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  • noun Plural form of CV.


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  • Often the initial processing of CVs is done badly, by HR underlings who have no idea what might be relevant.

    Looking to Hire an Engineer? 3 Reasons to Forgo the Phone Screening

  • If you ask me it looks like the usual sort of embellishment - not embellishment, just self-promotion - that goes on in CVs.

    EXCLUSIVE: LibDem Seeks New Job: Proven Fundraising Skills

  • But sources said this was a "temporary arrangement" and Sonia Gandhi and her political aides were looking at "CVs".

    The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) - Frontpage

  • Shock that anybody was challenging them, had done their homework, had read their papers, had looked at their CVs, had looked at their consulting relationships, and would dare to contradict them.

    No Straight Answers in Sight

  • The company has been deluged with CVs since advertising for stop-gap workers to support the 130,000 postmen and women delivering the 2bn packages, cards and letters that clog mailbags in the run-up to Christmas.

    Royal Mail inundated with Christmas job applications

  • Schools were also found to undervalue the importance of part-time work, after-school clubs and volunteering in building up young people's skills, experience and their CVs.

    Half of pupils are being consigned 'to the scrapheap' by schools

  • Having realised that they had achieved absolutely nothing at Oxford, and desperate to have something to put on their CVs, they formed the society so they could style themselves as "Founder member" on their CVs.

    Hugh Muir's diary

  • The Liberal Arts folk from the NY Times article are missing a rather vital point - their truth, the thing that differentiates them from others is not whether they create jobs, or whether they are able to graduate students with pretty CVs, it is that they create thinkers with broad, open minds that are able to collaborate, learn, create and communicate.

    Pop Culture

  • In former industrial areas where there are few new sources of employment, providing a spot of job-coaching and tarting up CVs is just not going to be good enough.

    Iain Duncan Smith's Work Programme has one fatal flaw – there isn't any work

  • They hold at their sides leather folders that enclose CVs printed on watermarked 100 percent cotton paper.

    Between Expectations


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