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What do employers think of your CV?

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When it comes to CV writing though, it seems like everyone’s an expert these days, making it tough to know how to format and what to include.

To give you a hand, this resources looks at common myths related to your CV whilst discussing what recruiters really think.

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Myth #1: It’s never a real person reading you CV

Myth #2: Having one great CV will work for all applications

Myth #3: You should include every job you previously had

Myth #4: You must include your hobbies in your CV

Myth #5: Typos in a CV are okay, we’re just human

What Schools Say About Us

Being part of the Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire Careers Hub has been pivotal to the development of careers provision in our school. The Hub have shared good practice across their members resulting in a stronger focus on good quality provision. The annual event enabled the hub to share their vision of School Improvement Through The Lens of Careers and looking beyond the Benchmarks. It was a fantastic opportunity to share different models of school improvement and strategies to further develop careers provision to enhance the future opportunities of our young people.

Mrs A Spencer, John Taylor High School

What Businesses Say About Us

It it superb to be able to speak with local schools, colleges, and businesses in Stoke and Staffs and show how important the partnerships are to bring the skills of the future. Educating those who educate the ones shaping the aspirations of young people is essential for the industry to grow and be more sustainable.”

Alison Tucker, St Modwen