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How can you give yourself the best chance of being headhunted?
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Applying for a job is the usual method of gaining employment, but there is one other that most people fail to recognise. Getting headhunted by an employer is actually a lot more common than you’d think, and your career can take a huge leap forward if you know how to become more visible.
If an employer contacts you directly and asks to see you about an opening, you already have one foot in the door. The roles have been reversed, and although you need to ask lots of questions, the employer is clearly already picturing you working for their company.
Writing a CV isn’t about creating a portfolio of your entire career. There is far much more to it than that! You need to be smarter if you want to grab the attention of the hiring manager – and we want to show you how.
All the qualifications and skills in the world will not help you get a job if you don’t know how to write a CV. When squaring up against stiff competition from other job seekers who are just as qualified as you AND know how to write and present a great CV, you will need all the help you can get!
Here are our 10 quick and easy (but essential) CV tips to help you rise to the challenge: