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Words to avoid on your CV

Many people are putting potential employers off with some of the following meaningless words.  Avoid putting "hard working", "reliable", "team player", "dedicated", "passionate", "strategic thinker", "results driven" and "dynamic".Ensure that you point out actual achievements and duties which make you a good match for the role you are applying for instead.

Top Employers

The top 3 most sought after UK companies to work for are The John Lewis Partnership, ASOS, Arcadia Group according to a recent survey. 

Getting your next job

Some interesting stats below:65% of jobs are filled via employee referrals70% of vacancies are not advertised publicly79% of applicants for vacancies never receive any updates from HR as to their progress!