Many job application forms include a large space for candidates to write something about themselves that will convince employers to hire them. This can be quite daunting: what should you include in a personal statement and, more importantly, what should you NOT include? What is a personal statement? In this…>
CV and Cover Letter Advice
There is life after a PhD, and you will need to transition from being a research student to either a post-doctoral academic role or to a job in industry. See how to include your PhD experience on your CV.
Universities and academic institutions need web developers who can create engaging websites and maintain them. In the following article, I have highlighted some guidance on how to create a successful CV if you are applying for a web developer role within the Higher Education sector.
If you are looking for a creative career, a creative CV may support a job application far better than a CV which purely focuses on your employment history.
What is the purpose of a CV? When I ask this question, people usually look at me a bit perplexed. To showcase my skills and qualifications or to prove I can do the job is the typical response.
In the following article, I shall explore how to structure a CV. This will be particularly helpful for those working in professional roles and services within the Higher Education sector. Please see the stand-alone CV template as well as my guide below.
Free CV template for professional services candidates. Learn how to best structure your CV for maximum impact.
While for many academics reviewing is part of the service component of a job, for others (like most graduate students and postdocs) it’s a volunteer activity. So why do it?
I have a 37-page version of my CV, and it’s the most boring document in the world.
Why “boring”? Well, my CV hasn’t reached 37 pages because I’m impressive. I’m not. Instead, my CV has reached 37 pages because I put everything on it – and oh boy, do I mean everything.
Your CV and cover letter will be the first thing that the prospective employers will see about you. Follow this short 3-part guide on how to write a CV and cover letter to make sure it’s not the last.