How to write CVs and resumes

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All the CV writing assistance, tips and resources you can need

Most people are competent in their specific fields, but lack CV writing capabilities. Competing for in-demand positions however, requires excellent CV writing capabilities.

Since the resume or CV is often the first contact that a hiring manager has with a job applicant, special attention should be given to the CV writing process. Follow the links at the bottom to find tips on how the resume should be written to ensure it gets read.

Selecting the best resume format for a particular industry, country and even niche sector within an industry is one of the first steps to succeeding in job hunting.

The second important factor that determines whether the hiring manager takes note of a particular resume is the order of the information. The biggest mistake you can make is to place unimportant and irrelevant information close to the top of the resume. You need to get the attention of the HR manager, not waste his or her time with information not relevant to the application.

In this section we deal with the CV writing styles, formats, types, questions and content associated with winning resumes and CVs. Follow the links on this page to relevant CV writing pages:

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How to write a CV

 

 

Resumes are business cards that sell your skills and attributes to the employer.

CV writing tip

Select an appropriate resume style for the particular industry.

Resume writing tip

Keep the length of your resume under four pages unless you apply for a medical, academic or legal position.

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