So the guys and girls at Engage PSG thought we would throw a few tips out there to help you on your way. Some of these you may already know and some you may not but feel free to use them as you see fit.
* Make sure the content “sings your praises” and includes the things you’re good at.
* Keep your shortcomings out of it. That can be tacked at interview stage.
* Write your CV in the first (“I”) or third (“he/she”) person but double and triple check that its consistent.
* Try to avoid using abbreviations that are specific to your company. Universal ones are fine
* Spelling mistakes can be detrimental.
* Make sure your education section including dates and grades
* Put your employment history in order, starting with your current creative job.
* Make sure all your employment and education details are dated (months AND years).
Your first paragraph will set the tone so keep it brief, informative and professional
Two pages are fine but if its more, make sure its absolutely necessary
Frequent breaks, paragraphs, and headings are vital
Sentences length and paragraphs
Make it simple to read and follow. Bullet points are good at getting the main points across
Too little information in key areas. If a section of your CV is critical to the job you are applying for, make sure you include as much relevant information as possible.
Best of luck