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A carefully constructed CV can increase your chances of reaching the interview stage for job you are applying for. Make sure you are considered for the interview stage!

Here are our 10 essential CV writing tips.

  1. Tailor your CV – Tailor your CV to the role you are applying for.

  2. Length of CV – Keep it brief, on average 3 pages long depending on experience.

  3. Presentation – Ensure your CV has a clean layout and structure as well as consistent fonts and types.

  4. Skills – Include any technical skill, industry-relevant qualifications, and language skills.

  5. Experience – List your experience in chronological order with most present first and explain any employment gaps in your career.

  6. Achievements – Describe your achievements in bullets.

  7. Updates – Review your CV on a regular basis and add any new skills, experience or qualifications.

  8. Referees – You can provide these upon request or provide two referees.

  9. Tell the truth – Be honest about your experiences and skills.

  10. Mistakes – Ensure you check for typos and ask someone to read through it.

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