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Category Archives: "CVs"

9 Dec, 2017

Chef CV: How to handle job gaps and job hopping

Despite the fact that the UK is in the grips of a chef shortage, if you have a work history with gaps in it or have been prone to moving jobs frequently you’ll need to carefully present your experience within your CV to avoid being seen as unstable. So, what do you need to do? […]

4 Jul, 2017

Chef CV writing tips

Below is a collection of great CV writing tips to help you land your next dream Chef job. Know the purpose of your CV The objective of your CV is to land an interview, and the interview will land you the job (hopefully!). If you try to write your Chef CV with the purpose of […]

20 Nov, 2015

Using a CV writing expert

The most important step in getting a job is getting past the initial ‘CV sift’ phase and securing an interview. Creating a CV that stands out from the crowd is the best thing you can do to secure that next chef opportunity, but being able to present your skills and experience in an attention-grabbing way […]

16 Nov, 2015

7 Tips for avoiding video CV mistakes

As a chef looking for work you’ve undoubtedly put together a CV that can be sent off to recruiters and used to apply for jobs posted online. This will focus on communicating a professional image of yourself and your career achievements to date. Increasingly though, jobseekers looking for hospitality roles need ways to stand out […]

13 Nov, 2015

CVs aren’t dead yet chef!

Even though we are seeing a move towards CV-less recruiting in more high-tech industry sectors, companies in general and certainly in hospitality are still recruiting with CVs. However, the idea that companies are just hiring based on the contents of a two-sided piece of A4 paper is no longer true. Most recruiters will also be […]

9 Nov, 2015

Why CV keywords matter in your chef CV

Years ago, when CVs were still sent to employers through the post, job seekers hoped details like a high-quality paper stock and unique, professional formatting would catch the eye of an employer. These days, things are a little different. First of all, it’s rare that employers even accept paper CVs anymore. Second, and more importantly, […]

14 Oct, 2015

5 ways to boost the appeal of your head chef CV

Is your CV failing to bring in the interviews for head chef jobs that you believe it should? If the answer is yes, it may be time to give it a facelift. The good news is there are a number of simple ways to change the look and feel of your CV in order to […]