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Graduate CVs and Covering Letters

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 183
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Career Skills

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15 May 2017

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Based on feedback from recruiters and written by two experts in the field, this handy guide is packed with tips on how to craft high quality CVs and covering letters. It features practical guidance on content and appearance,...

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Based on feedback from recruiters and written by two experts in the field, this handy guide is packed with tips on how to craft high quality CVs and covering letters. It features practical guidance on content and appearance, and helps readers to communicate their skills and capabilities effectively to prospective employers. It also includes annotated examples of creative, academic, video and international CVs, alongside advice from recruiters and insights from students and graduates. Exercises and quizzes are embedded into the text, providing students with additional opportunities to hone their skills.

This is an invaluable resource for students applying for placements, internships, graduate jobs and postgraduate study, and recent graduates. It will also be useful to careers advisors and staff involved in running employability, skills and career planning modules.

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  • One of the only books on the market that responds specifically to the needs of students and graduates
  • Includes insights from employers and job applicants, enabling students to learn from real experiences
  • Contains interactive exercises which encourage self-reflection and help the reader to understand the qualities of a good CV
  • Presents different styles of CV and provides students with guidance on selecting the most appropriate style for their background and career interests
  • Written in a positive, humorous style, with graphics, diagrams and examples throughout
  • Features a companion website with a range of resources, including worksheets and sample CVs 

Introduction
Recording your Life
Analysing Yourself
Researching Jobs and Employers Types of CV
What should your CV include?
Making your CV look good
Creative and Media CVs
Academic CVs
International CVs
Video CVs
Covering Letters
Mind the Gap - and other CV Problems
Job Hunting Tips and how to submit your CV
So What Next?. 
Students using Graduate CVs and Covering Letters will find additional resources, including exercises and example CVs, on the book's companion website.
Access the student resources here: https://www.macmillanihe.com/companion/palgrave-career-skills/resources/Graduate-CVs-and-Covering-Letters/
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Bruce Woodcock is a Careers Adviser at the University of Kent and has over 30 years' experience helping students and graduates. Over the course of his career he has developed ground-breaking careers materials including one of the most widely used graduate careers websites in the UK.

Jenny Keaveney is a Careers Adviser at the University of Kent where she works with students and graduates on a variety of courses - from Finance to History. She has written for various print and online careers resources, including materials specifically focusing on applications and interviews.

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Bruce Woodcock is a Careers Adviser at the University of Kent and has over 30 years' experience helping students and graduates. Over the course of his career he has developed ground-breaking careers materials including one of the most widely used graduate careers websites in the UK.

Jenny Keaveney is a Careers Adviser at the University of Kent where she works with students and graduates on a variety of courses - from Finance to History. She has written for various print and online careers resources, including materials specifically focusing on applications and interviews.

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