Posted on 24th June 2020 at 17:09
Did you know that the average time that a recruiter will look at a CV is only 7 seconds?
Applications since lockdown have increased over 7-fold?
How can you make sure that your CV stands out compared to your competition - how does yours compare to our checklist below?
1. Contact details at the top
Make sure that right at the top there is your name, mobile number, email address and at least the town and postcode of where you live so recruiters know that you are in the correct location. They won't spend time calling you to find out where you are based so make it easy for them!
Underneath your contact details have about 5 lines explaining your skills and experiences as well as what you are looking for now - think of it as your headline that needs to want to make them read further.
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