CV Tips

Tips & advice for automotive professionals

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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