The 1st edition for 2017 of our bi annual FREE CV Rewrite is here!
With the last edition in November 2016 (Read Here), eight months is a long time for members to refresh, rewrite and re evaluate their current resume.
The essence of this exercise every six months is to update resumes of members; employed, unemployed and the general public.
It is expected of career professionals, job seekers, corpers, recent graduates and undergraduates to update their CV’s with new additions or professional attainment as one progresses on their career path. On the other hand, our CV department constantly researches and evolves new updates in the HR world with regards to job application, CV requirement and new technological innovations in recruiting.
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Why update your CV?
With more companies in Nigeria now embracing the Application Tracking System (ATS) an estimated 78% of job seekers in Nigeria job market lack the knowhow and competence to input Job Keywords in their resume.
Over the past eight months from our last exercise, it is expected that members should have had new certifications, recently completed a course or programme, enrolled for new ones, attended seminars, workshop, presented papers, volunteered, interned and or changed jobs. Others may have had publications, articles or posts in their respective fields, to this end, it is of essence; resumes are updated periodically.
As an organization, there’s a twice yearly window to assist members update their resumes or probably a fresh rewrite. The 1st edition for 2017 will run all through July (3rd-31st). Over 75% of participants from November 2016 exercise were invited for interviews after submitting their revamped CV with over 48% of the 75% now gainfully employed. Read testimonies here
The pride here is: ‘for every 5 job application submitted with our CV, you are assured of at least 3 interview invite.
To participate in the July edition, members should send their current resume with their membership ID no to firstname.lastname@example.org
For non members looking to take advantage of this offer to rewrite their CV, contact the CV department via: Call/whatsapp: 0708 555 6666 or email@example.com.
For members looking to have a one on one session with our career advisory team during this exercise, this will only take place at our E-Learning Centre in Amuwo-Odofin (Direction) Our Ikeja and Lekki offices remain open only to companies and administrative functions.
No matter how educationally sound, physically presentable and orally articulate you are, without a consummate professional CV…forget being employed based on your attributes.