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My CV isn’t HR friendly. How can I change this?

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Regardless of the firm or competition, my applications always fail if the initial CV sift or interview is conducted by HR. Often, I don’t even get past the first stage (despite my academics and experience being good). However, I am almost always successful in interviews with practitioners. What are common reasons HR rejects candidates? How can I made my CV more HR friendly?

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