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Tips for CV and LinkedIn photos

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Modern CVs do not require photographs – they provide potential for bias by the recruiter and detracts from the person’s skills.  There are some exceptions to the rule though.  Some recruiters for customer-facing roles want to assess your appearance in addition to your skills and experience, e.g. cabin crew on airlines, models and actors. If […]

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Choosing the best job references

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If an employer begins to consider you seriously for a position, the company representative will ask you for your references. It’s important to choose references who will do a great job of reinforcing the positive impression you’ve already made. Here are tips for picking the best references you can get. It helps to think of […]

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Successful Resumes helps Santa with his CV!

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Recently Santa Claus approached Successful Résumés New Zealand for help in developing his CV.  Once the Christmas rush is over, Santa is keen to use the skills he has built up in manufacturing, logistics and joy to help out organisations on a consulting basis. Santa realised he needed a professionally written CV to help him […]