Question: What looks good on a CV?

What are good things to put on a CV?

Key TakeawaysEvery CV should include the following sections: Contact Information, Personal Statement, Work Experience, Education, Skills.Additional sections you can put on a CV include: Professional certifications, Hobbies and Interests, Languages, Volunteering, Projects, Publications, Awards and Conferences.More items •2 Aug 2021

What looks bad on a CV?

Bad formatting Many resumes experience death by bullet point, poor formatting, tiny font, and including out-of-date resume sections, like an “Objective” or “References.” Bad resume formatting is a big deal breaker. Ive also moved past many a “detail-oriented” and “quick learning” resume because, well, buzzwords.

What should I put on my first job CV?

What to put in your first CVFull name.Contact details: Address, telephone, email.Personal statement: (see below)Key skills (see below)Education: Where youve studied, for how long, and what grades you got. If you havent got any results yet, you can put what grades youve been predicted.Work experience.27 Mar 2018

What happens if you make a mistake on your CV?

If you do decide that your mistake requires you to resend your resume to an employer, its important that you go about it the right way. That means acting professionally and treating the employer with respect. All you need to say is “Sorry, I accidentally sent an old version of my resume.

Should you put DOB on CV?

In most situations, you should avoid including your date of birth on your resume. Modern employers are more mindful of discrimination based on age and other personal factors, making your date of birth irrelevant to hiring decisions.

How far back should your CV go?

10-15 years Most experts recommend including 10-15 years of work history on your resume. For the majority of professionals, this includes between three and five different jobs.

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