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September 2, 2016

Writing your CV

A curriculum vitae-or CV is absolutely essential when looking for work, especially when there will be other candidates out there looking to apply for the same job.

There is no such thing as the perfect CV template, and each industry operates in a different way and requests different types of content. Content that we feel would be essential to have on your CV would be your personal contact details, including your name, address, phone number-mail address and any other professional or social media presence.

A personal profile which sells yourself and your qualities, tailored towards the job you are applying for Achievements from previous jobs that are relevant Qualifications and training from previous jobs, with the most recent first Interests, if they are relevant and especially if the skills or teamwork concerned are relevant for the job.

A CV should be neat and positive; showing your achievements and strengths to make a good impression, there is no need to include your date of birth as there are rules against age discrimination. Under career history it’s always a good place to start with the most current workplace and also any volunteer jobs you have done if relevant.

A personal profile which sells yourself and your qualities, tailored towards the job you are applying for Achievements from previous jobs that are relevant Qualifications and training from previous jobs, with the most recent first Interests, if they are relevant and especially if the skills or teamwork concerned are relevant for the job.

References should ideally be two or more and including a recent employer.