For those without work, now is the time to get your CV in shape. A professional and concise CV will give you a better chance of receiving a call to be considered for any live job opportunities.
When writing your CV, you need to keep in mind those who are going to be reading it. Recruiters like Latte and hiring managers will often see dozens of CV’s a day. They will glance at your CV and make a quick decision.
Each week Latte reviews over 50 PR CVs. We get daily feedback from clients and we know exactly what most hiring managers are looking for.
It’s not a one-pager (how can you get any key information into this?) and it’s not a novel. Your CV should outline your most recent roles in detail and if you are a more seasoned professional, summarise anything past the 5-year mark in your career.
Don’t graphic design it, don’t use text boxes and don’t try and make it look pretty. It should be professional, to the point and give enough information so that the recruiter or hiring manager can make a quick decision on whether you are worth calling on regarding the job opportunity.
Our top “do” tips are:
Our top “don’t” tips are:
Below is a link to a mock CV we’ve created to give you some guidance on how you should format your CV.
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