A GOOD CURRICULUM VITAE (CV) IS VITAL WHEN LOOKING FOR WORK, ESPECIALLY WHEN DEMAND IS HIGH AND LOTS CANDIDATES ARE CHASING THE SAME JOB. SO WHAT SHOULD IT CONTAIN?

Your CV is your shop window and it will play a important part in QuickTemp finding you a suitable role. CV styles can vary, but most should include a power statement, your work history, achievements and any relevant skills that you may have. If possible try and tailor your CV around the type of work that you are looking for.

Overall, a CV should be neat and typed if possible. Most libraries now have public computers, if you do not have your own. It should also be short, usually no more than two sides of A4. It should be positive, stressing achievements and strengths, and make a good impression in a clear and positive way.

Remember when your CV lands on a potential employer’s desk this will be there first impression of yourself, so make it count and ensure that your CV grabs their attention.

If you need any additional assistance with your CV then please do get in touch with us on 0333 121 2324 and our dedicated team will be more than happy to offer your some advice.

First impressions are vital to us all in life, but most of all to employers when looking for a suitable candidate to fill that important role within their company.

MAIN CV TIPS:

  • Excellent Presentation
  • Information conveyed professionally
  • Within two pages of A4
  • Correct spelling and layout

RECOMMENDED STRUCTURE:

  • Personal details
  • Career objectives
  • Employment history
  • Skills & interests
  • Education & references
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