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The Written Applications step has two videos (CV/Resume Development and How to and How not to use your CV), plus a comprehensive document with templates, checklists and further guidance.

Listen to the "CV/Resume Development" video intro

Listen to the "How to and How not to use your CV" video intro

Your CV is your marketing tool.  Everything on it paints a picture for the employer to see what kind of worker you are, in terms of your:

  • Experience
  • Qualifications
  • Work ethic
  • Loyalty
  • Attention to detail
  • Dedication
  • Professionalism

The CV format, we use and has been successful in helping people win jobs earning over $250k.  It works for all levels, across all industries and all countries, because it is all centred around what the employer for a specific job is looking for.  It is structured in four parts:

  • Targeted Career Overview section (the key to your success)
  • Work History
  • Education
  • Referees

The CV that will work best for you is one that looks visually appealing, the words are succinct and punchy, it doesn’t offer too much information (that allows the employer to be biased against you) and the information is presented in the order the employer wants to see it - to quickly decide if you’re worth interviewing or not.

When you get it right and use it properly, your targeted CV will almost always get you an interview.  Our CV format, which has been developed through regular consultation with a range of employers, has proven itself time and time again for positions from entry level through to senior executive.

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