Simple steps for writing a CV

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With just 6 seconds to impress, writing a clear and engaging CV is crucial for landing that interview. Here are our simple steps for writing your CV:

  1. Personal details - Make sure to include your name, address and contact details.
  2. Personal statement - Highlight your value to the employer and show your future ambitions.
  3. Work experience - Starting with your most recent employment, use the job titles, employer name and dates of employment as the title for each.
  4. Qualifications and education - Starting with your highest qualification first. Include where you studied, level of qualification and grade awarded.
  5. Hobbies and interests - Show skills which you have developed in your own time which will prove valuable in the role.
  6. References - No need to list these, just write ‘References available upon request’