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

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Chapter 8

Education and qualifications

Whilst not generally as important as the Career history section (it depends on the circumstances), the Education and qualifications section is nevertheless a very important section in most CVs.

If you’ve just graduated and have little work experience, then clearly your Education and qualifications section is going to be of greater interest than your Career history. However, if you’ve already been out in the workplace for some time then it’s normally your Career history that is going to be more important to a recruiter.

Focusing on what matters

I’ve already explained why, when writing a CV, you should always focus on more recent history and summarise older information. Recruiters will be most interested ...

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