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Five Common Mistakes When Writing a CV

Five common mistakes when writing a CV. Here are five very common errors that arise from CVs we receive every day of the week into Ten Percent Legal Recruitment.  Some of them are glaringly obvious, others are not so straightforward. 1)    Not putting any contact details on the CV This is very common and a…

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CV Review for a 2nd year Law Student at a University

Here follows a CV review. We offer free CV reviews provided you are happy for us to publish our feedback on the website and your CV in full. Candidate 03062139 Address: Telephone (Mob): Telephone (Home): Email: Date of Birth: Marital Status:                  Single Sex:                                     Male Nationality:                       British Driving Licence:               Full driving licence EDUCATION 2014 – 2016                        …

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How we prepare CVs

We have been preparing professional CVs for lawyers since April 2000 and the process is fairly simple. Firstly we ask our clients to send us over a completed form on the internet with lots of detail in.  Alternatively our clients can send over their existing CV and we will work from that. Very often clients…

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How long should a CV be?

How long is a piece of string?  I get asked this question almost on a daily basis and hear a lot of different answers once I have given my response. CV – never longer than 2 pages? The usual or fairly common response is someone who has been told by a careers adviser when they…

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