UPDATE YOUR CV FOR 2021
When it comes to apply for a new job, the right CV is an asset to give a great impression to the recruiter and land an interview. Here we explain you how to do a right CV and which tips you need to keep in mind to get the attention of employers.
The first thing you need to know is that the CV is your presentation letter, is the way how you want to be seen, it is like the menu in the restaurants, depends on its, clients will decide to order or not. In simple words the CV is how you want to sell yourself, for this reason is very important to know how to give the good first impression and get an interview.
There is not a right or wrong way how to write your CV, but there are few tips you need to know to make your CV more attractive, here we explain you which they are:
1. Sections: Usually every document needs to follow an order to make it easier to read it, in the CV you should cover; personal and contact information, education and qualifications, work experience and relevant skills for the position you are applying for.
2. Quality instead of quantity: A good CV is clear and concise, so you do not need to write more than two pages, you just need to include important skills and the best work experience you have, it is not necessary to include everything. Call attention to the best achievements and tailor the CV to the role you are applying for.
3. Professional form: Always keep a professional form of your CV, use a professional font like Arial or Times New Roman with 10 or 12 points of size. Use active language and be careful with the slang. The CV needs to include powerful words such as achieved, earned or accomplished, that will make it more attractive. Check grammar and spelling mistakes, so make sure the CV is completely clear and professional.
4. References: Including professional references support your CV and make it more trustworthy, however, be careful with the false references that will make fall your process and will give a bad impression of yourself.
According to the tips above, we will show you a real example of the common mistakes and how to change correctly.
In conclusion, being clear, concise, and honest are the keys to create an attractive and professional CV, keep in mind that depending on your experience, skills, and qualifications you can apply for certain jobs and they must be tailor with your profile. If you need any help updating your CV or finding the job of your dreams, contact one of the recruiters of NOVARIC, we will be pleased to help.