! Right?
Google plus, Yawn… I only need Facebook and Twitter I don’t use anything else.
Social media is here to stay and Google wants a slice of it. Google plus will find you. I found a great blog hear from Ann Premazon about Google plus…worth a read!
http://www.annpremazon.com/google-plus/ or watch this
I got the first sense this week in a long time that some kind a real jobs appetite was starting to return to the market.
The number of briefs coming in to our consultancy is starting, I think, to show that the demand is returning. You wont see any pictures of green shoots or mentions of anything green at all but if you want an instinct on what is happening, then there you have it.
It was good to see the Reed Index reporting some positive year on year stats for post Easter too.
I am looking forward to seeing some more good news reports later this year.
PR or Public Relations is usually a slick operation with well managed corporate messages and sleek running social media campaigns gathering sizeable click through rates for all clients right?......wrong!
On your coffee break … have some light relief. Check out these recent PR faux-pas.
Firstly remember the #McDStories that took off like a duck landing on a frozen lake without reverse thrust.
MacDonalds according to BusinessInsider a twitter campaign by McDonald's backfired when people started sharing the wrong kind of #McDStories (via @bored2tears).McDonald's kicked things off