Your CV is the one thing that takes you forward to pursuing the job of your dreams.  The one and only document, there to represent you in the first stage of your job application.

The importance of good presentation, style, layout, and of course, content is hugely important.  Here are some truthful facts that might surprise you:

  • the average time spent looking at a CV is 5-7 seconds
  • there’s a 25{226ecae61b1fe7175671f1ff7c4c702fb5c407c0087dda569fd0113902a40f26} chance your cover letter won’t even be read
  • one spelling or grammatical mistake and your CV will be thrown in the bin
  • an average of 50 CVs are received for each job
  • 50{226ecae61b1fe7175671f1ff7c4c702fb5c407c0087dda569fd0113902a40f26} of employers reject candidates based on something they found out about them online
  • 88{226ecae61b1fe7175671f1ff7c4c702fb5c407c0087dda569fd0113902a40f26} of headshots don’t reflect well and end up in automatic rejection

How to create a strong CV:

  • include all your key contact details
  • write a profile outline to introduce yourself
  • pick a clear font that’s easy to read
  • explain any employment gaps
  • highlight work experience relevant to the job you’re applying for
  • keep it simple – 2 pages is enough
  • write your cover letter in the body of the email

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Good luck!