In addition, you can also embed still headhunters and recruiters in your job search. These individuals are excellent multipliers and specialized in the “mark I” for sale. 3. HR read only the CV and then the letter. Just test it in practice and give different people to read your application. Watch their reading behavior and you will notice that each person completely different going on. In this respect we can clean up safely at this point with the error, that the curriculum vitae is the more important part of the application.
CV and cover letter are one unit and cannot be separated in their importance. 4. you can hide gaps in the CV. No, you can’t. We aren’t able to go back in time and erase mistakes of the past unfortunately still.
It is much more important at this point that they reflect how it could come to the gap and what you will in the future do more is to prevent any further. Nobody is perfect – and in life, not everything goes smoothly. This is deeply human. Companies that cannot accept that, then perhaps are not the right employer for you. And otherwise, the motto is: go to openly and aggressively with the weaknesses in your resume, give the company but also the feeling that you have learned something from this “idle situation”. 5. the “third side” is informative and lifts me positively from the mass of applications out neither one nor the other is true. All information provided by the third page must be in the short, concise form in the cover letter. The third page is a real ballast. Don’t forget HR have two minutes to collect your application normally maximum and this time are sufficient to get an overall picture of the applicant. Only if this impression, you will more intensively deal with your application.