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Courtesy Masters CV Example: Create your Effective Personal CV

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Create your Effective Personal CV. Courtesy Masters CV example. To receive a CV example in MS Word format, please mail to cv@courtesymasters.com

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Courtesy Masters CV Example: Create your Effective Personal CV

  1. 1. Courtesy Masters CV Example Create your Effective Personal CV Courtesy Masters International Personal Career Management cv@courtesymasters.com
  2. 2. Create your Effective Personal CV Dear Professional, • Do you want to make a difference? • Are you ready for the next step in your career? • Do you want to co-operate with professionals in order to reach your goals? • Do you want to develop and grow personally and professionally? • A warm welcome to Courtesy Masters, your personal career management. • Your registration at Courtesy Masters can only success if we have as much relevant information as possible. This information needs to be accurate and up to date. We believe that your registration is not for a ‘one-off’ application but will be the foundation for a long term collaboration throughout your career. Moreover, your Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume says so much more about a person than just education, training and professional (management) experience. • We focus on the human factor; the person behind the professional, your hard skills, your soft skills, your personal wishes and career dreams, your personal challenges and your authentic talents: the individual as a whole who will make a difference.
  3. 3. Create your Effective Personal CV • We kindly invite you to provide the information required in this Sample CV. As our recruitment services for professionals are mostly free of charge, we ask for and expect commitment and integrity from candidates. We expect / look forward to receiving an open, positive and motivated contribution. • For positions and vacancies at employers in the service industry, a hospitable, courteous and flexible attitude is essential. Take your time when creating your CV. In the end, only you can create a perfect profile which we can present to your future employer. Your input is essential in directing your career and your future success. • We guarantee your privacy and will act confidentially. Your details will not be shared with third parties without your approval. • Your CV is your “business card” creating a decisive first impression about your personality and craftmanship. Please write your CV bearing your potential readers in mind ensuring there are no ambiguities or errors. – Use a Word template: mail us for an example cv@courtesymasters.com, do not alter the lay-out nor fonts; – Use descending order (most recent first), for example for education, training and professional (management) experience; – Save the document regularly, so you will not lose any work; – Use the 5 Ps when preparing this document and providing your information:
  4. 4. Create your Effective Personal CV 1. Passion – What is your true passion in your work environment? What motivates you?? – Why does the service industry appeal to you and which aspects of the service industry you excel at? – Which personal contribution will you be able to deliver? 2. Product – This is of course you Which are your personal skills and professional skills? Your best and strong capabilities? Your weakest capabilities? Also, which capabilities are to be improved? 3. Promotion – How are you going to “sell” and present yourself to your future employer? Which are your “Unique Selling Points”? What do you know about your future employer and about what do you want yourself? 4. Place – Where, what and how? Think about the type of position, type of company, type of image, type of corporate culture, region-country. Which requirements should your future employer meet? 5. Price – This price is your value to the employers companies and vice-versa. Of course, your education and professional (management) experience in relation to the offered position is important. What is your current salary? What is your current package? What salary and package do you expect in the new environment? What is your market value and is this suitable?
  5. 5. Create your Effective Personal CV The contents of this “Sample CV” are as follows: • Elevator Pitch • Personal Details • Education • Professional (Management) Experience • Skills • Challenge • Employers and recruiters use several resources. The internet is often used to check for example your background and personality. Experience this phenomenon as chance instead of an issue. Make sure this CV and your profiles on the internet are accurate, transparent, complete and targeted. Please contact us if you have any questions or suggestions, by phoning +31-(0)70-3227630 or sending an e-mail to cv@courtesymasters.com. • With courteous regards, Courtesy Masters Team Courtesy Masters
  6. 6. Step 1. of your CV • Elevator Pitch • Sell yourself in a few lines... (Who am I, What am I, What can I do? What do I want? What will I deliver?... Where am I and what are my goals)
  7. 7. Step 2. of your CV Personal Details • Initials • Name and Surname • Address • Postal code & Place of residence • Country • Home phone number (Voicemail: Yes/no) • Mobile phone number (Voicemail: Yes/no) • E-mail private x@x.xx • Date of birth (XX month XXXX) • Place and Country of birth • Marital status • Children (please provide the years of birth) • Drivers license • URL LinkedIn Profile http://www.linkedin.com/in/X • URL Twitter Account http://www.twitter.com/X
  8. 8. Step 3. of your CV Education • Guide – Start with the most recent one continuing in descending order; – Please include details like subjects; – Please include special projects and theses; – There is no need to provide details about primary school education; – Please indicate whether you have a diploma or certificate; – Copy the template text to add additional qualifications. • Example 19xx -20xx Sort, specialism Hospitality Management (HHS) Diploma Yes/no Institute Hotelschool The Hague Place, Country The Hague, The Netherlands (Final) Project Subjects Details X No diploma?, why not?
