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Friday 23 March 2012

CVs 'should always be kept up to date'

Jobseekers have been encouraged to clean up their CVs, before being given some words of advice on how to pursue such an activity.

With a resume usually presenting potential employers with a first look into a candidate, Elena Bajic, founder and chief executive of Ivy Exec, believes it is important to avoid having any embarrassing mistakes in them.

She pointed out to Forbes: "We review over 16,000 resumes each month and accept less than one third of them."

Ms Bajic also noted that there are so many ways which jobseekers can boost the appeal of their CV to hiring managers.

The expert advised adding any new information which a person may have encountered regarding their career in the past 12 months, as well as changing or deleting old information if it no longer applies.

"As in cleaning, you've got to get rid of any old stuff," Ms Bajic stressed to the news source.

Denise Taylor, career psychologist at Amazing People, recently highlighted that poor first impressions can be difficult to get over when it comes to a job interview.

Aaron Wallis offers one of the largest resources of interview advice and career tools available to UK jobseekers.

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Source: Salespeak News

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