After qualifying as a Careers Guidance practitioner she has worked with a wide range of clients from undergraduates through to Company Directors.
There is no better or more cost-effective way to advertise your business than on the World Wide Web.
Has your content got dates on it – blog posts, events and similar?
Hands up if you only dust off your CV once a job deadline is looming?
In a rush to get the CV posted off, it’s tempting just to shoehorn in your last job at the top and hope for the best.
Even if you have held the same job title for years, you can always create a new section detailing recent projects and achievements. Draft a New Profile Update your Profile at the top of the CV to reflect your recent track record and the kinds of roles you are now targeting.
See our article on how to write your personal profile . Tailor to your Career Aspirations Your ideas on your next career move may have changed since you last updated your CV.
If done correctly Web pages make your business, company or organization easily accessible to anyone with a PC, laptop, Tablet or mobile phone There could be many decisions that go into updating your website and we have broken down our 14 key reasons into the following categories: Design Marketing Usability Time When people visit your site, they see it as a reflection of your organisation.
If your site looks professional and is loaded with useful information readers will see you as an authority and expert.When you add new information to your CV, something has to go.As a general rule, the older the job and the less relevant it is to your target position, the shorter the section should be – regardless of the length of time you were in post. Be ruthless in cutting down unnecessary detail , as it will free up space to talk about more recent achievements.Include anything significant and relevant for your target career areas. Add in Volunteering and Interests Don’t forget to include any voluntary roles and interests which shed a positive light on your transferable skills and personal qualities, even if these are not directly relevant to your target job. Refresh your Online Profiles Consider updating your Linked In and other online Profiles whilst you are working on your CV.This will save you time and ensure that the profiles dovetail.Add your CV to online databases If you are actively job hunting or are open to new opportunities, consider posting your CV on a CV database and register it with other relevant agencies and jobs sites.