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- 36 Beautiful Resume Ideas That Work | JobMob
Lots of 1-page examples, but most relate to careers in design.
- Alec's free CV writing advice & tips
General advice and example CVs
- BBC News - How to write a successful CV before applying for a job
Details the basics for CV writing and links to other career-related websites
- Effective Resume Writing Tips (Infographic)
Urgent: These tips can get you hired! Find out why resumes are so important and discover the most common resume writing mistakes, useful tips, and much more.
- eFinancial Careers - Applications and CVs
Great advice and tips. Blogs by employers on how to get a job in the financial industry.
- eFinancial careers - Boost your career with an interesting CV
Gives information about how to construct an interesting CV for the financial sector.
Information on writing and distributing CVs and cover letters
UK job site with careers advice and interview, CV and cover letter tips
- Fractured Atlas Blog - Why Resumes Get Deleted
Job Application Basics for Artists & Arts Professionals
Vacancies, courses and careers advice for graduates
- Guardian careers - CVs
Lots of articles and advice on CV writing
- Guardian Jobs - careers advice
Comprehensive general careers advice from the Guardian. Covers choosing a career, making applications and succeeding at interviews and assessments.
- Hloom - 413 Free Resume Templates
413 Free Resume Templates in Word: download, customize, print, email. Chronological, functional, combination formats. Traditional, modern, creative designs.
- Huxley Associates - Career Advice
Career guides on writing the perfect CV, interview preparation and managing your online reputation.
- Inside Careers: Careers Advice
Lots of articles giving information on applications and CVs, work experience, graduate schemes and post-graduate study. It also includes information on assessment centers (verbal reasoning and numerical tests) with some useful timed practice tests too.
- Institute of Practitioners in Advertising
UK’s leading trade and professional body for advertising, media and marketing communications agencies. Good section outlining advertising careers, and good list of agencies.
Job vacancies in advertising, although many may require prior experience.
- International Curriculum Vitae Resume Format for Overseas Jobs - For Dummies
Explains the 'Do's and Don't's' of CV applications for international jobs
- International graduate
Graduate course search worldwide. Also contains useful general careers advice.
- iWork - Job Search Advice
Tips on how to write CVs and cover letters for jobs in various countries.
- JobMob - 36 Beautiful Resume Ideas That Work
Lots of one page CV design and layout ideas
UK based job site with application and interview tips
- LiveCareer - CVs
Search example CVs by industry and region.
- Prezi - The Prezumé Tutorial
A guide to using the presentation software, Prezi, to build an online CV
Information on CVs and covering letters by graduate website Prospects.
- ScottishJobs.com - Career Centre
Advice on CVs, Cover letters & Interviews
- StandOut CV - 7 CV formatting tips that will get you more interviews
If you are struggling to land interviews with your current CV it may not be it's content that's letting you down.
- Standout CV - How to write a CV
Comprehensive CV writing guide.
- Target Jobs - Applications and CVs
Advice on writing different kinds of CVs and applications
- The Careers Group - CVs for PhD Students
Information on writing CVs for PhD students.
- The Careers Group - How to Write a CV
Downloadable guide published by the Careers Group.
- The Interview Guys - How To Write a Killer Objective For Your Resume
Advice and examples for writing an effective objective or summary statement on your CV.
- The ONLY Resume Writing Guide You Will Need [Examples]
- Times Online advice - How to put together a great CV
CV advice from the Times online
Lynn Williams, careers expert and author of Readymade CVs and The Ultimate Interview Book answers your questions about how to put together a job-winning CV
- University of Manchester - An Academic Career
Designed to help all levels of students, alumni and researchers who might be considering a career in academia
- What will they ask you - CV / resume writing
General advice and some example CVs
- WikiJob - How to write a CV
Information about CV writing from WikiJob.
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