Stop! And Think: 15 years or 1 year repeated 15 times?

The more senior the searchers the more prone they are to making this mistake: focusing on their early career when sharing their successes or projects on their CVs, LinkedIn profiles or during interviews.

This is what the interviewer sees / hears:

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Mastering the art of writing CVs

Have you ever wondered why some CVs get read and others don’t? Would you like your CV to be read? The answer is most probably “yes”. But how do you achieve it?

This is the third blog post in this series that summarizes the LinkedIn Learning series focusing on career. This course called “Writing a Resume” is 2 hours and 40 minutes long, but definitely worth watching. Here’s why: Read more

When to update your CV

There is no need to convince anybody (or so we hope) that a good-quality CV is a crucial element in the job hunting process. And without doubt you’ve heard that “your CV is your business card” at least once in the course of your career.

Now the question may arise, “When are you actually in job hunting mode?”

At a CEO round table during which career management was the leitmotiv, one CEO approached me afterwards and said, “Sandra, I really like the idea of CEO-only meetings, but should we not split the group into CEOs who are looking for a job and those who are not?” To which I replied, “Well, from my experience everybody is looking for a job – some just don’t know it (yet).”

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