Could you improve your CV?

Could you improve your CV?

The Guardian

If your CV reads like a series of job descriptions, you need to change it — as employers want to see evidence of results. Here are more best bits from the live CV clinic.

Corinne Mills, managing director of Personal Career Management and author of You’re Hired! How to Write a Brilliant CV:

Research job descriptions to find out what employers in your field are looking for:

Research into what the UK employers are looking for would be helpful. Get some job descriptions off the internet to see how closely you match some of the jobs and you may find that there is a reason why you are not being selected. If you do feel that you match all of their person specification criteria, then perhaps your CV is coming across too general.

15 February 2010