KX Recruit Blog - Tag "Top Tips"

Parenting Skills you should be highlighting on your CV!

As a parent you, by necessity, acquire and perfect a whole host of highly employable skills and qualities which need to be shouted about on your CV. Here is a list of our favourites: You are a leader and mentor. Just think of your role as a parent – you nurture your child, advise them... read more

20th March 2019

Mind the Gap!

Mind the Gap!

There may be many reasons why you have taken a break from work or have gaps on your CV. However, without explaining why they are there you could be missing out on your perfect job. Here are our top four suggestions to plug the hole: Honesty is the best policy! You don’t have to go... read more

5 Top Tips for Writing a Stand-Out CV

Your CV is your gateway to getting a job. So how do you know if it is doing the job? Below we have our five top tips to ensure that your CV stands out from the crowd:   No employment gaps! An unexplained gap of more than 3 months between jobs will ring alarm bells... read more

12th November 2018

Dress to Impress

Dress to Impress

It takes 15 seconds to make an impression on someone. Therefore, it is vital to make the right first impression when going to a job interview or at a jobs fair.  When meeting someone for the first time, they are forming their opinion on you based on 3 main criteria: 55% is based on the... read more

Why are Cover Letters so important?

A common misconception is that a cover letter is a more detailed version of your CV. In fact, they can be so much more!   Cover letters give you the opportunity to show your interest in the role and the organisation itself – what is the motivation for you applying for this specific role/company?  ... read more