There is no right way to lay out your CV, but there are plenty of things to avoid. Visual layout is probably the most subjective aspect of your preparation, but the objective is clear – to ensure that your CV is user-friendly and easy for the reader to scan.
Look at other people’s CVs for layout and presentation ideas.
A simple layout, without too many levels of heading or styles of type, is the most effective.
It is impossible to overestimate the importance of a well-presented and pleasing CV.
Legibility is your aim – you are not looking for a design award.
There are essentially three core elements to your CV. Each element must be easily recognizable to the reader as ...