The question of whether or not to include a Personal Interests / Hobbies section on your CV has been debated for years. Our advice is simple: include it, as long as the detail you provide will not have a negative
Returning to work after a career break to raise a family can be a daunting prospect. You will most likely be full of self-doubt. Am I still capable? Will anyone want to employ me? How do I explain my time
Beyond the basics of clear, concise writing, sections with bullet points, and absolutely no typos, what specific recommendations are there for science CVs? A big issue is how to deal with the technical detail that you may have to put
With the upsurge in online job applications, employers are increasingly requesting personal statements to accompany your CV. This can be a daunting task. Unlike a cover letter, the structure of this is undefined, as is the length in many cases.
Anyone reading books or articles on CV writing will find the advice is varied and confusing. Many authors swear by golden rules they claim you should never breach. Some have merit, many don’t. There are no set rules when it