Jobseekers are hurting their chances of securing new employment by not spending enough time on their CV, according to a survey.
The most common mistake is sending a general CV to employers, rather than tailoring it to a specific role, according to research by the National Careers Service.
Two thirds of careers advisers said this stopped people securing new jobs.
More than 60% of advisers said spelling mistakes were a common error.
Video interview with Director of the National Careers Service Joe Billington by the BBC.