Those looking to find work in London may be interested to note the comments of one employment expert, who thinks style errors are the biggest problem with job-hunters' CVs.
Peter Panayotou, founder and senior consultant at specialist CV-writing centre The Write Stuff, explained spelling and grammatical inaccuracies are all too frequent among the documents he sees, with people relying too heavily on computer spellcheckers.
He said: "If this is a sales document that's supposed to represent you, obviously you've got to do everything you can to make sure you've got it right."
Mr Panayotou advised people who are in the process of preparing a CV for a potential employer should ensure they get a friend to look over their work before submitting it, as "a fresh pair of eyes will always pick up what they have missed".
His comments come in response to a recent study undertaken by recruitment firm IntaPeople, which revealed some 29 per cent of 600 CVs examined contained serious spelling or grammatical mistakes.
Posted by Chris Seel
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