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Your CV is an employer's first impression of you and it must leave a favorable and lasting impact. A successful CV is one that will appear in the most searches and generate the most interviews. The CV Builder will guide you through the CV building process step-by-step providing you with tips and examples along the way. We have also provided you with a list of action verbs that we recommend you refer to and use to ensure the strongest, most concise delivery.
Target Job Title
Here is where you define who you are in relation to skills and experience. This is a critical part of your CV as it is the first section a potential employer reads and it should portray you in the most relevant and professional light.
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Include words that highlight your skills and area of expertise Include keywords of the actual position you are seeking
Your Career Objective is a brief and focused statement of what you can do and what you are looking for. As your Career Objective is featured prominently on your CV, employers will look here first before proceeding onto the rest of your CV.
Seeking new challenges in (occupation) which effectively utilizes (professional experience).
Successfully managed and staffed not only business start-ups. You can include your experience and skill level. Wrote feature stories and conducted interviews for (type of press).vague objectives are less likely to attract an employer. Participated in the creation of a (name of product or production) that resulted in (a positive outcome). Tips: . Work Experience Unless you are a fresh graduate. To secure an internship with a (type of organization) specializing in (area of expertise) (Title) with (background) and a passion for (type) pursuing a career with (target company). software and hardware. Compiled and edited comprehensive quality control reports.but also periods of rapid. To gain first hand (type of experience). Emphasize what you can bring to your prospective employer. but not longer. Highlight your skills and assigned responsibilities in each previous job. (Number of years) of management experience on industrial projects. Tips: Describe the job you are seeking. Skilled at building strong team environments and developing open communications. The Objective should be one sentence . using my analytical skills and commitment to perform quality work. edited copy of other writers. To obtain a position in a (type of target company) using my administrative and programming skills.two sentences if needed. Looking to join a progressive organization that has the need for (a type of occupation) and offers opportunities for advancement. Trained new interns in (type of department). Installed different operating systems. sustained corporate growth. Successfully launched and marketed (name of project). Be focused . Examples: Managed a team of (number) that established (name of project goal or result). your Work Experience is the most important part of the CV. Extensive involvement managing client relationships at all levels. (Number of years) of (system) integration experience and implementing solutions to help clients succeed.
Include any information that might be appropriate to your job search. If you have not had much work experience. and Dissertations received.extracurricular activities. Remember to keep it short. degrees. Increased car sales turnover by 200%or saved department $100. and GPA (if it is good). try including temporary. Series 7 and series 63 registered. as employers will check. Mention any Honors. Licensed (name of certification). duties. Kuwait University. Education List your academic background. the challenges faced and accomplishments achieved. For each position describe your responsibilities. . Tips: Include your Grade Point Average or General Ranking if it is impressive (Excellent. Examples: Active member (name of association). If you had multiple positions with the same company. Memberships List any professional affiliations. Scholarships. certifications and training received.. holiday or voluntary jobs.000 by redesigning performance measurement system. remember to list dates of positions to show the prospective employer of your rapid progress and quick learning abilities. Work towards CPA qualification. scholarships. Internships. positive and use action verbs. Do not be misleading. (City/Year). associations or memberships of interest to employers. It could be awkward and quite difficult to verify a false educational statement made on your CV. Awards. Use specific examples e. Fresh graduates should include relevant courses. honors. Additional course work in Computational Mathematics.g. Thesis: (Title of Thesis). Examples: Continuing education classes in (Name of courses). Allow your educational credentials to emphasize your strengths and qualifications. Very Good).
MS Word. Examples: German. Excel. Power Point. Skills Use this section to show a potential employer your overall work-related skills and abilities including languages and technical skills. Past Chairman/President. Elected to serve as (position). (an experienced presenter/ public speaker / sales person.Intermediate. organizer or teacher). professional and other skills. but it may help show a potential employer things about you that may not be clear from the rest of your CV such as your hobbies and your eagerness to participate in contributing to and developing your society.Expert. C. Quantitative Analysis. This is particularly relevant and important for fresh graduates or candidates seeking to make a career switch. analytical. Please note that your skills are one of the KEY search criteria in Employer searches so make sure you include all technical.Expert.Expert. Tips: Focus on skills that match your target job and target company.Expert. Microsoft Office software & the Internet. Project Workbench and Lotus Notes. Speaker/Treasurer (name of association). Cobol. Creative Skills. Use action verbs. Access. Adding this information is completely optional.Expert. Tips: Being part of any association shows a potential employer your interest and involvement in a related professional field. Use action verbs . Appointed to serve as (position). For example: Knowledge of encryption theory Describe your interpersonal skills. MS Project. Use this section to include industry keywords that match an employer's keyword search. Fortran and SQL .
authored B balanced. addressed. assessed. detailed. guided . converted. examined. conducted. directed. doubled. enforced. attained. founded G gathered. convinced. Tips: Include the details of your professional acquaintances. approved. administered. explained. correlated. If you are a fresher with limited or no experience you may include the name of your professor. audited. adapted. engineered. discovered. controlled. executed. diagnosed. manager or a co-worker. designed.References Listing references is optional but it is always a good idea to include them. developed. achieved. computed. aided. conceived. evaluated. attended. advised. figured. composed. It may be your ex-supervisor. changed. coached. decided. arranged. effected. drove E earned. anticipated. experimented. followed through. classified. consulted. collected. counseled. defined. critiqued. acted. compared. It is best to include contacts from an industry related to the one you are in. built C calculated. devised. condensed. contracted. enabled. educated. communicated. expanded. delivered. consolidated. cultivated. formulated. expedited. coordinated. allocated. constructed. contributed. Action Verbs A abstracted. customized D debated. chaired. assigned. clarified. established. analyzed. assembled. compiled. determined. experienced. generated. budgeted. assisted. edited. cooperated. collated. documented. collaborated. drafted. formed. conceptualized. List the name and contact information of references. created. eliminated. delegated. corresponded. extrapolated F facilitated. acquired. checked. demonstrated. forecasted. centralized. arbitrated. or a family friend. financed.
implemented. represented. systemized T tabulated. specified. merged. installed. reorganized. promoted. revitalized S scheduled. prevented. projected. provided. headed. shaped. planned. utilized V . summarized. minimized. inspected. simplified. processed. overhauled. licensed M maintained. integrated. nominated O observed. illustrated. investigated. recruited. programmed. helped. setup. organized. met deadlines.H handled. staffed. separated. prepared. mastered. produced. referred. mentored. tailored. reduced. improved. strengthened. reconciled. researched. lectured. increased. trained U upgraded. publicized R recommended. insured. sparked. obtained. inspired. moderated. retrieved. persuaded. spoke. surveyed. pioneered. tested. prioritized. introduced. interviewed. led. monitored. selected. mediated. resolved. informed. invented. influenced. motivated N negotiated. set goals. reported. instituted. repaired. supervised. managed. tracked. improvised. interpreted. innovated. instructed. originated. reviewed. initiated. succeeded. operated. proved. served. marketed. imagined. issued J justified K keynoted L launched. hired I identified. taught. problem solved. oversaw P participated. submitted. solved. performed.
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