Curriculum Vitae (CV) is the first impression that job seekers give to a company. It is important to make it perfectly before get the chance to do job interview. However, some small things are put aside while actually they are important and become consideration for a company. Here are the five things that you should pay attention to, to make your CV better
- Full Name
Forget about full name on CV is the most mistake you must not do. Full name is the first identity to put on the top of your CV. If you use color other than black to write your full name, please re-check your printout to make sure it is printed clearly.
- Consistency of Writing
While you write your CV, please use consistent writing, either on the language aspect or the time. Inconsistent language on CV can confuse the employers and also show that you are an inconsistent person. Use language that you mastered and check your spelling and grammar.
Time on CV shows when did you finish your education, do organizational experiences, job experiences, and get achievement awards. Pay attention to its consistency to make your employers feel easy to understand how your career experiences were. You can write your experiences from the most prior to the most recent or vice versa, as long as you still consistent to its part.
Employers could only have physical imagination of the candidate from photo featured in the CV. Hence, it is important to make your photo looks professional and attractive. It is not just about how you dress or photo quality, but also its composition. Use balanced photo size and never try to force its size setting because it would make your photo looks unfitted.
- Typing Error and Printout
Please re-check your CV writing from mistype and also make sure that the printout is as good as expected. Other things to pay attention to are the paper size adjustment, margin, and clarity of the printout. To avoid different type format, do not forget to save your CV in PDF format before printed or sent online.
Please make sure you already put contact on your CV and also you may give your social media or sites as additional references for the employers. [Irzha]
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