Whether you were among those who were let go in the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic or just looking for a change in control, revamp your CV and refresh your professional self while making sure to avoid the resume mistakes that can stem from using boiler templates or resume builders. Follow these 10 tips and get noticed during your job search.
K.I.S.S. = Keep it simple, smartie
Use a summary statement instead of an objective
Put your latest experience first
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Bullets, not paragraphs
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Quantify your experience
Keep your design elegant and enhance white space
Stick to one page
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Don’t be afraid to use a template
Use colour strategically
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Proofread. Proofread. Proofread.
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