Quality presentation and structure is critical in getting the look, feel and layout of a CV. Create your standout CV by following these simple steps:
CV - look and feel
Here are a few pointers to assist you:
Ensure your headings, structure, style and formats remain consistent.
Ensure adequate spacing and a well-organised layout.
Discreet use of shading and section dividing lines are fine.
When sending your CV to us, accompanying it with a succinct covering email is extremely helpful in fine-tuning our search for you. Be sure to draw attention to the reasons why your application is worthy of consideration as well as the following:
Reason for leaving/seeking a new role.
Current basic salary.
Bonus (ideally your expected bonus and what was received for the last bonus paid out).
Ideal next job. (This could include your ideal or target job titles and companies).
It’s also important to highlight your location and whether you would consider relocation.
CV layout overview; headings to include
Below are our recommended headings to help you structure your CV:
Executive Summary or Profile.
Career History (including Dates of Employment, Company Name, Nature of Business, Position Held, Role and Responsibilities, Key Achievements).
Education, Professional Qualifications and Training.
Interests, Activities and Personal Details.
Please contact us for a copy of our CV template.