It’s not easy to get the perfect job, and it can be very frustrating if you feel that you’re applying for several positions but not getting interviews. Getting to the interview stage requires commitment and positivity, and a great CV! If you consistently get overlooked for interview, the chances are that your CV is not doing its job for you.
A good CV is worth a great deal, and it’s very important to take advice if you’re not getting the results you want. There are many ways to improve and brush up your CV, but if you’re making the following mistakes, you’re still likely to fall at this hurdle. Take the time to run through our quick checklist and find out if you’re making basic errors that are costing you an interview:
If your CV is weak in any of the following areas, you would benefit from reworking it to make a better impression:
Asking a friend to proofread your CV or seeking a professional opinion on rewriting it can help to improve your chances of securing an interview and bring more successful outcomes in your search for your ideal role.
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Here at CareerWise, we specialise in recruitment within the multinational sector in Ireland, with expertise in Engineering, Technology and Finance. We are passionate about matching excellent candidates with challenging positions, and we can help you to find a job you love.
We’re Ireland’s leading specialist Technical and Executive Recruitment firm and we will be happy to help you find your perfect job in Cork, Limerick and Galway. Contact us online, or call on +353 (0) 21 206 today.
Joe Robbins is co-founder of CareerWise Recruitment. A graduate of the University of Limerick (Degree in Business Studies, 1985), Joe worked in the UK for five years where he specialised in materials management, production management and plant management for a number of companies.
He returned to Ireland in 1992 to become Operations Manager for a Cork-based start-up, FMC Automotive Division which was subsequently taken over by Snap-on Equipment. Joe managed the business re-location of this company to Shannon in 1997 before setting up CareerWise Recruitment in 1999.
He is a committee member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Mid-West region, and a former Director and Vice President of the Shannon Chamber of Commerce. Joe is former Chairperson of the Sixmilebridge Camogie Club and current Chairperson of the Clare County Camogie Board.
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