Jobseekers are hurting their chances of getting work through common CV mistakes.
According to new research by the National Careers Service, two-thirds of careers advisors reported that sending general rather than tailored CVs was a major issue and could lead to applicants not getting a job.
More than 60% said spelling mistakes were common, while three-quarters pointed to a failure to highlight strengths as being a key error.
Two-thirds said CVs were often the wrong length, but a third of jobseekers said they did not believe they had ever made a mistake on their CVs. Read more about Too many jobseeker's CVs stop them getting work