The purpose of a CV (also commonly called a resume) is to provide employers with an overview of your experience, qualifications and professional skills, and get them to call you in for an interview. Your CV is the first impression an employer will have of you, and you need it to be impressive.
To ensure your CV fulfills its purpose of helping you land an interview and be in the running for the job, you need to include the following sections:
- Best contact details
- Relevant work experience
- Education and relevant qualifications
- A list of hard, soft and technical skills
- Your achievements and career highlights