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The CV Book 2nd edn, 2nd Edition by James Innes

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Chapter 5

Personal details

We’ve now discussed the general principles of aesthetics, presentation and content, and also established which type of CV is most appropriate for you.

Building on that, this and the following chapters will take each of the principal sections you may include in your CV and discuss them in detail, one by one. We’ll go right the way through your CV, section by section, and I’ll show you how to configure each section to give you a real winning advantage.

So let’s get going.

Personal details

It is vital that the reader can spot, at a glance, not only your name but also precisely how to get in contact with you.

Your CV should be headed with your name – boldly and clearly – before any other details such as contact details, ...

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