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Creating a Successful CV by Simon Howard

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Applying for your First Job

At this stage, your CV needs to show your potential – that you are somebody worth investing in. Employers may respond to your CV by sending you an application form. Approach the form as you have your CV, focusing on your achievements and skills.

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Be creative in your approach to your CV, but follow the basic rules.

Ordering information

When looking for your first job, the best format for your CV is the functional one. You need to list full details of your education – these will be your main achievements to date. Think hard about your other accomplishments – you will need to identify them from your academic, ...

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