How to write a CV that gets you that job PDF

 

Writing a CV / curriculum vitae for a job application in English

This book will help you write a CV/ curriculum vitae that will stand out from the rest of the crowd and get that dream job

 

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Contents 

1

Who Needs a CV Anyway ?

1

 

Learning to market yourself

1

 

Who needs a CV?

2

 

Making a CV work  for you

3

 

Your chance  to ‘sell’ not ‘tell’

5

 

Investing some time in shaping your life

7

 

Action and reflection

9

 

2

 

So What Have  You Got To Sell ?

 

10

 

There’s more to you than meets the eye

10

 

Doing a personal stock take

12

 

Evaluating your people  skills

12

 

Evaluating your manual/practical  skills

13

 

Evaluating your communication  skills

13

 

Evaluating your mathematical/mental  skills

13

 

Assessing  your problem solving skills

14

 

Evaluating your creative  skills

14

 

Identifying your achievements

15

 

Case studies

18

 

Action and reflection

22

 

3

 

Have I Got News For You

 

23

 

Reasons for rejection

23

 

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds

24

 

Presenting  your career history

30

 

Dealing with or without qualifications

32

 

Making your training  catch their eye

36

 

Using hobbies  and interests to sell yourself

36

 

Putting across personal details

41

 

Using references

42

 

Case studies

42

 

Action and reflection

45

v

 

vi  /  H O W   T O   W R I T E   A   C V   T H A T   R E A L L Y   W O R K S

 

4

There’s More Than One Way to Present Yourself

47

 

Putting on the style – which approach to take

47

 

Getting the length and layout right

50

 

Making first impressions count

51

 

Example CVs

52

 

Giving the reader what they want to read

59

 

Case studies

60

 

Action and reflection

71

 

5

 

Getting the Introductions Right

 

72

 

Planning a great covering letter

72

 

Handwriting or word-processed?

73

 

Putting a positive letter together

74

 

Applying over the Internet

78

 

Analysing a job advert

79

 

Looking at some examples

80

 

Case studies

83

 

Action and reflection

90

 

6

 

Using Your CV  to Open Doors

 

92

 

Tapping into the unadvertised  job market

92

 

How to speculate

94

 

Using your contacts

97

 

Making yourself known – how agencies can help

101

 

Putting your speculating  into action

104

 

Case studies

107

 

Action and self-assessment

113

 

7

 

And Your  Chosen Subject Is . . .You  ^ The Interview

 

115

 

Preparing for your interview

115

 

The two main types of interview

116

 

Discover what questions  they’re bound to ask

119

 

How well do you know your CV?

121

 

Case studies

122

 

Convincing the interviewer  you’re telling the truth

124

 

Case studies

127

 

Action and reflection

129

 

C O N T E N T S    /  vii

 

8

Some Final Thoughts

130

 

Discover the vital ingredient of success – attitude

130

 

Putting  your CV to work

132

 

Adapting to the changing times

133

 

How to respond to change

134

 

The  CV as a ‘pick-me-up’

136

 

Developing your dynamic document

137

 

Case studies

138

 

Action and self-assessment

140

 

More Sample Covering Letters

143

Another Sample CV

145

Glossary

149

Further Reading

151

Useful Addresses

153

Useful Website Addresses

155

Index

157

 

 

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List of things the book covers 

Write a cv with no experience or qualifications

First cv no work experience

How to write a good cv for a student

How to write cv for a job with examples

How to write a cv for a job with no experience pdf

CVsamples for students with no experience pdf

How to write a cv when you've never had a job

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