A CV or Curriculum Vitae is:
Your Life History
Your Job History
A CV or curriculum vitae is a marketing tool. With your CV you
will be able to promote yourself. Imagine the CV as being a brochure that will
list the benefits of a particular service.
The service being your time and skills! When writing a CV look at it from your
employers point of view. Would you stand out against the competition (the other
candidates) and would the manager want to talk you for a possible job? You have
to ask yourself these questions when writing your CV or curriculum vitae.
Networking and interviewing are essential for your job hunt and your CV is just
the first step in the job search. However a CV will be your first contact with
potential employers and will open the door. If you are invited for an interview
you would then be in a position to explain and expand on what is in your CV.
A CV is an essential tool in your job search. When applying for a vacancy you
generally first have to send your CV to present yourself to the prospective