Career Advice: CVs and Cover Letters

Make your CV strong by using the right words

How do you list your education on your CV?

What's the right way to add key skills to my CV?

What is the best font to use for a CV?

Why you should update your CV ‒ even when you're not job hunting

How to write a CV when you want to change careers

What are transferable skills?

How to simplify your job search in 3 easy steps

How to write the perfect CV

Our careers expert answered your job-search questions

What job seekers say about working with a CV-writing pro

Are a CV and cover letter the same?

How do I put contact information on my CV?

How to list hobbies and interests on your CV

Why a professional CV writer can show you off (better than you can)

4 powerful changes to improve your nursing CV

How long should my CV be?

5 reasons a professional CV rewrite is worth it

How do I say 'I'm willing to relocate' on my CV?

You aren't entry level. Why is your CV?

Should I reapply for a job vacancy that was reposted?

CV tricks that don't work

Nightmare CV makeovers

How do CVs differ from country to country?

5 job-search steps to shorten your hunt

It's OK to ask for CV help

Do creative job titles help me stand out ‒ or hurt my chances?

Expertise or magic? The story of our CV makeover winner

How to write a CV when you want a remote job

How a professionally written CV can boost your job-search confidence

Avoid the CV black hole with these tips

Professional CV examples: from entry level to executive

3 reasons your DIY CV is holding you back

How can I tell if my CV is 'ATS-friendly'?

3 ways a professionally written CV gives you a competitive edge

How to update your outdated CV

The jobs market is changing ‒ your CV should too

Too much experience? Tips for when you're overqualified for jobs you want

Does your CV pass the 6-second test?

The worst things you can write on your CV

CV help: Are you a doer or achiever?

UK salary offers are rising ‒ how to make sure yours does too

How do I know if my CV is working?

Why you shouldn't write your own CV

How to include self-employment on a CV

Busting myths: what you get from a free CV critique online

Make the most of your charity work: how to add volunteering to your CV

How older workers can 'age-proof' their CVs

How to write a graduate CV like a seasoned pro

What you get from a professionally written CV

Should I upload my CV to LinkedIn?

How to get the most from your professional CV-writing service

Will a creative CV design help me stand out?

CV layout tips: What should a CV look like?

How should I include 'gardening leave' on my CV?

How to find the best keywords to use in a CV

Be prepared: how to recession-proof your CV

Fit for the top: We prepped this executive's CV for a high-level job search

How you can tell your best career story

How to upgrade your CV for a manager position

How to write a powerful executive CV

Words and phrases to remove from your CV right away

7 signs your CV is making you look old

The difference between hard and soft skills (and why your CV needs both)

What you should (and shouldn't) include in a nonprofit CV

6 CV-writing tips that will turn your good CV into a great one

Should I include a photo of myself on my CV?

CV quiz: Do you know enough about CVs to land the job?

The 4 best file formats for your CV

Writing a cover letter? Start by cutting these clichés

How to choose the best CV-writing service for you

No interviews? How to improve your CV success rate

The best ways to address a cover letter

How do I list freelance experience on my CV?

5 signs it's time to hire a professional CV writer

What is the best way to explain an employment gap on my CV?

CV versus LinkedIn profile writing: What exactly is the difference?

Bad CV advice you should avoid entirely

CV tips for recent university graduates

4 proofreading strategies to avoid grammar mistakes on your CV

How should I format an email when emailing my CV?

5 tips to customise your CV for a specific vacancy

Meghan Markle receives a CV makeover before her big day

7 tips for writing a great CV when you have no work experience

Beat the bots: 6 tips for writing an ATS-friendly CV

Should I write my CV in first person or third person?

How to write a winning personal statement for your CV

How to write a graduate CV after university

How to spring clean your CV in an afternoon

Celebrating Stephen Hawking's accomplishments

7 CV mistakes that make recruiters cringe

5 things to remove from your CV right away

What should a cover letter include? Start with these essentials

What is the best CV format to use for my job hunt?

How to brag about yourself on your CV without sounding arrogant

5 things you should always include in a CV

5 signs you need a CV review

How to convert your CV into a resume

These CV mistakes are sabotaging your job search

Is your CV ready to send? Ask yourself these 14 questions

How to avoid the 5 most common CV mistakes

7 ways to optimise your CV and make a great impression

How to write a CV that stands out

How to decide which skills you should add to your CV

Explained: Why we added core competencies to your CV

Explained: Why we reformatted your job history

What does 'CV' mean?

Explained: Why we removed your charts and images

Explained: Why we removed your headshot

Explained: Why we eliminated your earlier work experience

Explained: Why we shortened your CV to 2 pages