CV writing tips to show you how to improve your CV. Also to make your CV stand out.
Your CV is your first step to getting the job that you really want. So your CV should make an employer want to meet you in person. Most employers review a CV in 10 seconds, then move on to the next CV.
CV Writing Tips
- Your CV must reflect the image that matches your salary expectations.
- Replace responsibilities with achievements.
- Highlight your strengths at the start of your CV.
- Include cost saving, increase in sales and improved profits … etc.
- Use bullet points to make the info stand out.
- Never use “I” in your CV.
- Inserting valuable volunteer work.
- List key classes and training that you have taken.
- include familiarity or exposure to highly sought skills.
- Reflect that you are positive.
- Highlight transferable experience and skills.
- Begin sentences with strong action verbs.
- Be descriptive.
- Emphasis the ability to learn quickly.
- Ensure there is adequate space. Also ensure there is suitable white background.
- Avoid all abbreviations.
- Proofread your CV several times to ensure there are no mistakes.
- In addition to these CV writing tips, see our cover letter tips
What not to include in your CV:
- Don’t include marital status, health, citizenship or age
- Exclude hobbies on your CV.
- No need for ethnic or religious info.
- Avoid current or salary or salary expectations. And delay this as much as possible.
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