CV Help

The perfect CV is well within your reach. This collection of expert guides is loaded with tips and tricks to make your skills and experience jump off the page.

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by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Best CV formats for 2024
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.
Best CV formats for 2024
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18 min read

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 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 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 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

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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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by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

How to list hard skills on your CV
Knowing what to include (and not include!) on a CV can be challenging, especially when it comes to crafting a great skills section. No matter what industry you work in, it’s essential that employers have a good understanding of your skills and capabilities. Our guide can help you emphasise your professional value and get you hired in no time.
How to list hard skills on your CV
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7 min read

Published in CV Help

by Rolf BaxRolf Bax

How to write a powerful CV
Our top tips and tricks for creating perfect professional CVs.
How to write a CV
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23 min read
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