Lees, John Why You? CV Messages To Win Jobs

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Why You? CV Messages To Win Jobs

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Every day thousands of hopefuls send off their badly composed CVs, that don't communicate the right message, in pursuit of jobs they simply don't understand. "Why You?" draws on John Lee's 20+ years experience of training recruiters to offer his insider secrets on what really gets a CV noticed and read. If you want your CV to get you short listed it is not just what it looks like but what it says and how it communicates most succinctly what you have to offer. At the heart of this book is the need to choose and build on the right format to match your needs and aspirations and how to tailor it to ensure an employer can spot that your skills and competencies match their needs. The book is founded on extensive research amongst employers which offers fresh insights into the way employers read CVs, the things they love and hate to see and their opinions on how to write an effective CV.

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For insight into the mind of the prospective employer, check out Why You
-- Readers Digest, February 2008

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Praise for John Lees
"John Lees talks a great deal of sense, particularly for anyone looking for a new career path"
- ROSEMARY CONLEY CBE
"Always practical, but never patronizing"
- THE GUARDIAN
"John Lees teaches you how to develop your own self awareness and how to use that awareness effectively to achieve career success"
- THE TIMES
"John Lees inspires people to rethink the way they work"
- DAILY EXPRESS

When it comes to CVs, most decision-makers evaluate your potential in seconds. Among the many candidates for the best jobs why you? Your CV makes a critical first impression in the competition for a job you'll love. It's not just about what your CV looks like, but what it says and how it communicates a focused message about what you have to offer employers. Based on extensive research that offers fresh insights into the way employers read CVs, Why You? is a step-by-step guide that helps you:

  • Choose and develop the right CV format to match your needs and aspirations
  • Design and write a compelling first page
  • Construct and tailor a targeted CV to match employers' requirements
  • Use your CV as part of a multi-strategy job search
  • Open doors to interviews with the best employers.

John Lees is one of the UK's best known career coaches. Previously Chief Executive of the Institute of Employment Consultants, he has trained recruitment specialists for over 20 years. He now specializes in helping people make difficult career decisions.

John is the author of the best-selling How to Get a Job You'll Love and Take Control of Your Career. He is a regular contributor for The Times, The Guardian and Personnel Today.

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