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Curriculum vitae

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General tips for creating a beautiful and attractive CV.

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Curriculum vitae

  1. 1. ALL ABOUT CV tips and tricks
  2. 2. CV VS. RESUME What is the difference?
  3. 3. CV (CURRICULUM VITÆ) ➤ High level of detail ➤ Covers education ➤ Organized chronologically ➤ Europe, UK, Ireland, New Zeland
  4. 4. RESUME ( IS A BRIEF SUMMARY OF SKILLS) ➤ One page ➤ Adapt to every position ➤ Not chronologically ➤ USA and Canada
  5. 5. THINK AS A RECRUITER 6 seconds for overview 78% rejected because of unprofessional email address 80% attention to: name current title/company past titles/companies work duration
  6. 6. STRUCTURE ➤ Your name ➤ Contacts/URL ➤ About/Summary ➤ Experience ➤ Skills ➤ Education ➤ Achievements ➤ Languages
  7. 7. FORMAT ➤ Friendly interface (clean layout) ➤ Use bullet points and more space ➤ Check grammar ➤ Avoid accumulating text ➤ Chronology ➤ Add skills after positions ➤ Up to 2 pages
  8. 8. DON’T BE SHY! DESCRIBE ACHIEVEMENTS: ➤ What was that (challenge) ➤ What did you do (action) ➤ What was a result (outcome) Challenge Action Outcome
  9. 9. RECRUITERS LIKE THIS WORDS: ➤ Achived ➤ Created ➤ Improved ➤ Managed ➤ Trained ➤ Increased ➤ Resolved ➤ Volunteered
  10. 10. ➤ Think outside of the box ➤ Go-Getter ➤ Self-motivated ➤ Proactively ➤ Team player ➤ Dynamic ➤ Result-driven RECRUITERS DON’T LIKE TO SEE:
  11. 11. COMMON MISTAKES ➤ Grammar errors ➤ Overcomplicated formatting ➤ Personal details ➤ Unprofessional email ➤ Tables ➤ Forget to include dates
  12. 12. 1. Attach to the meeting 2. Attach to database 3. Read and learn before interview 4. Take it for interview 5. Don’t write on it 6. Don’t leave it in the room/kitchen 7. After interview remove it CANDIDATE’S CV FOR INTERVIEW
  13. 13. CANDIDATE CAN’T WRITE CV ➤ Show example ➤ Show CV builder sites ➤ Focus on needed experience/skills ➤ Complete by yourself (after agreement)
  14. 14. REFERENCES Recruiters want to see in CV http://goo.gl/dpImln CV templates http://goo.gl/TeJCzn How to write CV http://goo.gl/eGjkkU 10 tips on writing a successful CV http://goo.gl/44AexA
  15. 15. THANK YOU! Anastasiia Serafyn, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Ciklum e-mail: anastasiia.chernysh@gmail.com skype: oranzhevoe Ln: ua.linkedin.com/in/anserafyn

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