How to Make CV for a Job Interview.

How to Make CV for a Job Interview

 

 

In order to have a better chance of success in an interview it is essential to have a well presented, professional and impressive CV.

Curriculum Vitae show a path to a successful career and here we showcase the essential aspects associated with it.

 

What is it?

A CV - Curriculum Vitae, is a flexible and convenient projection which gives an outline of the educational and professional history of a person, and is prepared for job applications. It conveys personal details in an ideal way. It is a succinct, eloquent, well-structured format that lays the foundation of an eventual career. It must be targeted on the specific job or career area.

 

What it does?

A CV presents the candidate in the best possible and favorable light. It is a document which highlights skills, abilities, qualifications and experience to employers.

Ideally, a CV needs to be easy to read: clear, neatly laid out, and not cramped, containing relevant information. This has the potential to bring a much greater chance of success.

 

What information should it contain?

A CV must have bullets, short paragraphs and note form.

  • It must follow a clear logical layout, to make it easy for the selector to form an opinion   about the person behind the application.
  • It is essentially an application and a reflection of commitment to the career.

  • It is a vital document to construct,

  • The following aspects were most looked for:

  • Previous related work experience, Qualifications and skills, easy readability, a broad outline and listing of accomplishments, proper spelling and grammar, positivity, objectivity, individuality, and desire to succeed.

  • Personal details must be included in it including the name, address, date of birth, telephone number and email.

  • Also include a passport-sized photograph in the top right-hand corner.

  • Mention the grades achieved.

  • Mention the skills possessed to do the job.

  • Write about tasks done, effective communication, and Interests and achievements.

  • It is better to reflect as an outgoing, proactive, individual who helps others.

  • Show a broad range of interests and avoid coming across as a narrow interest person.

  • Mention extraordinary employ-ability skills, that help you to stand out from the crowd.

  • Provide evidence of leadership qualities and organizing, planning, persuading, negotiating skills.

  • "Affirm that References are available on request."

  • Employers prefer a one page CV

 

When should a CV be used?

A CV must be used when an employer asks for applications to be received in this format.

The view of employer:

The Education and qualifications are seen in seconds and branded as “not of interest”, “to be considered” or “interesting".

 

What should be avoided?

The candidates who have spelling mistakes, copied material, inappropriate email address, no list of skills, lengthy CV - more than two pages long, will be rejected.

 

       

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