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

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Chapter 18

How to adapt your CV for every application

Whilst many people use a general CV designed to suit any position they are applying for, greater success can be achieved by tailoring your CV according to the needs of the specific role to which you are applying.

It is astonishing how many people use exactly the same CV for every single application they make.

It stands to reason that every job and every organisation is different, and every CV should therefore also be subtly different.

I could have discussed tailoring your CV with you earlier in this book, under the relevant chapters. However, I believe you will find it easier to create an initial ‘master’ CV, which you can then tweak and adapt as necessary rather than starting off by ...

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