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
firstname.lastname@example.org - Phone number
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.
Job Title – Dates of Employment ( e.g. January 2017 – May 2017)
LocationIt 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 -
Keep it shorter for older jobs you should keep, but make sure to include relevant informationResponsibilities:
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
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
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 are available on request. Or list the references and contact details. Usually your last employer would be the ideal reference.