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 Warehouse Team Leader
Ref: HMP
Job Details:
Our client has a busy warehouse and looking for a number of team leaders to supervisor the warehouse teams.
Sectors: Other Driving, Transport / Warehouse Manager
Location: Anglia-Norfolk
Salary: £8.75 per hour

 Service Advisor
Driven Motor Jobs
Ref: NR160119
Job Details:
Motor Trade Jobs, Automotive Vacancies: Automotive Service Advisor Required in Norwich, Norfolk.
Sectors: Other Driving
Location: Anglia, Anglia-Norfolk, Anglia-Suffolk, Home Counties
Salary: £21,000 to £24,000 per annum

 Service Advisor
Driven Motor Jobs
Ref: IP16119a
Job Details:
Motor Trade Jobs, Automotive Vacancies: Automotive Service Advisor Required in Ipswich, Suffolk Salary: £22,000 Plus Bonus Term: Full Time, Permanent Motor Trade Jobs / Automotive Vacancies: Service Advisor Required for Automotive Main Dealer - Service Advisor Jobs - Ipswich, Suffolk   Driven Motor Jobs have an exciting opportunity for one of their clients, who are looking for a Service Advisor to join their friendly team.
Sectors: Other Driving
Location: Anglia, Anglia-Norfolk, Anglia-Suffolk, Home Counties
Salary: £22,000 to £26,000 per annum

 Car Sales Executive
Driven Motor Jobs
Ref: CO190219
Job Details:
Automotive, Motor Trade Jobs: Car Sales Executive required in Colchester, Essex Salary: £30,000 OTE per annum Term: Full Time, Permanent Motor Trade Jobs / Automotive Vacancies: Vehicle / Car Sales Executive required in Colchester, Essex  My client, a well established and respected Main Dealership are looking to add a Sales Executive to their team.
Sectors: Other Driving
Location: Home Counties, Home Counties-Bedfordshire, Home Counties-Berkshire, Home Counties-Buckinghamshire, Home Counties-Essex, Home Counties-Hertfordshire, Home Counties-Kent
Salary: £30,000 per annum

 Car Sales Executive
Driven Motor Jobs
Ref: CM180419b
Job Details:
Car Sales Executive required in Chelmsford, Essex Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 OTE + Company Vehicle Term: Full Time, Permanent Our client, a well established and respected Main Dealership are looking to add a Sales Executive to their team.
Sectors: Other Driving
Location: Home Counties, Home Counties-Bedfordshire, Home Counties-Berkshire, Home Counties-Buckinghamshire, Home Counties-Essex, Home Counties-Hertfordshire, Home Counties-Kent
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 per annum

 Car Sales Executive
Driven Motor Jobs
Ref: SS180419a
Job Details:
Car Sales Executive required in Basildon, Essex Salary: £15K basic salary, £45,000 - £55,000 OTE Term: Full Time, Permanent Our client, a well established and respected Main Dealership are looking to add a Sales Executive to their team.
Sectors: Other Driving
Location: Home Counties, Home Counties-Bedfordshire, Home Counties-Berkshire, Home Counties-Buckinghamshire, Home Counties-Essex, Home Counties-Hertfordshire, Home Counties-Kent
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000 per annum

 Vehicle Technician
Driven Motor Jobs
Ref: RM180419
Job Details:
Vehicle Technician required in Romford, Essex Salary: £22,000 basic salary, £30,000 OTE Term: Full Time, Permanent Motor Trade Jobs / Automotive Vacancies: Vehicle Technician required in Our client, a franchise main dealer, has an opening for an experienced Vehicle Technician to join their team.
Sectors: Commercial Vehicle Technician , Mechanic , Other Driving
Location: Home Counties, Home Counties-Bedfordshire, Home Counties-Berkshire, Home Counties-Buckinghamshire, Home Counties-Essex, Home Counties-Hertfordshire, Home Counties-Kent
Salary: £22,000 to £30,000 per annum

