Your CV is a tool with one purpose: to get you a job interview. Your CV should present you in the best possible light and convince a prospective employer that you have what it takes to be successful in this specific position or career.
Here are some tips to consider in order to make sure your CV is clear, up-to-date and showcases your skills effectively.
Make sure that your Cv is a clear representation of you, that it is relevant and that it will encourage the employer to contact you to find out more. Most employers scan rather than read CVs - so to make sure it stimulates interest, follow these basic tips:
Before submitting your CV, make sure you check it thoroughly, not just for spelling mistakes, but also to make sure that it is a clear representation of you, that it is tailored for the job in question and that it will encourage the employer to contact you to find out more. Ask a friend to check it, too. Someone who works in the industry for which you are applying would be particularly beneficial.
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