Curriculum Vitae Tips?

Discussion in 'Jobs (Discussion)' started by craigj0121, Jul 13, 2012.

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  1. Hey people!

    Firstly I don’t know if im posting in the right section so if im not, sorry!

    Anyway, I have recently passed my ADSC to get into the army as a Driver Communications Specialist, however I have just done 3 years at college and my basic training is not untill 2013. So now I am looking for a job to support me until I go in for my basic training.

    Is it possible to say on my CV that I have got into the army?
    If I can, can anybody give me any advice on what to put on my CV?

  2. Well technically your NOT "in the army" and you didn't "get in the army" you mearly passed army selection. So I wouldn't go writing it lol ... & I wouldn't mention it as no one will employ you full time knowing your planning on leaving 6 months down the line after time effort and money spent on you as an employee. Even if it's temp work your applying for , I wouldn't say a word about it, will just complicate things.
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  3. Rod924

    Rod924 LE Reviewer

    As said above, you want a job, even if it is only an interim one. Keep your gob shut about joining the Army.

    Oh, when you do join, keep your gob shut too, as it will stand you in good stead
  4. Dead right, I would go to your new job and smile, in the knowledge you will be leaving to a new and better life.
  5. As everyone has said...probably best not to put it! Theres often a few temp jobs about, maybe because people dont want to leave the land of unemployment when its not permanent? Anyhow, agencies can help you find something- although they do take a cut of your wages, something to be aware of.
  6. Do they ****. The agency gets paid on top of your wages, the pay rate you agree with them is exactly what you get paid.
  7. Of course they dont syphon it from your agreed pay, but the agreed pay will be lower as the agencies take their cut.
  8. I suggest you go and work for Manpower, the agency I currently temp for. I agreed my pay rate with the company I am temping for, Manpower pay me that rate. Manpower then charge the company a fee for "supplying" me. Funnily enough, that's how every temp agency I've worked for since the mid-80's has worked it too.

    May I suggest you get back to your dissertation and stop trying to teach grannies to suck eggs?
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  9. Youre old thus more knowledgable i get it. I kinda assume people reading posts on an internet forum read posts and realise they are not neccessarily 100% accurate in any situation and any place? Does everything really need a disclaimer? Ill take note of the agency you mentioned, granted i have only used one agency, but my wage for doing the exact same job as my peers was coincidently lower. In fact, lower by the amount the agency took in fees.
  10. Like.... I think.... ;-)
  11. SmashFox.... in gaping your wizards sleeve you will have had to endure your /shag/husbands stinking curry/ale breathe and his stinking cock as he tries to insert his under inflated 'zipper zepplin' into your gopping 'hairy hanger'
  12. She's going to make an excellent 2nd Lt...
  13. I wish I was an expert at everything, like you are.

    How's the application to become an OCdt going?
  14. I'm sure her CO and Brigade Commander will find her a font of useful advice.
  15. Fang_Farrier

    Fang_Farrier LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

    Bollox, Miss Fang worked for an agency doing bar work as a student, from discussions with various folk the agency got £16 an hour to supply staff, however she only got £8 an hour. One hotel she was at, was keen for her to stay so offered her £8 an hour, exactly the same but they made a saving of £8 an hour. Miss Fang took it as it was steady work whereas agency could be hit or miss depending on demand. Actually ended up with less money as when worked for agency they supplied transport such as taxi home if late finish to ensure safety, when worked direct for hotel it was pay for your own.