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Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Use CVs to highlight achievements

Showing off you highest achievements on a personal statement is vital for people hoping to secure a job.

Beverley Woodhams, head of central recruitment at the University of Greenwich, said that it was important that people show off their specific areas of interest as well as point out any work they have done that may have set them apart from their peers.

"Report on your extra-curricular activities, such as hobbies, part-time work, caring or other responsibilities. Candidates should articulate how they have grown or developed skills as a result," she suggested.

She said that while job seekers should ensure their claims are "honest and enthusiastic", they should definitely avoid making exaggerated claims.

This is because questions may be asked about them in the interview, which would put them in a bad light if it were to come out they embellished their application.

Meanwhile, recent research carried out by Hays revealed that two-thirds of workers would take another job if it was offered to them.

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Posted by Wayne BlyADNFCR-1617-ID-800762471-ADNFCR

Via: Salespeak News

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