So you are looking for a job. Whether part-time or otherwise, an apprenticeship or direct to the company. Your CV is the first impression that you will make on a prospective employer, so getting it right is paramount. It can be difficult, particularly when you have never written a CV previously. So here are a few top tips on how to write your CV.
Firstly, ensure you have all the basics. The main points that everyone should have on their CV are:
You are the title!
Don’t write CV or Curriculum Vitae as the main title for your CV. It’s your CV – you’re the star here so put your name as the main title.
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