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  • 1. CV writing workshophttp://www.redstarresume.com/uploads/images/thumbs/cv_writing_template_career_change_job_application.jpg
  • 2. What is a CV?http://www.job-centre-vacancies.co.uk/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/curriculum-vitae-647x246.jpg
  • 3. “Course of life”http://www.spacehijackers.org/images/projects/streetblitz/lifestory.jpg
  • 4. Subjectivehttp://solir.blog.is/img/tncache/700x700/ff/solir/img/perception.jpg
  • 5. Living documenthttp://www.slwrites.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/tree-in-book.jpg
  • 6. What makes a CV effective?http://www.flickr.com/photos/oliviercharavel/2631535001/
  • 7. What makes you different? Don’t be or use a templatehttp://images.quickblogcast.com/6/1/3/0/1/118159-110316/goldfish.jpg
  • 8. Relevant informationhttp://www.thrivingfirm.com/images/blog/So_Wha.jpg
  • 9. 2 - 4 pageshttp http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3041/3042365234_3233a4b097_z.jpg
  • 10. Concise: To the pointhttp://1.bp.blogspot.com/-bLPVKKfLakE/T-0JWedUwXI/AAAAAAAAADI/Clp7TnY048o/s1600/Short-and-to-the-point.jpg
  • 11. http://ih3.redbubble.net/image.11708368.7222/fig,red,mens,ffffff.jpg
  • 12. Structuredhttp://daveharman.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/jigsaw-puzzle-2.jpg
  • 13. http://m.static.newsvine.com/servista/imagesizer?file=Jerry611AFDD5D5A-14D7-200D-3F11-0B6EB1BE7B4E.jpg&width=auth
  • 14. What must I include?http://www.flickr.com/photos/devoinregress/3505849251/
  • 15. • Contact details –Name –Address –E-mail –Phone number• Education Most recent• (ALL) Work experience first• Skills• Referees
  • 16. Which e-mail is appropriate? firegoth69@hotmail.com sexylady4u@yahoo.com anne.olhsen@gmail.com anniesweetiepie@webmail.com All of the above
  • 17. http://www.sportandrecreation.org.uk/sites/sportandrecreation.org.uk/files/web/Bad%20CV.jpg
  • 18. What is not necessary?http://www.flickr.com/photos/devoinregress/3505849181/
  • 19. • Marital status• Gender• Dependents• Date of birth• Nationality When would you include• Health any of these, if at all?• Religion• Political affiliation• Salaries• Reasons for leaving previous position• Photo
  • 20. What should I avoid?http://www.flickr.com/photos/drownedman/4199642840/
  • 21. http://cdn.memegenerator.net/instances/400x/25179716.jpg
  • 22. http://www.famousquotesabout.com/quoteImage/313/generalizations-quotes.jpg
  • 23. http://falseclaimsactattorney.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/facts-among-untruths.jpg
  • 24. http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-qT-F8Ku-B6E/Ta19lQwxllI/AAAAAAAAAnc/7uvadGJe-uM/s1600/06_repetition.jpg
  • 25. http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31I82gP6udL._SL500_AA300_.jpg
  • 26. http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-lv7RML7LYwM/T8GdF251YmI/AAAAAAAACTc/Y0OiZ9O_qmk/s320/typos.jpg
  • 27. How do I tailor-make my CV?http://cmrmedrecruiting.wordpress.com/page/2/
  • 28. Tailor-making your CV• Target your application• Research the organization• Conduct informal interviews about the position• Connect your skills and experience to the job requirements• How do you demonstrate the skills the position requires?
  • 29. What do they ask for? Are you willing to relocate? What is a communication specialist? Involvement in societies at University
  • 30. Soft of Hard Copy? • Same rules apply • Most common mistake – Grammar and spelling mistakes • Cut and Paste from Word – Have a copy of the CV you submit • Job sites – Protect your privacy – ID numbers?http://www.jobmail.co.za/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/enter_online_cv.gif
  • 31. http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-VJWVY7JipWI/UPA9rjpsLCI/AAAAAAAABGU/NQjLUw3XBUw/s1600/linkedin_resume_revu_visualize_cv.jpg
  • 32. Read it or Bin it?http://www.ghidularadean.ro/fisiere/stiri/imagini/df6e83aa86b72f92500faf3984981b4e.jpg
  • 33. COMMON MISTAKES THAT RUIN FIRST IMPRESSIONShttp://www.careerealism.com/home/jtodonnell/careerealism.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/12.27.10-3-Mistakes-You%E2%80%99re-Making-on-Your-Resume-and-How-to-Correct-Them-Now.jpg
  • 34. Spelling and Grammarhttp://www.itjoblog.co.uk/cv-spelling-errors.png
  • 35. LIEShttp://www.wix.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Stretching-the-truth-on-your-CV.jpg
  • 36. Using a template orsomeone else’s CV http://img.docstoccdn.com/thumb/orig/9414130.png
  • 37. What would I find out about you online? Would you hire your online persona?http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_5xsdiGAFdns/TPR1NVxuwLI/AAAAAAAAAgM/nGXJVpZpOS8/s1600/Google-Me.jpg
  • 38. http://rack.3.mshcdn.com/media/ZgkyMDEyLzEyLzA0LzE3LzdpbmdlbmlvdXNyLmFCUy5qcGcKcAl0aHVtYgk5NTB4NTM0IwplCWpwZw/6727840b/d95/7-ingenious-resumes-that-will-make-you-rethink-your-cv-7d4f3e7016.jpg
  • 39. Additional Resources• http://www.slideshare.net/EMCCareerCenter/ resume-zen.• http://counselling.nmmu.ac.za/Resources/Self -help-material