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How to write a professional cover letter

How to write a professional cover letter

Are cover letters still relevant?   In the modern-day world of LinkedIn and social recruiting, many jobseekers are asking if they should still send a cover letter with their job application. In most cases, the answer is yes. Unless otherwise stated in the job...

Writing a CV for a Mechanic

Writing a CV for a Mechanic

It goes without saying that a brilliant CV will be your ticket to an interview and hopefully, a great mechanic job.Mechanics generally focus on performing tasks to help keep vehicles running well. In our sample CV below, you'll see how the CV includes example of a...

Should I use a generic CV?

Should I use a generic CV?

Hiring managers receive an average of 75 CVs per position that they post, so their time is limited when reading through yours. If it doesn't stand out to them, then it's likely going in the rejection pile.When you are applying for jobs, the easiest process...

The key elements of a Workshop Controller CV

The key elements of a Workshop Controller CV

Twiddling your thumbs on what to write on your CV? Below we share a few key tips that are crucial if you want to catch a recruiter’s eye:     Opening statement An opening statement on your CV sets the scene for the rest of your application. It should give the...

Writing a CV for a Parts Manager

Writing a CV for a Parts Manager

Writing a CV is for alot of people the most tedious part of a jobhunt. You may not think that your CV is the most essential part of the process, but we beg to differ.  A CV is the gateway to impressing a recruiter - get this wrong, and you don't stand a chance against...

Automotive technician: How to tailor your CV

Automotive technician: How to tailor your CV

Writing a job winning CV isn't easy. With so many skilled vehicle technicians in the UK, it can be hard to make your CV stand out above the rest. Tailoring your CV to the job you want is essential if you want to get across your unique character and skills. As it's the...

How to write a job winning CV

How to write a job winning CV

Writing a CV is something many of us will have already experienced. But what's the difference between a standard CV, and a job winning CV? Read on to find out more about the information you must consider, before you start writing:   Tailor your CV Firstly, your...

Common CV mistakes you didn’t know you were making

Common CV mistakes you didn’t know you were making

Writing a CV can be a stressful process, especially if the deadline is close. It’s better to write a general CV once you're ready to start applying for jobs, and then keep it updated. That way, you'll always have a template for a general role, but you will...

How to write a CV for a bodyshop repair manager

How to write a CV for a bodyshop repair manager

Writing a CV can be the most challenging part of job hunting. It's the first insight a potential employer gets of you, so you have to get their attention pretty fast. Even more alarming, most recruiters will only look at your CV for a few seconds before they decide...

How to write a standout CV for automotive jobs

How to write a standout CV for automotive jobs

If you are applying for a new automotive job, you’ll need a CV that will impress the recruiters you approach. Sloppy grammar and a lack of evidence of relevant skills won’t help your cause, so here are some tips on how to put together a standout CV.

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