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  • Published: 3 January 2019
  • ISBN: 9780753553084
  • Imprint: Virgin Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 208

The 7 Second CV

How to Land the Interview




Advice on how to land that job from the Chairman of REED, Britain’s most prominent and best-known recruitment company.

Write a killer CV and land your dream job. It takes an employer just seven seconds to save or reject a job applicant’s CV. In this book, James Reed – chairman of REED, Britain’s largest recruitment company – offers invaluable and specific advice on what employers want to see in the CVs they receive and how you can stand out from the crowd.

Unlike other career development books, the honest advice presented here has been compiled from one-to-one interviews, surveys and countrywide workshops across REED’s network of recruitment consultants. This book is an accessible and enjoyable read, intensely practical and packed with pull-out quotes, layout examples and tips.

Find out what future employers are looking for and take the first step to start loving Mondays again.

  • Published: 3 January 2019
  • ISBN: 9780753553084
  • Imprint: Virgin Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 208

About the author

James Reed

James Reed is the Chairman of REED – Britain’s biggest and best-known recruitment brand and the largest family-owned recruitment company in the world.

James is a regular media commentator on work and labour market issues, with recent appearances including BBC News, Sky News, BBC Radio 2 and The Apprentice. He has contributed insight to a wide range of publications including the Financial Times, Harvard Business Review and the Sunday Times.

James is also the author of three books, The 7-Second CV: How to Land the Interview, Why You? 101 Interview Questions You’ll Never Fear Again and Put Your Mindset to Work, which he co-authored with Dr. Paul Stoltz.

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Praise for The 7 Second CV

Great advice for anyone who wants to win an interview

Lord Alan Sugar

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