How to create a career plan?

Until a number of years ago I’d never really thought serious about the direction my career was going in. Yes, I’d had to set a plan as part of my annual appraisal when I worked for an international company however, as far as I could see, no-one really took them...

7 QUICK CV FIXES

Sometimes a job opportunity can arise when you least expect it and you can be asked for a copy of your CV which you haven’t updated in months. There is no time for you to do a complete re-write and wishing that you had isn’t helping.   So what can you do?   While...

CV Writing – The best style/format for your CV

We all want to be able to write a CV that gets read and results in an interview but just what is the best style/format for your CV? I have had several clients ask me this question expecting me to issue them with the CV template which is guaranteed to get results. The...

How to create a CV that gets read

Having recently completed an international training event on Formatting Resumes: Strategy and Distinctive Design to Win Interviews, I thought I’d share some of what I learn with you.   The thing is, when you Google CVs, you will find a huge range of examples....

Male versus female CEOs

Recruitment specialists Talentful recently carried out a study on male versus female CEOs in the Fortune 1000. Their research showed that only 54 of the CEOs were women and that this is actually a slight improvement – in 2014 there were only 51! The statistics, in...