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Best CV formats for 2024
Best CV formats for 2024

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

There are three main CV formats used when applying for jobs in Ireland: chronological, functional, and combination, otherwise known as hybrid. We’ll explore how to choose a CV format that’s best for you, our top CV formatting tips, and how to impress employers with a polished, professional CV.
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Published in CV Help

by Rolf BaxRolf Bax

Best hobbies and interests for your CV
Adding a dash of personality by including hobbies and interests in your CV can help take your CV to the next level. Whether it's a love for GAA sports or a penchant for poetry, show employers that beyond your expertise lies a well-rounded character ready to contribute to their team.
Best hobbies and interests for your CV
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13 min read

Published in CV Help

by Rolf BaxRolf Bax

How to write a CV personal statement
Build a powerful personal statement and leave a positive first impression with our actionable advice and professional personal statement examples. Seal the deal to success and start your journey towards a job-winning CV today!
How to write a CV personal statement
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15 min read

Published in Cover Letter

by Anna MuckermanAnna Muckerman

How to start a cover letter (2024)
A compelling cover letter begins with a powerful start. At CVapp.ie, we provide simple guidance on how to start a cover letter that grabs attention and elevates your career potential.
How to start a cover letter (2024)
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15 min read

Published in Career

by Daniel Sheehan (alias)Daniel Sheehan (alias)

Cvapp.ie’s guide to CE schemes
Whether you're familiar with CE schemes, thinking about applying to a CE scheme or simply looking to learn more, you can count on us to provide you with the facts, insights, and answers you're looking for. At cvapp.ie, we're passionate about supporting the professional growth of job-seekers. From CE scheme eligibility criteria, holiday entitlements, payment rates and the application process, we’ve got you covered.
Cvapp.ie’s guide to CE schemes
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18 min read

Published in CV Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to write accomplishments for your CV
While a CV should be a factual account of the highs of your career, there is a lot more to describing your accomplishments than just outlining what you did.
How to write accomplishments for your CV
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8 min read

Published in Career

by Rolf BaxRolf Bax

How to deal with an office bully
In this guide we'll show you how to handle a bully in the office, according to science and advice from industry experts.
How to deal with an office bully
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8 min read

Published in CV Help

by Rolf BaxRolf Bax

How to list special skills on your CV
When you're applying for a new job, your skills can help employers understand if you’re an appropriate candidate for the role. Before you begin listing skills, it’s first important to understand what type of skills to include and why they’re important. Merely stating that you possess a special skill won't suffice; you should demonstrate your ability to put it to good use!
How to list special skills on your CV on your CV
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17 min read

Published in Cover Letter

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

How to format a cover letter in 2024: our top examples & tips
Your cover letter holds the key to a world of possibilities: whether it's finding lifelong job satisfaction, securing a new home, or providing for your children's education, cover letters can help bring ideas and results to life.
How to format a cover letter in 2024: our top examples & tips
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9 min read

Published in CV Help

by Susan ShorSusan Shor

When to add a photo to your CV
Most of the time, job applications won’t require you to include a photo on your CV. There are, however, times you might need to! CVapp.ie is here to help you figure out whether it’s best to avoid or include a photo in your CV with our helpful guide.
When to attach a photo to your CV
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4 min read

Published in Cover Letter

by Anna MuckermanAnna Muckerman

Email cover letter
At CVapp.ie, we're all about making professional career tools accessible to everyone. Knowing what employers want can be challenging, especially when they specifically ask for an emailed cover letter. Understanding the distinctions between an email cover letter and a regular cover letter is important. So, if you’re looking for work and need help creating an impressive email cover letter, we’ve got you covered!
Email cover letter
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10 min read

Published in CV Help

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

Europass CV: the pros & cons of a Europass CV
The Europass CV is a free system designed to create CVs in Europe. While it does offer some advantages, it also has several drawbacks. Take a look at our tips for creating a Europass CV and learn about the reasons why it may not be the best option for you.
Europass CV: the pros & cons of a Europass CV
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9 min read
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