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The one page CV / Paul Hichens.

By: Hichens, Paul.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookHarlow, England : Pearson, 2013Description: pages cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781292001470 (print); 129200147X (print).Subject(s): Résumés (Employment) | Job huntingDDC classification: 650.14/2
Contents:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Say less and stand out more.

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About six seconds - that's how long your CV will be considered before it's consigned to the bin forever. If you don't grab attention quickly, you'll be rejected without a second thought.

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Your CV must be high impact, concise and optimised if it's to do its job, and The One Page CV shows you exactly how to do it.

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It's proven to work.

It's tried and tested.

It's written by an expert.

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· nbsp;nbsp; Avoid the pitfalls that your competition will be making

· nbsp;nbsp; Transform your CV into a targeted, high-impact, job-winning tool

· nbsp;nbsp; Spotlight your professional skills, qualifications and experience

· nbsp;nbsp; Write smartly and persuasively so recruiters want to read your CV

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Remember - you've got six seconds. That's all. Why waste it?

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • The Best CV You'll Ever Write
  • Section 1 CV Overview
  • CV Writing in Perspective
  • Section 2 CV Templates, CV Examples and Sheep
  • Templates Precursor
  • CV Templates
  • The Long and Short of er.. CV Length Amongst Other Things
  • Template Sources
  • Section 3 Pre-write Foresight
  • Unmasking the Unasked
  • Pre-write Foresight Action (with hands-on session)
  • Your New CV Canvass
  • Who Are You Aiming At?
  • Section 4 Unlocking the Secrets
  • Rules vs Guidelines
  • Top 10 CV Tips
  • Sit (down and think) Rep
  • Dissecting the Art of CV Writing
  • Different CV Types
  • Career Change CVs
  • Standard-ish CVs
  • Personal Profiles
  • Career History - An Experience
  • Short Course Qualifications
  • Competencies Section - A Skill in Itself (with hands-on session)
  • Reviving your CV
  • Spotting a Good CV
  • Fitting the Pieces Together
  • Strengthening your Message
  • Generic versus Speciality
  • Reverse Generic Engineering (with hands-on session)
  • Adapting to Adaptability - Job Specifications (with hands-on session)
  • Kiss of Life
  • Section 5 CV Writing Myths
  • Size Matters - Length
  • The Truth About Lies - CV (Un)truths
  • Poor Form Format
  • Let Me Qualify That - Your qualifications
  • Off the Mark - Grades (with hands-on session)
  • A Structured Approach - Format
  • (Un)kind Candid Camera - Photographs
  • The Devil's in the Detail - Personal Information
  • Golden (and Golden Oldie) Ages
  • Gender(eering)
  • Pride and Prejudice - Names
  • Great Expectations - Salary
  • To Whom it may Concern - References
  • Hobby Horses (for Courses) - Interests
  • Stating the Obvious - Objectives
  • Traits That Grate - Personality
  • Out of (Job) Order
  • Flexing Your Flexibility
  • Firm Objections - Company Profiles
  • Order Disorder - Section Positioning
  • If it's Possibly Broke, Maybe Think Bespoke
  • Questionable Advice - Recruiters
  • Section 6 The Most Asked CV Questions - And Some You Hadn't Thought About
  • Questions and Answers
  • Section 7 Develop Your CV Writing Skills
  • Writing What is Relevant (with hands-on session)
  • Writing Concisely (with hands-on session)
  • Writing Even More Concisely (with hands-on session)
  • Writing Proactively (with hands-on session)
  • Writing Flexibly
  • Section 8 CV Speak- Laying it out
  • CV ESP (with hands-on session)
  • Section 9 Cover Letters
  • Cover Story
  • Afterword
  • Best CV
  • Lessons Learned
  • Acknowledgements
  • Next Step
  • Further Help