How to write a winning CV
Helpful tips on writing a winning CV!
The Latin phrase Curriculum Vitae (CV) translates into English as something like "the race of life". Today, in a competitive job market in which people are defined as much by what they do as anything else, this translation makes perfect sense: a good CV can give you an immensely valuable head start in the race that is your working life.
Whether you are just setting out, looking to change tracks and career paths, or hoping to start again, a strong CV provides a base from which you can derive great confidence in the modern work place.
New Frontiers Top Tips
99% of CVs lack all the information required by employers. Pay great attention to this area first and tailor your CV to the role that you are applying to!
Speed-read your CV one last time and look for these key points:
Now give it to a friend and ask their opinion about what immediately catches their attention.
Be realistic with the roles that you apply for! We receive numerous applications by candidates who do not meet the required criteria for a job. If you do not have the skills required, make it clear on your CV otherwise it is just a waste of your time.
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