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How to write a CV if you are a software developer

How to write a CV if you are a software developer

I have been asked on numerous occasions, ‘What structure a CV should be?’ and ‘What content should be or shouldn’t be included in a CV?’. Are you a developer who hasn’t written a CV in quite some time? Or you may even be a developer who has neve... read more

CV Tips, Web Development

How do I know I’m ready to change my job? (The 7 Stages)

How do I know I’m ready to change my job? (The 7 Stages)

Are you ready? Let’s find out.. Changing jobs is a massive decision, it’s not one you should rush into or take lightly. This blog will help you realise the fundamental steps you should take when deciding to change your job. Stage one is why you ... read more

Career Change, CV Tips

Thinking of a career change? Here’s what you need to do

Thinking of a career change? Here’s what you need to do

There may come a time in your career where you’ll feel that you’ve hit a bit of a wall. Whether your day-to-day job has lost its excitement, or you want more of a challenge, it’s not unusual to consider changing careers entirely. If you’re exper... read more

Career Change, Career Goals, CV Tips, Job search

Should I add hobbies to my CV?

Should I add hobbies to my CV?

Subscribe Diarmaid : “I don’t have any hobbies, I’m sure that won’t matter if I don’t add that to my CV.” Gareth: “Yes, definitely, I think you need to avoid clichés like going out with friends or going to the cinema. That sort of material doesn... read more

Busting CV Myths, CV Tips

How to secure a job in web development (with NO Experience)

How to secure a job in web development (with NO Experience)

Things have changed a lot since I graduated from University with a degree in Interactive Multimedia and Design. The technical skills have changed along with the digital landscape in Northern Ireland. Education and training and what employers ' v... read more

CV Tips, Interview Tips, Skill Shortage, Web Development

If I Lie on my CV, no one will ever find out

If I Lie on my CV, no one will ever find out

Lying on your CV; you’ll always get caught out. There have been examples of different professionals who have been caught and faced jail sentences which extend up to 3 years. It’s a substantial risk to take to try and get ahead in your career. Fi... read more

Busting CV Myths, CV Tips

What length should my CV be? (2 pages... right?)

What length should my CV be? (2 pages... right?)

In this series, our recruiters Diarmaid Robinson (Engineering & Technical Recruiter), Sarah Stewart (Sales & Marketing Recruiter) and Gareth Stirling (Digital & IT Recruiter) outline common misconceptions which job seekers have when writing thei... read more

Busting CV Myths, CV Tips, Job search

11 Tips for Writing a Cover Letter

11 Tips for Writing a Cover Letter

Don’t view the cover letter as an afterthought. It’s as important as your CV, if not more so. It is your one place where you can let a little bit of personality shine through and expand on your key skills, so use it wisely and effectively. Here ... read more

Career Advice, Cover Letter, CV Tips, Job search

5 creative CV examples to get noticed by employers

5 creative CV examples to get noticed by employers

Scrolling through my LinkedIn newsfeed, on a rare occasion I would see someone go beyond the call of duty when applying for jobs. The LinkedIn post would usually contain an exemplary photo of how they have found an innovative way to present thei... read more

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