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Recruiters never ignore good talent and a well written CV is the first sign of that.

You will not get a second chance to make a first good impression with employers. It’s therefore very important that you develop a professional high impact CV that not only gets you noticed but also impresses.

In today’s online world of e-mailed CV’s and job boards employers have seen a huge increase in the number of electronic job applications. These applications from both qualified and unqualified candidates has made it much harder for suitable job seekers to stand out.

1] The CV is a weapon with one specific purpose: to win an interview.

It is a sales letter. Just like a house or car, you are a precious commodity and you need your CV to display your talents in the best possible light.

2] Your CV needs to be well presented and include all the relevant information.

Over 70% of CVs are missing vital information and, as a result, are discarded by an employer.

3] Research shows that your CV will be quickly scanned, rather than read.

Research shows only one interview is granted for every 200 CVs received by the average employer. An attractive CV can put you amongst the favourites for the job, before you’ve even arrived for interview.

Below are sample CV templates based on different career objectives

Showcase CVPerhaps you want to focus on your skill base, below template would be a good start..

icon-download  Downloads Skill based CV Template

Moving upNo matter how much you enjoy your job, after a period of time you may start looking to move up in your career..

icon-download Download career climber CV template

Career ChangeYou may find yourself in a position where you may need to change career. circumstances make career changing more common these days. Be sure to showcase transferable skills, expertise and qualifications, and demonstrate the fact that you understand the world of work..

icon-download Download Career Change CV Template

Covering Letter

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The first thing a potential employer sees in your job application is the cover letter. This doesn’t just support your CV – it’s an opportunity for you to stand out from the crowd and persuade the recruiter to put you through to the next round and yet they are often rushed out as an afterthought. Get it wrong, and that perfect CV you spent so long on could have been a complete waste of time.

Below are sample cover letters just remember not to copy them as exact templates.

This is ideal for sectors such as
business, law, accountancy and retail. For more creative sectors you might
want to consider an alternative style.

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icon-download 1. covering-letter-standard

This may vary according to the
nature of the organisation and the industry you’re applying to.

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icon-download 2. covering-letter-speculative

Perhaps its time to move up the
career ladder. This template is best suited for more experienced
candidates..

icon-download 3. covering-letter-climber

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