CV Tips

Tips & advice for automotive professionals
Recruiters are still searching: upload your CV now

Recruiters are still searching: upload your CV now

You might be in a position now where you are stuck at home. With not alot to do, your thoughts may be fixated on the life you currently have and the life you want to have post pandemic. This might include your career. While job advertising has slowed, recruiters are...

How salesy should your automotive CV be?

How salesy should your automotive CV be?

Knowing how hard to sell yourself in your CV is an age old challenge. Matt Craven, Personal Branding Expert and Founder of The CV & Interview Advisors tackles this subject from an automotive sector perspective and offers some interesting...

20 top CV tips for 2020

20 top CV tips for 2020

  January is a busy time in recruitment. With the new year, many workers take a moment to consider whether or not it’s time for a new move in their career. In fact, at the end of 2018, we ran a survey to find out just how many people would be looking for a new...

Why you don’t need to add references to your CV

Why you don’t need to add references to your CV

For years, people have been including references unnecessarily to their CV, taking up vital space and wasting time worrying about who to ask to be a reference or checking that their contact details are still up to date. It may come as a surprise to some,...

The typical structure for a cover letter

The typical structure for a cover letter

An important element of any successful job application is the quality of the CV and the accompanying cover letter. Writing a cover letter is an area that some applicants really struggle with as they’re not sure exactly what they need to include or how it...

CV mistakes apprenticeship applicants make

CV mistakes apprenticeship applicants make

When you’re applying for an apprenticeship, it’s essential to spend some time perfecting your CV to impress recruiters.To help you to write a high quality CV that will compel automotive companies to invite you for interview, here are some of the common...

How to write a mechanic CV with no experience

How to write a mechanic CV with no experience

If you’re looking for a mechanic job but don’t have any experience in the industry, don’t fret. Whilst many recruiters will be looking for people with experience, others will be open to taking on someone who can show that they are keen to learn the trade and who can...

How to write a cover letter for a mechanic

How to write a cover letter for a mechanic

If you’re a quality mechanic searching for a new job, you’ll need to impress with a job-winning cover letter if you want to make it to an interview.Working as a mechanic is a role that comes with many surprises and interesting projects, so it’s much easier...

How to write a CV for a vehicle technician apprenticeship

How to write a CV for a vehicle technician apprenticeship

Looking to become a vehicle technician? Great choice – there’s simply no better way to learn the ropes. The first part of the process is to write a clear, concise and well-written CV and cover letter which will help you get your foot in the door to an interview.But as...

I’m a vehicle technician – what should my CV look like?

I’m a vehicle technician – what should my CV look like?

As a vehicle technician, you probably feel more comfortable with your head under a car bonnet than trying to put together a CV. However, with so many applicants for jobs right now, it is really important that you spend time writing a high-quality CV that stands out...

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