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How to Create a great CV

We know that getting an interview can be the hardest part of the search.


After all, if you're not interviewed then how can your future employer really know how great you are?


Your CV is the starting point. Here's a few key steps to create the right version of your CV.

Your CV is mainly a tool to get you the interview, so avoid over stuffing it with too much boring information.

There are no rules as to how long your CV should be despite what some experts say.

One page is too long if it bores the interviewer; three pages is great but only if it contains really relevant information to the reader.

Your CV should show you the candidate as a problem solver in your current role.

Your CV should mainly list your personal career achievements blended with your skills, so use 'I' did and not 'we' did. 

Your CV should tease the interviewer to want to know more about you and to meet you in person.

A well crafted CV says you are serious about developing your career by making a contribution to their organisation.

Recruiters & interviewers often screen out candidates with poor CV's so it's worth making it interesting.


The above is only a sample of the key steps. The best investment you can make is to spend time getting your CV sharp and up to date.