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Tips on writing your CV

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Your CV Is key!

It is important to remember that usually, recruiters receive a large number of CVs, this means that the very first impression is key; and your first impression is given off through your CV. A neat, properly organised document is a must and potential candidates have to convince recruiters to spend more time on their CV

How to structure your CV

Create a CV and divide it into the following sections:

CV Header with contact information; Personal Profile; Work Experience; Education; Skills; Additional Sections.

Always keep in mind the following essential formatting tools:

Choose clear, legible fonts; Be consistent with your CV layout; Use formal photos if, and only if, a photo is a must; No graphics; Keep your CV concise and to-the-point.

In the contact information section write down your:

Full name; Email address; Contact Number; Home address.



Use a professional email address; Use the same legible font throughout; Use a 1 inch margin on each side for every page; Avoid cliché phrases.


Conquered your CV writing?

Then prepare yourself for the interview!

Getting ready for the interview