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Below is a template of how to structure a winning Curriculum Vitae for the perfect job. Use our tried and tested guidelines below, or download the blank template from our CV template page. Make your next job search an easy experience by clicking here:- Curriculum vitae page CURRICULUM VITAE Your Name firstname.lastname@example.org - Phone number PERSONAL STATEMENT This is where you tell the employer you are a good fit for the job. Take a few lines, maximum 1 paragraph to quickly outline your interest in the role and why you’d be a good fit. Do not list out your skills! That goes on the “ WORK EXPERIENCE ” section The aim is to highlight your professional attributes and goals, summarising why someone should consider your application. WORK EXPERIENCE Job Title – Dates of Employment ( e.g. January 2017 – May 2017) Company Name Location It is very important to include your dates of employment whether you are still in the job you have listed. Responsibilities: List your key achievements in this position and the skill you possess that helped you get to them. Provide enough information to entice your potential employers want to call you Always keep examples relevant to the role you are applying for Job Title – Dates of Employment Company Name - Location Keep it shorter for older jobs you should keep, but make sure to include relevant information Responsibilities: Use phrases that make your CV unique Always address the job specification Be succinct so it is quick to read and won’t be generic EDUCATION Title of degree and level (BA, MSc) and Date Name of university · List some of your goals and achievements during your time at university · If any skills were learnt that relate to the job you’re applying for, it would be a good idea to mention those to further align yourself with their criteria A-Levels, Date College Name, Location English: A Maths: A History: B GCSE’s, Date College/school Name, Location English: B Maths: A Physics: A PERSONAL INTERESTS List either on bullet points or in a table. You can use this section to complement any lack of skills for the job you are applying for. REFERENCES References are available on request. Or list the references and contact details. Usually your last employer would be the ideal reference.