The 7 Second CV

The 7 Second CV

How to Land the Interview

Summary


Write a killer CV and land your dream job.

It takes an employer just seven seconds to save or reject a job applicant’s CV. In this book, James Reed – chairman of REED, Britain’s largest recruitment company – offers invaluable and specific advice on what employers want to see in the CVs they receive and how you can stand out from the crowd.

Unlike other career development books, the honest advice presented here has been compiled from one-to-one interviews, surveys and countrywide workshops across REED’s network of recruitment consultants. This book is an accessible and enjoyable read, intensely practical and packed with pull-out quotes, layout examples and tips.

Find out what future employers are looking for and take the first step to start loving Mondays again.

Reviews

  • Great advice for anyone who wants to win an interview
    Lord Alan Sugar

About the author

James Reed

James Reed is the Chairman of REED, the recruitment specialists. Every year, REED places hundreds of thousands of people into jobs across a number of disciplines around the world. James first joined the company in 1992 after graduating from Harvard Business School. Along with Paul G. Stoltz, James is the author of Put Your Mindset to Work. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). He lives in London.
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