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Recruiters read hundreds, if not thousands, of CVs and cover letters during their days, so why not do them a favour and send them a concise, original and well-written cover letter? And the best bit is it's really not hard to do. Here's how:
Keep it short
This is key. Presuming your CV already runs to two pages (as we've mentioned before, two pages should be your maximum), then a cover letter amounting to anything more than one side of A4…
Posted on April 12, 2013 at 10:02am — 4 Comments
CVs need to grab the attention of employers immediately, so don't be fooled into thinking that you've got the time or space to detail non-important information. Your CV needs to be well-written and to the point - here's what to cut.
Don't even consider starting on that third page. If you've not convinced an employer to give you an interview after several hundred words, then it's extremely unlikely that the third page…Continue
Posted on March 28, 2013 at 8:52am
If your experience of the travel industry solely consists of a few family holidays, then don't worry - you've still got plenty of opportunities to secure yourself a travel job. But there are definitely a few ways that you can boost your chances...
As with most industries, securing some good work experience is definitely time well spent. These can vary massively (both in terms of length and quality), but if you're…Continue
Posted on March 18, 2013 at 1:01pm
Should your CV last more than two pages? How honest should you be? Should you tailor it to suit online job boards? Here’s how to create the perfect travel job CV.
Keep it short
Try to keep your CV relatively short - ideally keep it under two pages. For any attractive travel job, employers are likely to see many applications, so it's unlikely that the fourth page of your CV clinches it for you.
There are many ways to free up space on your CV, such as…Continue
Posted on March 18, 2013 at 12:58pm