• Your first and possibly only contact with any
company is via Human Resources (HR).
• Most Human Resource (HR) offices are staffed
by qualified skilled HR personnel who are not
industry specific professionals and do not
know much about it as their qualification is in
• Their knowledge about the actual industry in
particular may be limited.
Make It Easy
• The most frustrating part of a recruiter’s day is poorly
written, amateur resumes that lack information or make it
hard to find the information they are looking for.
• Make it easy for “Human Resources” to see you as a skilled
professional by presenting yourself as such.
• Half hearted attempts at securing employment do not cut it in
today’s employment culture. With today’s technology
submitting your resume has become extremely competitive.
• Use technology to your advantage not your disadvantage.
Human Resources are looking to employ human beings not
specifications. Give them a reason to hire you!!!
Would you attend an interview in your pyjamas? I hope the answer is no!!! So why do so many
people feel it is “OK” to present a shoddy resume with outdated scant information? Your Resume
should reflect you as a professional person so ensure you portray the right image from the start.
Ensure your personal details are updated and accurate and that your name and
surname is on the resume.
Date your resume.
Make sure your contact details are updated. Include a “SKYPE” contact. This is easy to
set up by visiting www.skype.com it is free to set up, free to use and easy for
employers to contact you.
Layout must be clear and easy to read. Employers do not have time to search for your
details. Label each section i.e. Education, Qualifications, Employment History etc.
List your skills clearly, do not use abbreviations or acronyms (go to the extent of
adding small photos.
State whether you are currently employed - casual or full time.
Clearly state your availability.
• Visual presentation helps cut out the
• A short 3 or 4 minute video talking about
yourself, your work and your family, is a
fantastic introduction and employers like the
• Link to personal website if you have one.
• Photos of you in the work place lends
• Do not wait to be asked for documentation.
Be pro-active and provide as much
information as you can. Too much information
is always better than not enough information.
• The more a recruiter knows about you the
easier it is for them to get you employment.
• An employer will want to see you are
• Prove that you have done some research and know what is
expected of you, this gives a clear indication of how keen you
• Documents required should include:i.
Copy of your passport
Copies of all relevant qualifications
It is likely that both a clear police check & medical will be
v. IELTS (if English is not your native tongue)
vi. Proof that you have investigated regulations, licences &
visa requirements regarding your employment.
• To help you realise your dream of securing the
• All we ask is that you don’t waste our time, we
want serious candidates only with a degree
and/or trade certificates
• We operate on LinkedIn and Facebook and
information is added regularly - we suggest you
• Lastly, the journey will not be easy but think of
How To Register On Skills
• If you are looking for work and want to work with Skills Provision
please go to www.skillsprovision.co.uk and register your CV from a
• Please complete the personal profile fully – do not use terms like
see resume – we want to know what you want
• By doing this your details will be:
Visible to visiting employers
Available to all our consultants
Form part of our Social Media marketing
Accessible by strategic partners around the world
• So please take your time.
• Getting this right is the most important step in embarking on a
journey towards an international placement
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