Basic resume checklist

For this article we’re going back to basics. Too often, the basics are overlooked and it can be glaringly obvious. Ensure your CV follows this basic formula. Contact details Full name Address Phone Email Photo (optional) Please ensure that your...

Avoid these typos at all costs!

There’s a handful of typos that we see all the time, and they make us cringe. The hard part is that none of the example will be picked up by spell check, as the alternative is still a real word. If you’re lucky Microsoft Word might pick up...

Resume mistakes to avoid

There’s so many resume templates and examples out there, it can be difficult to know what to do when it’s time to update yours. Some automotive candidates have never even needed a resume before. So if you’re creating or updating a resume...

Resume typos

Resume proof reading is essential. A resume is usually the first thing we see from a candidate and as recruiters, if we present a candidate to a client, the resume is the first thing they see. For us to represent you, your resume needs to be professional....

Key words for your resume

Resumes typically use a lot of adjectives. The words you choose to describe yourself, your skills and your experience have a significant impact on the way your resume is interpreted so it’s important to select these words wisely. As recruiters,...

Resume templates

If you’re in the market for a new job, you need to update your resume each time your circumstances change. This includes details such as address, phone numbers, email address and new job details. It’s important that we have a copy of your...

Resume formatting

As recruiters, we see a LOT of resumes. There’s plenty of articles out there about what to do with your resume, so here’s some key points on what we like to see. Put it in order Listing your positions chronologically makes reading your CV...