With increasing choice in how and when to enter the world of work, more and more young people are finding they need to know how to write a CV at 16. Part-time work, apprenticeships, work experience – no matter what it is, we’re here to help.
So the thing is, no-one likes a boaster. It’s not cool, it makes a terrible first impression, and anyone in the near vicinity is likely to take the money for that drink they were going to buy you, and spend it on heavy clods of dirt to throw in your eyes. But dammit, it’s what you’re going to have to do. A good CV is a beautifully presented, unapologetic boast, and remember; people who exchange drink money for dirt clods are idiots and don’t deserve your attention. Continue reading 10 steps to writing the world’s greatest CV
Having previously written the post “How To Write A CV: 5 things to avoid” (go on, I implore you to take a look) – I thought it would only be right and proper and address the balance.
For better or for worse, here at Enternships HQ we’re privy to a lot of conversations around The Best Way To Apply For A Job. In a way, we like to think of ourselves as glorious employment spies, except that we’re rubbish at keeping what we learn secret, and our clothes are more colourful. With this in mind, we wanted to create a question check-list for our candidates, so that you can be sure every application you submit is face-explodingly brilliant. Continue reading 5 questions to ask before you submit an application
When thinking about how to write a CV, it’s always vital to make a good impression. This is your chance to offer a brief snapshot of your skill set, qualifications, best attributes and to detail why an employer should hire you. But are there things you absolutely shouldn’t do? We’re afraid so… Continue reading How To Write A CV: 5 things to avoid