Chapter 16

Special cases – professions where the rules are different

Certain professions and lines of work have specific requirements when it comes to CV writing. Whilst a lot of the advice I give you in The CV Book is generic and can be applied to anybody, regardless of their profession, in this chapter I will cover the particular requirements of a number of professions where the rules are somewhat different.

Medical CVs

Although recruitment to medical posts is increasingly conducted via application forms, CVs are still essential for many vacancies.

As a medical professional, you’ll possess extensive qualifications following many years of training – and very possibly many years’ experience. Your prospective employers will definitely want ...

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