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Your CV – Don’t forget the basics

Don’t lessen the impact of the content of your CV by not paying attention  'Modern Resume - Modèles Google Documents' - docs_google_com_previewtemplate_id=134jFx2NOjG_oMkbL3pFijooU-CkNoGpjyJEYBYWsxB8&mode=publicto the basic rules – here’s a reminder:

  • No more than two pages.
  • Less is more – make sure it is not text dense, and allow plenty of white space around the text to make it easy to read.
  • Use bullet points and headings to give it a clear structure.
  • No spelling or grammatical errors – check, check and check again.

Having a CV that stands out will increase your confidence, create the right mindset for your job search, give you pride in what you’ve achieved and should land you an interview.

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at New year, new job: steps to make your CV stand out | Guardian Careers | The Guardian

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