How do I write an award winning CV?

How do I write an award winning CV?

What does it take to write an award-winning graduate CV?

  1. Branding and focus. Your CV should differentiate you, clearly defining your value to an employer.
  2. Creativity. Modest amounts of colour add visual interest.
  3. Writing. Focus on breadth of skills, experience and achievements and downplay weaker aspects.

What an amazing CV looks like?

A good CV is clear, concise and makes every point necessary without waffling. You don’t need pages and pages of paper – you just keep things short and sweet. A CV is a reassurance to a potential employer, it’s a chance to tick the right boxes. And if everything is satisfied, there’s a better chance of a job interview.

What is the best CV?

Here are Rita’s top tips for what makes the world’s best CV:

  • Give at least one example of how you are motivated, and how you have and will motivate others.
  • Mention two activities that demonstrate your personal values.
  • Use positive language throughout that indicates a ‘can-do’ attitude.

How should a CV look in 2021?

How to write a modern CV in 2021

  1. Ditch the objective and replace with a professional summary.
  2. Take advantage of keywords.
  3. Utilise your skills section.
  4. Remove old education dates.
  5. Be mindful when listing work experience.
  6. Structure your work experience so it fits the role.
  7. Remove personal information.

What should a CV look like in 2020?

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  • Overview/Summary: Your CV must begin with a strong overview/summary.
  • Job Section: Your CV must contain a brief history of your employment.
  • Achievements: In every role you list on your CV – mention your achievements.
  • Length: Your CV must be succinct and to the point.

What should a basic CV include?

Every 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.