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PostSubject: CV and Career Tools    Fri May 27, 2011 10:51 am

The golden rules of writing a CV


You'll need to have a CV ready if you're looking for a job. To present yourself in the best light, follow these golden rules:


  • Tell the truth - don't be tempted to 'upgrade' your
    exam results or exaggerate your experience because most companies will
    check what you say.
  • Keep it simple - remember it's a CV, not your life
    story. You can talk about your achievements in more detail at the
    interview, so try and keep your CV to two pages.
  • Tailor to the job - if you've got the time, tailor
    your CV to each job you apply for and make sure your relevant skills and
    experience shine through.
  • Fill in the blanks - if there are gaps in your work
    history, explain why. If you've taken time out to have a family, travel
    or because you were made redundant, that won't be a problem. Fibbing
    about it will be.
  • Double check - spelling mistakes in your CV could put employers off, so always have a read through and check it carefully.

Create a CV from scratch


We've created a couple of CV templates for you. Use the basic CV template if you've never worked before, and the detailed CV template if you have.



Get a professional opinion


Sometimes it helps if someone looks at your CV with a
fresh pair of eyes. For a professional opinion on how your CV could be
improved, why not use our CV checker service?
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