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  • Your CV Should Not Be About YOU.....

    Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 by Stephen ThompsonNo comments

    Your CV Should Not Be About YOU.....  Does that come as a surprise? Don't worry - you're not alone. Most people also think the opposite, as you probably do at the moment. But you're wrong. Here's why:  When prospective employers read your CV, they want to know how you will make THEM money, save THEM money, increase THEIR profits or market penetration, reduce THEIR costs or expenses, speed up ...

  • YODEL pledge support to ex-military

    Posted on Sunday, June 26, 2016 by CivvyJobsNo comments

    It is always good to see commercial companies of all sizes pledge their support for personnel who have previously served in our Armed Forces; Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force. Just one example is parcel carrier Yodel; they have signed up to the Ministry of Defence’s Armed Forces Covenant and in the article link below provide an example of supporting a person who had previously served ...

  • The PDF CV

    Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 by CivvyJobsNo comments

    The PDF CV Increasingly it seems that more and more ex-military job seekers are formatting their CVs into a PDF prior to sharing it online or attaching it to applications. This does have its disadvantages which are: Some online job boards struggle to index the words in your PDF CV.  If the job board cannot index the words contained in your CV your CV will not be visible when employers and ...

  • Launch of the all new CivvyJobs.com

    Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 by CivvyJobsNo comments

    We are pleased to announce the launch of our new job board dedicated to those who have previously served in our Armed Forces; Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force. Built on a new up to date platform available to be viewed on any device, mobile or desktop, we have brought considerable greater functionality to the ex-military job seeker and the employer looking to attract our unique pool ...