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10 Sure-Fire Ways To Screw Up Your CV And Alienate Employers

The job market’s tough at the moment, we get that. So if you do want work, you’re going to have to try damn hard to get it, and make sure that CV sparkles like a dream. Or, if you’re feeling particularly self-sabotage-y, you could fall over every failure hurdle imaginable and create something so awful, they could sense it from space. That’s up to you.

But if you do want to get the job, it’s gonna take a lot more than a few sentences of (mostly true) bragging to make it happen. Employers look at a lot of CVs. If you think you’re the only one applying, think again; even that rubbish collector job at the bottom of your list will be competed for. If you really want to make an impression, you have to avoid those awful mistakes that will get you thrown
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Spring Breakers: 6 Reasons the Booty-Shaking Romp Has Us Saying "Spring Break Forever!"

Spring Breakers: 6 Reasons the Booty-Shaking Romp Has Us Saying
One of the most talked about films to hit SXSW, Spring Breakers opens in wide release this weekend. Extremely bored Candy, Faith, Brit, and Cotty have St. Petersburg, Fla., in their sites for spring break, but they lack moola. Just how far will these coeds go for ultimate university time-off? Far. The pretty little liars pack plenty of heat to get to those bong hits. The job market's bad now anyway, so better to keep rocking on someone else's dime, right? The film seduces with saturated colors, swirly pop-editing, hypnotic Skrillex jams and the excuse to see if any actress will ever wear pants. (Nope!) In a masterstroke of casting, two former Disney teens: Selena Gomez (The Wizards of Waverly Place) and Vanessa Hudgens...
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Number of Women Working in TV Takes a Tumble, Study Says

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Number of Women Working in TV Takes a Tumble, Study Says
The job market might be tight for everyone, but when it comes to women working in the television industry, times are especially tough. The Los Angeles Times reports that the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University has released its most recent study on women working in television, and it isn't a pretty story for the ladies: The number of females both in front of and behind the cameras is down from just a year ago. The trend is most drastic in the writing
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Blades Of Glory Directors Set To Helm Comedy The Pool

I don't know if you've been keeping up with the news at all, but it's not exactly the greatest time to be graduating from college. The job market isn't exactly filled with sunshine and rainbows, and most 3-5 years of job experience is hard to get when your a week a way from receiving your diploma. But the greatest comedy can come out of dire situations, and that's exactly what Will Speck and Josh Gordon aim to do. Deadline reports that the directing pair, who previously helmed the Will Ferrell comedy Blades of Glory and last year's The Switch, have signed on to make The Pool, based on a script by Dan Lagana. Described as being "in the vein of Risky Business and The Flamingo Kid", the story centers on a recent college graduate who is forced to take a job teaching swimming lessons at the local prestigious country club.
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25 Headlines Worth Wishing For in the Great Hollywood News Drought of 2010

25 Headlines Worth Wishing For in the Great Hollywood News Drought of 2010
The American electoral climate this week may be wired with all kinds of new, polarizing developments, and the Gulf of Mexico may yet fill with 40 million gallons of Bp's oil. The job market may be rebounding, but the economy remains sluggish overall. The Chicago Blackhawks last night won their first Stanley Cup in nearly 50 years. In other words, folks, there are things to talk about -- but here at Movieline, where the entertainment industry provides the principal for all our pop-cultural news brokerage, a drought of anything remotely interesting has crippled our operation for nearly a week now. The A-Team or The Karate Kid this weekend? Come on, Hollywood! With this in mind, here are some recommended suggestions and/or arcs for stories that would make this beat infinitely more interesting, like, now. Suggest your own below.
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