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Adzuna

Adzuna A search engine for job ads that lists every job, everywhere. It searches thousands of websites so you don’t have to and brings together millions of ads so you …

Vitae

There are a number of online CV hosting platforms available, Vitae is one aimed at higher education which is free and is easy to use. Vitae can be accessed via …

Employer tips 3

This clip gives you valuable information about CVs from Josh Hardy, Angie Mains, Anne Campbell, and Jacqui McGuire, who represent property management, the restaurant business, recruitment, and careers. Watch the …

Week 3 Summary

Now that you have successfully completed the final week of the course, it’s time to reflect on the key messages from this week. This week has been about how to …

Twitter

Using Twitter with LinkedIn You will notice that at the bottom of each section on LinkedIn, you can add pictures, videos, documents, etc. You don’t need to do it for …

LinkedIn Job search ‘app’

Here is an interesting app that can help you with your job search. LinkedIn Job Search allows you to browse vacancies in your region (or your desired region) and save …

Adding a video profile

What’s in a video profile A video profile needs to be: Brief (around 60 secs) but effective. Convey personality Structured: Introduction Job you’re seeking. Experience. Excellence in current job. Unique …

StepStone

StepStone There are a number of online platforms where you can post your CV and also look for jobs and you should think about finding a suitable one for you …

LinkedIn

While there are many platforms on which to locate your CV, such as CareerBuilder and StepStone, LinkedIn is certainly going to be one of the most well-known. As such, you …

Interactive CV

An interactive CV invites contact between you and a potential employer which can be really effective. Have a look at this example of an interactive resume and then discuss its …

The final week

Well done. You are now in Week 3 and we hope that you have enjoyed the various activities in Weeks 1 and 2. This week things get very exciting as …

Adding technology to your CV

Two options when adding technology to your CV are: to build the CV components up in a personal webpage or to use an existing online platform. Option 1: Your own …

Infographic

What’s an infographic? This word is a shortened version of ‘information graphic’. Infographics aim to present information quickly and clearly in a graphic or visual form. There are a number …

How much technology?

It is now time to decide just how much technology you want in your CV. If you’ve found that your CV is actually pretty good already and you’re only interested …

Matching your CV to employer/profession

In the last step we looked at the five main forms of online CV: Website, such as LinkedIn QR code Google ads Video Interactive video You need to consider all …