Important CV Advice
  • Make sure contact information is up to date
  • Use a professional email address e.g. J.Bloggs@gmail.com
  • Remember recruiters look at your CV for 30 seconds before they decide to bin it or review it further
  • Make effective use of the top half of your CV
  • Layout your CV to make it attractive. Make effective use of whitespace
  • Use an easy to read font and set the size betwwen 10 and 12pt
  • Your CV should fit on no more than 2 pages
  • Format the CV using bold, caps or italics for sub headings
  • Read the job description and make sure your skills and experience match the job description
  • Don't forget to include your achievements in the experience section
  • Emphasise your successes with numbers. e.g Provided 10+ patients with the best nutrition and personal care every day
  • Proofread your CV
  • Save your CV with an appropriate name as a pdf file