Administrative Jobs in Nigeria

Advertising Jobs Nigeria

Accounting Jobs in Nigeria

Auditing Jobs Nigeria

Arts Jobs in Nigeria

Agriculture Jobs in Nigeria

Architecture Jobs in Nigeria

Aviation Jobs in Nigeria

Automobile Jobs in Nigeria

Banking Jobs in Nigeria

Classified Jobs Nigeria

Computer & InfoTech Jobs

Customer Service Jobs

Civil Engineering Jobs

Cook Jobs

Database Jobs in Nigeria

Driving Jobs in Nigeria

Education Jobs for Nigerians

Estate Management Jobs

Electrical/Electronics Jobs

Engineering Jobs in Nigeria

ERP & SAP Jobs in Nigeria

Facility Mgt Jobs in Nigeria

Finance Jobs in Nigeria

Front Desk Jobs in Nigeria

Geology & Drilling Jobs

Government Public Service-

Hardware Jobs in Nigeria

Hospitality Jobs in Nigeria

Hotel Jobs

HR Jobs in Nigeria

Industrial Attachment (Internship)

Insurance Jobs in Nigeria

Internet & Work aHome Jobs

Java Jobs in Nigeria

Law Enforcement Jobs

Lecturing Jobs in Nigeria

Legal Jobs in Nigeria

Linux & Unix Jobs Nigeria

Marketing & Sales Jobs

Mass Communication Jobs

Maritime & Shipping Jobs

Medical & Healthcare Jobs

Military Jobs in Nigeria

Ministry & Parastatal Jobs

Computer Networking Jobs

NGO Jobs in Nigeria

Oil & Gas Jobs in Nigeria

Oracle Jobs in Nigeria

.Net Technology Jobs Nigeria

Personal Assistant Jobs

PHP & MySQL Jobs in Nigeria

Physician & Med Practioner

Public Sector/Service Jobs

Public Relation Jobs

Programming Jobs in Nigeria

Pri/Sec Sch Teaching Jobs

Real Estate Jobs in Nigeria

Research Jobs in Nigeria

Safety & Health Jobs

Secretarial Jobs in Nigeria

Security Jobs in Nigeria

Sales Jobs

Shipping & Maritime Jobs

Student Jobs in Nigeria

Mass Communication Jobs

Software Developer Jobs

System Admin Jobs in Nigeria

Teaching Jobs in Nigeria

Telecommunication Jobs

Unskilled Jobs Nigeria

Volunteer Jobs Nigeria

Web Developer Jobs Nigeria

Web Designer Jobs in Nigeria






Get Latest Nigerian Job Alert!
Enter your email below.

Delivered by FeedBurner














  
          Popular Jobs
Qualiquant Services Limited Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

Norrenberger Financial Group Job Recruitment (6 Positions)

Medecins du Monde (MdM) Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

Proten International Job Recruitment (13 Positions)

Devien Consult Job Recruitment (5 Positions)

Artee Group Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Creativity Unisex Salon Job Vacancies (4 Positions)

Total Health Trust Limited (THT) Job Recruitment (5 Positions)

Green Field Health Management Limited Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

Conclase Consulting Job Recruitment (14 Positions)

Sigma Consulting Group Job Recruitment (19 Positions)

Leading International Energy, Oil and Gas Engineering Consulting Firm Job Recruitment (18 Positions)

Standard Foundation Schools Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

Zilt Investment Limited Job Recruitment (13 Positions)

Lorache Consulting Limited Job Recruitment (9 Positons)

Microsoft Nigeria Job Recruitment (5 Positions)

PTK Consulting Limited Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Airtel Nigeria Job Recruitment (5 Positions)

African Development Bank Group (AfDB) Job Recruitment (10 Positions)

Citibank Nigeria Limited (CNL) Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

Krystal Medical Centre Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Qatar Airways Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Inspire Vocational Academies Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

University Press PLC (UPPLC) Job Recruitment (6 Positions)

Willers Solutions Limited Job Recruitment (43 Positions)

PCI Educational Consult Limited Job Recruitment (6 Positions)

Fosad Consulting Job Recruitment (7 Positions)

MyStaff Consulting Limited Job Recruitment (14 Positions)

Ascentech Services Limited Job Recruitment (16 Positions)

First Choice Leasing Limited Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

Edgewood Consulting Limited Job Recruitment (6 Positions)

Eko Maintenance Limited Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

FlexFilms Limited Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Pettysave Nigeria Internship & Exp. Job Recruitment (12 Positions)

Genesis Cinemas Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Greenland Polytechnic, Jalingo Job Recruitment (8 Positions)

Coca-Cola Company Job Recruitment (5 Positions)

Wema Bank Plc Job Recruitment

Ion-Forte Limited Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Graduate Trainee at Detopsy Engineering Limited

Reckitt Benckiser (RB) Recruitment for Brand Manager

HNJ Exclusive Job GOODY Bag - January Week Four UPDATE!