 Service Advisor
Driven Motor Jobs
Ref: SS180419
Job Details:
Automotive Service Advisor Required in Basildon, Essex Salary: £22,500 basic salary, £26,500 OTE Term: Full Time, Permanent   Driven Motor Jobs has an exciting opportunity for one of their clients who is looking for a Service Advisor to join their friendly team.
Sectors: Other Driving
Location: Home Counties, Home Counties-Bedfordshire, Home Counties-Berkshire, Home Counties-Buckinghamshire, Home Counties-Essex, Home Counties-Hertfordshire, Home Counties-Kent
Salary: £22,500 to £26,500 per annum

 Vehicle Technician
Driven Motor Jobs
Ref: SUD16419
Job Details:
Vehicle Technician required in Sudbury, Suffolk.
Sectors: Mechanic
Location: Anglia-Suffolk
Salary: £23,000 to £26,000 per annum

 Prestige Service Advisor
Driven Motor Jobs
Ref: CM180419a
Job Details:
Automotive Service Advisor required in Chelmsford, Essex  Salary: £25,000 basic salary, £30,000 OTE Term: Full Time, Permanent Our client, a Prestige Dealership is currently looking to recruit an experienced Service Advisor to join their service department.
Sectors: Other Driving
Location: Home Counties, Home Counties-Bedfordshire, Home Counties-Berkshire, Home Counties-Buckinghamshire, Home Counties-Essex, Home Counties-Hertfordshire, Home Counties-Kent
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 per annum

 
CV Tips

Your CV is the key to many things:

  • Being seen on job-boards
  • Getting calls from recruiters
  • The all-important job interview

To make all of these things happen, it's essential that your CV is as up-to-date as possible, reads well, and of course, tells the truth! It's a good idea to have more than one version of your CV available so you can tailor it to fit specific jobs.

Writing your CV is probably one of the hardest things to do. Most employers don't have the time to read through every CV in detail so it needs to grab their attention.

What information does a CV need?
Fundamentally, your CV needs to state your skills and work experience in a logical and interesting way. The writing needs to be brief, as usually there is a limit of two pages. A typical CV will state:

  • Your personal details at the top (name and contact details.)
  • A profile
  • Skill-set
  • Work experience (in chronological order)
  • Qualifications and training
  • Membership of professional bodies
  • Publications that you have authored or co-authored
  • Hobbies and interests
  • Anything else that you feel is relevant


Personal Details
It's not essential these days to have your address on your CV, particularly if you want to post it on job-boards. Most people state their name, telephone numbers, and email address. It used to be common practice to include your date of birth, but nowadays, as part of the Age Discrimination Act it's recommended that you leave it off.

Profile
A profile is simply a statement, usually a paragraph in length, that sums up your career history and achievements. It should also mention your personal traits and aspirations. It's useful to have a profile on your CV so that anyone can quickly see whether you are right person for the job.

Skill-set
This is an opportunity to show what you know and how well you know it. As well as listing software (Outlook, Excel, Word etc), you should also state your knowledge of directives, assays and procedures (GMP etc).

Work-experience
You need to start with your most recent job, stating the company name, your role and the period of time you were employed there. Keep the wording simple and to the point. The style of the CV is completely up to you (see links below for advice).

Qualifications and Training
This is where you list your qualifications, including:

O-Levels/GCSE's
A-Levels
Degree
MA
PhD
Professorship
Any other qualification or training that is relevant to the industry

Membership of professional bodies
In this section you can list membership of any professional bodies and, if you want, how many years you've been a member.

Publications that you have authored or co-authored
These are useful for the employer to see so they can gauge your experience and understanding of different topics. If you've written several publications, your CV will exceed 3 pages!


Hobbies and interests
What do you do in your spare time? What interests do you have outside work? Employers are just as interested in this as they are in the professional aspect of your CV.

Anything else that you feel is relevant
If there is anything else that is not covered by the usual sections, but you feel is worth including in your CV, you can add it in at the end.

Links
http://www.cvtips.com/
http://www.alec.co.uk/cvtips/



 
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