Get your CV noticed #9
Posted on 3rd December 2020 at 10:54
In the past it has been okay to have one CV fits all and the hiring manager has been responsible for pulling out your relevant details. Now with hundreds of candidates applying for each position you need to make sure that your CV is tailored to the job for which you are applying.
To rewrite your CV each time is a long and laborious process which we wouldn't recommend. However, it is important to review your details with each application that you put in so that it is clear as to why you are applying for this role.
Tip number 9
Add words to your CV that reflect the job for which you are applying. An easy way of doing this is to include a summary of a personal profile at the top of your CV and tailor this towards the role you are interested in.
If companies are using CV parsing software to automatically search your CV without human input your CV will have a better chance of being chosen. Whilst you are wanting to come across as the perfect candidate for a role, the company is also looking for someone that is the perfect fit for them. A generic CV stands out a mile and for roles where the competition is tough this won't do you any favours.
Tip: Use the advert to inject some of the key words into your CV. Have a line within your summary or profile area that explains that this is the ideal role for you and why.
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