How to explain those difficult gaps in your CV which employers might be wary of such as long term unemployment or travelling periods. The trick is to explain CV gaps in a way that focusses on the positive things you have learnt in time away from employment, but how can you achieve this?

Sending out numerous applications to employers without response can be disheartening, but it probably has more to do with your Curriculum Vitae (CV) than you as a candidate. If your CV isn't up to scratch, then you won't get calls to interview, so here are 5 of the common errors where people go wrong.

What are the critical "signs" of pending job loss that might have been present, for at least three to six months before you noticed them?

When was the last time a recruiter called to tell you about a great job lead? If it's been a while since you've heard from a recruiter it's time to enhance your visibility. Learn tips to increase the odds that opportunity will come knocking at your door.

Resume Red Flags

Ten Reasons Your Resume Gets the Cold Shoulder

Do you know why your resume isn't generating interviews? It could be that your resume is full of red flags that keep recruiters from calling you. Here are ten of the most common resume red flags that job seekers unknowingly include in their resume. Beware! They could be costing you that great new job.

Recruiters rarely are involved in the final hiring decision, but they are influential gatekeepers who can make or break your ability to get the first interview. It pays to understand how best to gain their favor and build relationships with them. Here are three tips for getting recruiters to help you in your job search.

You've just had a great interview and you're excited about the job opportunity. Once you walk out of the office you're not done impressing them until you've sent a great thank you note. How effective are your post-interview thank you notes? Do they help you win a second interview? Here are tips to help you write a perfect thank you note that may win you a second interview.

I'm a hiring manager with a job description that clearly outlines the specifications of my job. And what do I receive from candidates? A piece of paper that spews out useless information about a total stranger, in chronological order. Great. So, in my left hand is what I need. And in my right hand is a one, two or three-page pile of words, leaving me to figure out if they should be applying at all. Want to know how to keep your resume from being tossed out?

Everyone faces challenges on the job. Did you know that you can turn those challenges into resume accomplishments? Fill your resume with accomplishments and you'll have employers eager to call you for interviews. Learn this three-step method for turning challenges into resume achievements.

Do you feel stuck in your career? Do you see yourself as management material, but your resume doesn't convince potential employers? Don't give up. Here are three tips for creating your resume as a tool to help you climb the corporate ladder and grow in your career.