Martin Ellis's Blog Posts Tagged 'how' (4)

First Rule of Resume Writing - Think of Annie...

This morning Annie wrote to me pleading for simple and clear resumes/CV's. Annie is a UK-based recruiter. Annie, and thousands like her, spend a good deal of their day matching people to jobs, and to do that Annie reads resumes...... lot's of…


Added by Martin Ellis on July 22, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

Hidden LinkedIn Resume Tool for Candidates

Fed up with sub-standard Resumes and CV's, even from top people?

Point them to LinkedIn's hidden resume builder at It's saved my candidates bacon more than once. It converts their LinkedIn…


Added by Martin Ellis on January 25, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Top CV/Resume Tip: How to write an attention-grabbing Personal Statement

My headline advice for anybody writing their CV/Resume is to get your punches in early and grab the readers attention with your Personal Statement. It should also follow these basics:

  • Make it no longer than 5 or 6 lines
  • Include your…

Added by Martin Ellis on December 7, 2012 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

How to Choose a Headhunter - Great questions to test them...

Since I started writing this "How to Choose a Headhunter" series in 2008, the world of recruitment/headhunting has turned upside down. Back then, my first post was the top questions I'd advise anybody considering engaging a headhunter for the first time, but time has moved on and the questions have changed - although not all of them!…


Added by Martin Ellis on December 5, 2012 at 9:00am — 10 Comments


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