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The Golden Rules to making a CV

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As an ex-student and recruitment specialist of several years, Phil Gratton reveals common Curriculum Vitae (CV) mistakes that people make and how to remedy them.

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Tailoring your CV for fashion specific jobs

'Fresh out of university?' Matalan graduate poster campaign.

Matalan’s recruitment co-ordinator, Victoria Kermode, came to the University of Lincoln on Wednesday 22nd February to talk to final year students about tailoring their CV for fashion specific jobs. Lauren Grey found out more.

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Students exploited on work experience, new study shows

Students are turned into tea-boys on work experience. Photo: Anneka James

A new study shows that less than one third of students get a worthwhile experience during a voluntary work placement, while the rest are usually turned into tea servers.

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‘Social Enterprise and Volunteering’ can improve your skills

Social Enterprise and Volunteering can give you the chance to get some valuable work experience relevant to your university degree.

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CV guru Bill Faust kicks off Lincoln employability week

CV expert Bill Faust opens Opportunities@Lincoln’s week, dedicated to boosting students’ life prospects with up-to-date tips to market themselves to employers.

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Enterprise and employability week to kick off

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A mixture of lectures from well known faces, focused workshops, and their new purpose-built location behind the library, will lead to a successful Enterprise and Employability Week.

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Try something different to make money

It can be tough to balance a social life, university course, and a part time job. So Mark Bowery has found five ways to cheat and yet balance the books.

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You’re in the army now

A University of Lincoln student has found a part-time work opportunity in the Territorial Army that offers money and work experience.

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How to recession-proof your CV

It seems your course on its own won’t be enough to get you a job at the end of your studies. Here are a few extra things you can do about it.

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Recession hits graduates hard

2009 graduates face a difficult year for job prospects but may have to be prepared to put aspirations of high salaries to one side in order to build up experience.

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