  9. 9. Step 4. of your CV Training & Courses • Guide – Start with the most recent training course continuing in descending order; – Please provide details regarding on how you have applied this training to your everyday work; – Please specify whether you have a diploma or certificate; – Copy the template text to add additional training or courses. • Example 2004 Train the Trainer Certificate Yes/No Institute Hospitality Training Barcelona, Spain 1999 Revenue Management Certificate Yes/No Institute Hospitality Training Barcelona, Spain
  10. 10. Step 5. of your CV Professional (Management) Experience • Guide – Start with your most recent management experience continue in descending order; – All positions are relevant: provide as much details as possible, such as responsibilities; – Provide a sound description of the company profile of the employer; – Achievements, remarkable accomplishments, projects executed and so on should be described in full; – Describe your accountability and vice versa (also the number of employees); – Copy the template text to add additional positions and employers. • Example 2001 - now Company Place, Country Company profile Company website Position Responsibilities – (description of your span of control, your operational jobdescription, accountability and vice versa, powers) Achievements, Successes Details Reason for leaving Salary (last) € 00,000.- gross per month Reference Mr / Ms (titles, initials, surname) Position of Reference Contact information of Referent – (Preferable the direct or mobile phone number. Of course we will only contact your references with your permission. This is standard procedure.)
  11. 11. Step 6. of your CV • Language Skills (Speaking & Writing) • Mother Tongue – Dutch Outstanding Outstanding • Other Languages – English Outstanding / Good / Average / Not Outstanding / Good / Average / Not – German Outstanding / Good / Average / Not Outstanding / Good / Average / Not – French Outstanding / Good / Average / Not Outstanding / Good / Average / Not – Italian Outstanding / Good / Average / Not Outstanding / Good / Average / Not – Spanish Outstanding / Good / Average / Not Outstanding / Good / Average / Not – Portuguese Outstanding / Good / Average / Not Outstanding / Good / Average / Not – X Outstanding / Good / Average / Not Outstanding / Good / Average / Not – X Outstanding / Good / Average / Not Outstanding / Good / Average / Not
  12. 12. Step 7. of your CV ICT Skills – Internet and e-mail Outstanding / Good / Average / Not – Microsoft Office Outstanding / Good / Average / Not – Microsoft Windows Outstanding / Good / Average / Not – Apple (Mac) Outstanding / Good / Average / Not – Fidelio Outstanding / Good / Average / Not – Opera Outstanding / Good / Average / Not – Vips Outstanding / Good / Average / Not – Galileo Outstanding / Good / Average / Not – X Outstanding / Good / Average / Not – X Outstanding / Good / Average / Not
  13. 13. Step 8. of your CV Professional Skills • Guide – Describe your professional skills and know-how, experience and strengths. How do you make a difference? • Example – With more than XX years of operational experience in different hotels and more than XX years of managerial experience I have gained lots of people skills as well as analytical and financial insight. – I can describe myself as an inspiring manager who is creative and result oriented. My team members see me as an open minded, social leader who is pro-active and eager for success. Besides being a true hostman, I have excellent communication skills in addition to the following personal competences. – X – X
  14. 14. Step 9. of your CV Personal Skills • Guide – Provide a brief and sound description of your personal skills. Who is the person behind the professional?. Which are your unique skills and authentic talents. • Example – Teamworker, teamplayer, coach; – Creative, problem solving; – X – X
  15. 15. Step 10. of your CV Skills to Improve • Guide – Whether you are an Executive, Director, Manager or a Young High Potential, everybody has skills to improve. Nobody is perfect. Be honest and open about certain skills you do not have as of yet. Show your ability to self reflect, flexibility and willingness to improve. • Example – Teamworker, teamplayer, coach; – Creative, problem solving; – X – X
  16. 16. Step 11. of your CV Hobbies & Leisure Activities • Guide – These items should give a good impression of your personal passions and interests. • Example – Teamsport – Individual Sport – Travel – Food & Beverage – X – X
  17. 17. Step 12. of your CV Social Activities • Guide – These activities should provide an adequate description of your position in society. What are your interests in general? – For example network contacts, membership of an association, voluntary work and so on. • Example – HSMAI membership – Advisor to local School – NYC Charity Organizer – X
  18. 18. Step 13. of your CV Challenge • Guide – Provide details of your preferred future position. – I am looking for…. Give the ideal profile of your future position and employer, based on your Competences
  19. 19. Step 14. of your CV Criteria (Match & Search) – Place(s) – Country (Countries) – Open for relocation (also note which countries or regions you do not want to live nor work in) – Preferred Positions – Which positions not & why – Preferred Employers – Preferred types of Employers – Which employers not & why – Your long term career dream – Salary indication (from € 00,000.- to € 00,000.- gross per month) – Current Salary (€ 00,000.- gross per month) – Recent applications (company, place, country and vacancy)
  20. 20. Thank you! Courtesy Masters International Personal Career Management Nieuwe Parklaan 17 2597 LA The Hague The Netherlands Phone +31-70-3227630 E-mail cv@courtesymasters.com Internet www.courtesymasters.com

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