#cv

The CV, curriculum vitae, resume or whatever name you decide to give it, is the basis of every job application. Discover expert advice on everything CV-related, including what information to include in your CV and how long it should be, making sure your CV stands out, stylish CV templates, what hobbies and interests to include on your CV, what colours and fonts to adopt depending on your sector and much more!

How to write a CV that truly reflects your personality!

Writing a CV can be a difficult exercise: should you include your age/nationality? Should you put your education first? Is pink a good colour for a CV? So many questions, with no correct answers. The most important question is: How to create a CV that truly reflects your personality?

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10 creative CV designs to inspire your job search in 2017

Well rested after the Christmas break, you're full of energy and ready to get stuck into your job search. Before you start looking for companies you would like to work for or making a list of your skills and interests to help you decide which sector/job you're best suited to however, it's necessa...

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Important CV rules to follow when applying for jobs in Europe

Have you found the perfect job or internship abroad? You already speak the language and can't wait to arrive... All that's left to do is prepare the perfect CV to ensure you get the position of your dreams!  We all know that a CV is often the most decisive element for recruiters when it comes to...

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Top 4 CV mistakes to avoid at all costs!

We all know it's impossible to define who a person really is on a couple of sheets of paper. I personally think that CV's are a very restricted way of introducing ourselves and highlighting our abilities, professional experience and personality. Nowadays however, having a CV is a crucial part of ...

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When not to use a creative CV

We’re fans of the alternative CV here at The Daily Wiz, you only need to check out our previous article on them to see why. They can be a fantastic way to show off your creative abilities and your determination. We believe they can be something that really sets you apart from the crowd – if used ...

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Help! What experience should I include on my CV?

Not having enough relevant experience is a common problem for students and graduates. It can be tempting to include every little detail of your past employment in an attempt to fill up as much space as possible on your CV. However, as with many situations, sometimes less is more. By leaving out l...

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5 simple yet effective tips for writing a cover letter!

You've finally found the perfect job, but how to write the perfect cover letter that will attract an employer's attention and make sure you get an interview?  Here you can find 5 handy cover letter tips to make sure you get that all important call back: 1. Be direct. Employers are busy people. ...

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Writing a CV: Which fonts should you use?

A while back, we shared an article giving advice about the best colours to use for your CV depending on your job sector. Today, we are delighted to welcome Pauline Lahary, founder of Mycvfactory (for creative CVs) who shares which fonts you should use for your CV. When writing your CV, it is impo...

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#Recruitment: What hobbies and interests should you include on your CV?

Ah, the famous "Hobbies and Interests" section... Even if it's not the first thing recruiters look at, it's still important as it allows recruiters to get an insight into your personality and interests. Certain companies such as Club Med for example, say that your personality is just as important...

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5 creative CVs to help you feel inspired!

Ever felt like your CV was lacking that something special? An attention-grabbing CV could help you get your foot in the door.  Not only does it show employers that you can think outside the box, but it could also be a great opportunity to demonstrate your skills. The Daily Wiz team has decided to...

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Colours and their meanings: What colours should you use on your CV?

When you are writing your CV, there are a number of factors that need to be taken into consideration such as content, format, page layout, and colours. Your CV is your showcase: like a website, it defines who you are and shows the recruiter all of your qualities in a singe page. Pauline Lahary, f...

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