HNJobs (Recap): International Agency / NGO / Multinational Job Opportunities - HNJ Exclusive

Latest Internship & Entry-level Job Recruitment in Nigeria - HNJobs (Weekly Recap)

Latest Graduate & Management Trainee Job Recruitment in Nigeria - HNJobs (Weekly Recap)

HNJobs (Recap): Federal / State Government Job Opportunities - HNJ Exclusive

Latest Customer Service / Front Desk Job Recruitment in Nigeria - HNJobs (Weekly Recap)

ActionAid (AA) Nigeria Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

Latest Oil & Gas Job Opportunities in Nigeria - HNJ Exclusive

Management FIRST Job Recruitment (3 Positions)


Top 10 CV Mistakes Graduates Make and Ways To Avoid Them

Posted on Mon 21st Oct, 2013 - hotnigerianjobs.com --- (5 comments)


We have questioned graduate employers about their top reasons for rejecting graduate CVs and these are the results. Commit any of these top ten CV sins at your peril!

1.) Applying for the wrong job position
Surprisingly, sending a CV tailored to a completely different role is a fairly common occurrence, but definitely not advisable if you want to be considered for the job.

2.) Spelling and grammar blonder
With the abundance of spell-checking software available there is no excuse to send a CV with any spelling or grammar mistakes, all that this demonstrates to an employer is a lack of attention to detail. Copied from: www.hotnigerianjobs.com

3.) Lack of research into the role
Although sending a generic CV can be very tempting, it pays to spend time applying your CV to each role. Employers often perceive a generic or untargeted CV as an indication that you aren’t really bothered about the job.

4.) Complicated layouts
Graduate employers often have many CVs to look through for each role, they don’t have time to waste trying to navigate a complicated CV layout. The simpler you make your layout, the easier you make their job, so they are much more likely to focus on the content of your CV.

5.) Formatting errors
Over-complicated formatting, errors and inconsistencies in the formatting of your CV are really off-putting to employers, and again show a lack of attention to detail.

6.) Lacking evidence
Including your skills is a good way to demonstrate how you may fit into a role as a graduate. Employers are looking for proof that you have these skills, and the best way to do this is to demonstrate these using your employment, education and interests as evidence. Copied from: www.hotnigerianjobs.com

7.) Not spending enough time on your CV
Graduate employers have lots of experience of assessing CVs, and they will be able to tell exactly how much time and effort you have put into your CV, so make sure your first impression shows your dedication.

8.) CV being too long or short
As a graduate, your CV should be 2 pages long (for an internship it can be one or two pages), but if you have relevant information that will enhance you chances in the consideration for an interview, you should not bother if your CV pages are more than 2 or 3 pages, make sure you include all those information. You should avoid irrelevant information in your CV, it makes your CV boring to the recruiter.

9.) The relevance of information
Padding out your CV with extra information, or missing out something vital will stand out to employers. Make sure that your CV contains only relevant information for the role you are applying for.

10. ) Being unable to open the CV
It sounds silly, but if an employer can’t open your CV they are unlikely to have the time to chase you for one they can open. Make sure you put your CV in a common format, such as a compatible version of word or a PDF.

See also:
5 Tips  on How to Write, a Better Fresh Graduate Resume / CV

Top 10 CV Mistakes Graduates Make and Ways To Avoid Them


Why 90% of Job Seekers Never Get Invited For An Interview

How to Write a Brief But Powerful and Standard Cover Letter


  

Comments (5)

No. 1
Posted on Mon 21st Oct, 2013 09:09:38 GMT by Ruth

You are doing a great work
No. 2
Posted on Tue 22nd Oct, 2013 09:15:00 GMT by UK

good one on CV!
No. 3
Posted on Thu 24th Oct, 2013 20:34:59 GMT by Opeyemi Emmanuel

Very nice correction hint
No. 4
Posted on Mon 28th Oct, 2013 13:32:21 GMT by musa john

Sendmeanyinformationaboutjob
No. 5
Posted on Thu 01st Sep, 2016 13:06:08 GMT by suleman ayuba mshelia

I have realy missed alot, thnk God now i cn acces such infor n even educat myself more. Glad am now part of hotnigeriajobs.


Post a Comment
Name: *
Email: *
Comment: *