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Examples of Good (and Bad) CVs

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Why This Is An Excellent Resume. Recruiters spend an average of six seconds reviewing a resume before they make the initial decision on candidates, according to research conducted by TheLadders, an online job-matching service for professionals.

Why This Is An Excellent Resume

That means you have to win them over fast. To get a better idea of what makes a resume great, we reached out to Amanda Augustine, career expert at TheLadders. Example of a good CV. April 23 2016 , 1 Comment When it comes to writing a CV, it helps to have a solid example of a good CV to benchmark your own CV against.

Example of a good CV

So I've put together a selection of effective professional CVs that have been used to win job interviews for our customers in the past. I've included one example CV from 10 major professions, so you should be able to find a relevant CV in the list below. You can also download our free CV template here. When Infographics Meet Resume: 36 excellent examples. Resume | Self Promotion by Errol Veloso Infographic CV by Noor Akar Infographic Resume by Chen Zhi Liang.

When Infographics Meet Resume: 36 excellent examples

Example of a Bad CV. What not to do: Name: Peter Smith Date of Birth: 28/02/1977 Education: 1979 - 1982 kinder garden 1982 - 1988 Primary School 1988 - 1991 High School 1994 - 1998 University of John O'Groats.

Example of a Bad CV

Bad CV Examples. CV Advice The internet has changed the focus of a job search and just because your CV is nice on paper, it doesn't mean it's nice on a computer.

Bad CV Examples

With stacks of CVs arriving in hiring managers' inboxes every day, they quickly grow to loathe some of the things they see. If you don't want your CV to be discarded, take heed of these things to avoid. Spelling errors and poor grammar You don't gain anything by getting it right, but you lose a lot when you get it wrong. Examples of Good and Bad CVs.

Here is an example of a high quality graduate CV and also of a poor CV for the same person, containing the mistakes typically made of CVs, plus tips on how to put them right.

Examples of Good and Bad CVs

Move the mouse over the CVs to highlight tips. If you cannot see the CVs, you can download the latest Macromedia Flash player by clicking here To PRINT the CVs right click on the CV and then left click on print from the pop menu that appears. Back to CV and Covering Letter Examples Home Page. How to write a good CV. CV formatting A good looking CV is much more likely to be read in full than one which looks a bit shabby or is laid out in a way that makes it hard to digest.

How to write a good CV

Before thinking about what makes a good CV from a formatting point of view, it is best to have it fully written and saved. If you are still in the process of writing your CV, first take a look at our video below on how to write a good CV. Once you have completed the writing of your CV, it is time to look at the ways in which you might present it. How to create infographic resume?