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Remember, you never get a second chance to make a first impression!

Consider the below points when preparing your CV

  • We’ve told you a million times not to exaggerate!
  • If you have had a career break, do account for the gap in time
  • Be able to back up any facts and figures
  • Detail your employment starting with your most recent employment and working backwards
  • No longer than two pages is recommended
  • Keep the layout straightforward and easy to read
  • Keep the reader’s interest with short sentences and clever use of punctuation e.g bullet points, italics, and bold font.
  • Highlight any wins or successes
  • Nothing is more off putting than badd speling…
  • Include details of one or two main interests, it builds a more rounded picture of your character
  • Always ask a reliable third party to review your CV