The Qualities of a Good CV / Resume
The Qualities of a Good CV / Resume

The Qualities of a Good CV / Resume

  • Your CV/resume is one of the most important documents you will ever write.
  • Before writing your CV, research your chosen organization and find out what they expect to see in a CV.
  • It should be designed exclusively to get you a job.
  • Leave aside your own personal opinions of how a CV should be written and laid out, stick to what will be familiar for the reader.
  • Tailor your CV specifically to your chosen organization.
  • If it doesn’t attract attention within 2–3 seconds, it will not be read in full.
  • Write from the hirer’s / employer’s point of view.
  • Be honest, concise, accurate, and factual.
  • CV: two pages max. Resume: one-page max.

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