Monthly Archives: December 2011

WISHING YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY AND...

Posted On 24th December 2011

All of us at Richmond Solutions would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year. We’re taking a break from the blog today but will be back next week. A special thank you to all of you who have read this blog and supported us through 2011.

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REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

Posted On 18th December 2011

Personally, I blame Word and its templates. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve reviewed a CV and come to the bottom and seen this phrase (and its ilk), but I can tell you that every time I’ve struck it out. What is the point of saying this? None, that I can see, and […]

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DON’T HIDE YOUR LIGHT…

Posted On 11th December 2011

You would never have thought that you could write your contact details on your CV wrongly, would you? Believe it or not, people do, and so, unwittingly, place barriers to their getting an interview, let alone a new job. Here are a few observations, from my despair:  The candidate gives a LinkedIn URL as their […]

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THE JOY OF BLOGGING

Posted On 4th December 2011

One of the trends I’m seeing from the US at the moment is making a job of your blog. The concept is simple: careers advisors are putting this forward to job seekers as a way of “filling the gap” if they are out of work. However, this is not just something that you should pay […]

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