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2 Jul 2019

CV Template

Is your current CV letting you down? We have some great tips for making your CV stand out and the best CVs have a solid foundation - the structure.

Whether you are starting from scratch or updating an existing CV, putting words down onto paper may seem daunting and time consuming. We hope that this template will make it a bit easier to get started.

The format that we work to is clear and concise, whilst providing enough professional detail. Download the template and follow these simple steps to get started.

DownloadDownload the CV template (.doc file)

Your Guide to Completing the CV Template

Profile

This is also known as a personal statement. Summarise your experience to date and what makes you stand out to a potential employer. Keep it concise, professional, and tailored to the position you're applying for.

Emphasise your strengths which are relevant to the role you are applying for.

Including a photograph on your CV is not necessary.

Education

Begin with your most recent qualification and list your education in chronological order from most recent to oldest.

Career History

Start with your most recent employer and then list your previous jobs in chronological order.

Include the company name and job title, along with the month and years that your were employed there.

Include achievements, including statistics where possible, along with responsibilities you had in your position.

Key Skills

Keep your skills and experience brief and to the point so they stand out to the person reviewing your CV. Keep the skills relevant to the role that you are applying for.

References

Always make sure to ask your chosen referee that they're happy to provide you with a reference. Most people tend to include "references available upon request" on their CV and will only provide contact details at the job offer stage.

Once your CV is ready, why not check out our latest jobs? We have new opportunities every day! Don't forget to check out our advice for writing a great cover letter too.

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