CV Template

Writing a CV but not sure where to start, let us help...

Looking for a new role, but unsure if your CV is going to secure your the interview?

Starting from the beginning can be daunting task and even if you have experience writing a CV, you might still be making the mistake of using the same CV for each job you apply for.

We've put together a CV Template to help increase your chances to secure the interview.

Personal Profile

  • Personalise your Personal Profile to the role in question.
  • Include some specific examples from previous positions/education that enhance your credibility and match the job description.
Personal Profile

Employment History

  • Write your employment history in reverse-chronological order (most recent job first).
  • Use your work experience to demonstrate your skills, ability and experience.
  • If you are straight out of education and haven't worked, it's okay to leave this section blank.
  • If a lack of experience is holding you back, speak to your consultant about some temporary work
Employment History

Education

  • List Educational establishment, dates and grades from GCSE level onwards in reverse-chronological order.
  • State the qualification(s) at each establishment
  • If there is any particular modules that is relevant to the role highlight it.
Education

Hobbies & Interests

  • Hobbies & Interests are not essential to your CV, although they do give the hiring manager an understaning of your personality.
  • Ask will my hobbies they help you get the job? If not, leave them out
Hobbies

References

  • Unless asked directly in the job description (which is unlikely) stating references are available upon request is good enough
  • Although, make sure your references are credible as some clients do check them, especially financial institutions.
References