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The One Page CV by Paul Hichens

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5

CV writing myths

In this chapter I have listed some common CV-writing myths. Some myths are relatively harmless, while at the same time others are counterproductive, verging on the potentially dangerous. To help identify these I have continued using the traffic light system, with red obviously still at the more dangerous end of the scale.

There are a terrible lot of lies going around the world, and the worst of it is half of them are true.

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… critically you will be better placed to differentiate between CV musts and myths. You should also be far better placed to identify which ‘advisers’ really do know about CVs as ...

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