CV Guidelines and Helpful Hints

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CV Guidelines and Helpful Hints

What should your CV contain?

Remember: clients only look at your CV for 30 to 60 seconds, so a strong front page is critical.

Your contact details


Your Profile

Your profile should be at the top of your CV as a snapshot of who you are and your expertise. It should sum up your sector experience, responsibilities and achievements and specify your ideal functional role.

Your chronological career history, including competencies

Your interim work experience is the most valuable part of your CV for the interim market. The most recent five to ten years of your career is the period clients are most interested in. This information helps them determine whether you have the recent and relevant sector and functional experience they currently need.

Education, qualifications and personal information

Helpful Hints

Other communication tools