Tips on writing your CV
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.