The best way to sell yourself on paper is your CV. It gives you the opportunity to grab the attention of potential employers and show them that you have the skills and experience they are looking for, and are worth interviewing.
Google a CV template you like or contact us to send you some.
- One page is recommended which should include only relevant information.
- Structure your CV in a way that is easy to read.
Have subheadings where needed and do not write long paragraphs.
- Include correct contact information.
Provide your full name, home address, email address and phone number.
- Present your educational and professional background in chronological order (recent first).
- Ensure you include your skills.
- Pay attention to typography – grammatical and spelling errors are not excusable!
- Be honest and truthful.
Write only what represents yourself and your skills/abilities. Don’t include anything that you will not be able to validate or prove if being asked.
- Ensure that your CV is focused on what you have succeeded and on what you can do.
Explain what you can do for the job.
- Keep your CV simple and precise.
Be clear and explain the benefits of your skills.
- Adjust your CV according to the position and ogranisation you are applying for.