Career Advice: CVs and Cover Letters

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

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

It's OK to ask for CV help

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'?

How to update your outdated CV

The jobs market is changing ‒ your CV should too

3 ways a professionally written CV gives you a competitive edge

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?

Make your CV strong by using the right words

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 CV when you want to change careers

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

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