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09.05.14 · Industry News

Effective CVs - While an effective CV won’t guarantee success, a poor one can seriously diminish your chances of being offered an interview or job.

Effective CVs

While an effective CV won’t guarantee success, a poor one can seriously diminish your chances of being offered an interview or job.

Here are a few things to bear in mind when writing your CV:

  • Remember that a CV is a primary means of demonstrating communication skills. Good communication is highly valued by employers.
  • Keep it simple and relevant
  • Be truthful: highlight your strengths and any key achievements.
  • Include your training and qualifications, in particular any modules or specialisms that relate to the role you are interested in.
  • Include any jobs or work placement experience which have helped you to develop an awareness of the world of work, even if this experience is not directly related to engineering.
  • Proof read - ask someone else to read your CV and check for typos. 

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