CVs dismissed due to spelling, grammar errors, survey finds

Poor spelling, bad grammar and weak formatting: these are some of the basic mistakes many people make on their CVs.

29th May, 2012
Most applications are only average.

Poor spelling, bad grammar and weak formatting; these are some of the basic mistakes many people are still making in job applications.

Most CVs submitted by job seekers are “average” with only 11 per cent ranking as “very good” according to a survey by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland.

The survey found that more than 80 per cent of those surveyed - they were 200 accountants involved in recruitment...

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