Job Search Tips

Preparation, Passion and Posture

Regardless of your interview experience, sitting in the hot seat can be a nerve-wracking time. Worrying that you’ll make a good personal impression as well as efficiently citing your professional ability is enough to make anyone shake. Preparation Using time wisely in the lead up to your interview is critical. This is your time, use Continue reading..

Gearing up for the Christmas job hunt!

Christmas is a great time to be opportunistic if you’re on the job hunt, with many businesses opening their doors to new staff.   Whether you’re looking for something to tide you over until the new year or get you onto the career path for future success, leading job board CV-Library take a look at Continue reading..

Five pieces of career advice you should probably ignore

During your job search, you will have been given tons of career advice, most of which is extremely outdated or inaccurate, and so no help to you whatsoever. Of course your CV can be longer than a page, and although networking is helpful, remember, it’s not the most important part of the process.   1. Continue reading.. launches new campaign to help young people find work

One of the UK’s leading jobs websites,, is launching a new online campaign entitled ‘Job Academy’ to help young people find work.  The campaign officially launches on Wednesday 2nd October. As part of the campaign, five young people have been invited to a top secret location, with the aim of making them more attractive to employers, Continue reading..

How to make your application stand out from the crowd

Creative Skillset tells you how to first master the basics and then stand out from the crowd. With the Office for National Statistics (ONS) recently announcing that long-term unemployment has hit a 17-year high, and figures revealing that graduates in Europe now expect to submit as many as 60 applications before landing their first job1, perfecting Continue reading..

Quality not quantity is the secret to successful jobseeking

With long term joblessness at an all time high, you might think that those out of work have enough time on their hands to take as long as they wish over applying for a new role.   We all know that we shouldn’t rush a job application, but how long should you spend on an Continue reading..

Give your CV a boost with these proactive tips

There’s a lot of great advice out there for improving your CV, from formatting to phrasing and a whole host of things in between. What isn’t so widely available is advice on what to do if you need to boost the actual content of your CV e.g. your skills and achievements. It’s competitive out there Continue reading..

Use social media to boost your professional profile

It’s time that we all accepted that social media is not just for young people and celebrities. Companies and professionals of all ages and backgrounds now use the various forms of social media, to improve their opportunities. From the major social media brands to the small niche communities, social media can seriously improve your professional Continue reading..

Don’t be put off – be persistent

In a difficult jobs market, the number of times people can get rejected, rises considerably and the inevitable concerns about whether you’ll ever get a job enter the thoughts of many. Facing this reality is one of the hurdles you need to overcome if you are one of those pursuing a number of job opportunities; Continue reading..

Top Five Job Hunting Apps

Three out of every five job seekers use their mobile phone to search for job*. Do you?   As candidates are becoming more mobile savvy recruitment companies are offering you more and more mobile services to enable you to search for jobs while ‘on the go.’ CV-Library has explored what job hunting mobile apps are Continue reading..