Corinne Mills gives her top tips to the Guardian on ‘What to include in your CV Personal Statement‘.
You will also find 3 examples of personal statements to help you get started.
What should go in my Personal Statement?
It has to be directly relevant to the job or type of jobs you are applying for, so that you are describing yourself as their ideal candidate. This includes giving yourself a professional title that shows you have an appropriate professional background, being explicit about the relevant knowledge, skills and experience you possess and demonstrating that you have the type of approach and personality they say that are after.
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