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Creating a Successful CV by Simon Howard

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Describing Yourself

You may use only 100 words to describe yourself in your CV, but the impression these few words leave and the conclusions readers draw from them are critical. As with every other aspect of preparing a CV, you must plan this with precision.

TIP

Put degree letters after your name only if they are really relevant.

TIP

Make sure that your voice-mail message is clear and business-like in case potential employers call.

Developing a personal style

It is not just what you say, it is the way that you say it. Too many job applicants resort to an old-fashioned, overly formal style of writing in their CV construction and letter ...

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