Although not every duty/responsibility can be transformed into an achievement, it can be helpful to ask yourself the following questions: How can I elaborate on how well I performed this duty/responsibility by adding action verbs, adverbs, adjectives, or statistics? In what ways did I do this more efficiently, quicker, or better in other ways than anyone [...]
What to put in your CV when starting your career Whether you are looking for an accounting job or one in the service industry, you will notice that employers are often looking for people with relevant experience. If you are a career starter who is without experience, you will wonder how you can you get [...]
Writing a CV for the UK or Ireland If you are writing a CV for a position in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland, here are a few tips: Name and Contact Details: Clearly state your name, postal address, telephone number (either mobile/cell or landline), and email address at the top [...]
The functional CV uses the target job’s key skills as section headings.
The traditional reverse chronological CV lists your experience starting with your most recent job.
Your CV or resume may only get a 10-second glance during the initial screening stage – so make it count!