We all know that getting your first job is always the hardest. For many, they will do this without any prior history in the role that they are applying for, whilst for others, it may be the first role out of university. It’s a difficult time, however there are things you can do to help you secure your first role and it starts with your C.V.
Perfecting your C.V. is something that will take years and as you grow as a person, the people you meet, the experiences you will have and the shift in what you do from your first job will all have an impact on what is put onto paper.
But your first C.V. is important, very much so in today’s fast paced society. You want to show that you have a wide range of skills as well as communicate who you are as a person. That’s why it’s important to get it right. Summer programs and other out-of-school activities can be a big help on any CV..
Creating the kind of C.V. that can get you noticed, and place you in the right pile for interviews is just the first step. Here are some tips to make you write an optimal C.V. for your first job.
Choose the right format
For many, leaving University may be the last thing you will have done. This is why you need to create a skills based C.V. An employment history C.V. is for people who have a few years … Read More