15 things NOT to put on your CV

Writing your CV can be a tricky job. There are so many things to consider. You have to tailor your CV to the particular job that you are applying for by including all the relevant skills and giving evidence for these, you have to lay the information out clearly so as to be understood and to ensure that it actually gets read, and you must also select the right sections that most effectively demonstrate your unique skills and experiences. Whilst (annoyingly) there is no ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to CVs, there are certain things that you should refrain from saying on your CV to avoid it landing in the bin. Below I have put together a list of things NOT to put on your CV that we often witness in careers guidance sessions at the Careers Service. <a href=""> Read More...

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Tales of a Trainee Teacher: A Final Reflection

In the beginningI first considered a career in teaching in my second year at University. Whilst studying for my degree in English and TEFL I was in the process of training for my TEFL qualification which involved teaching a class of around 15 multilingual adults for 40 minutes every two weeks. I loved almost everything... Continue Reading →

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