Fortunately, not all recruiters are stuck in the dark ages, and some do understand CVs more than others. So if you are being badly advised by a particular recruiter, one thing you could consider is simply use a different one. Another good alternative is to apply direct to employers’ advertisements, or via job boards. If you do this you have the added advantage of being able to tweak your CV to the job. < Previous Tip || Next Tip >
Paul Hichens, top UK CV specialist, head of leading firm CV Succeed, and author of the most pioneering CV book in decades, The One Page CV (published by top career sector publishers Pearson Education).