What You Need To Know About A Good CV
Job search for individuals simply means sourcing for a good paying job. For recruiters, HRs and employers, they are looking out for a good cv that presents a complete, well informed, multi tasking and up to date employee that will bring VALUE to the organization.
Everything matters for the employer in your job search; your speech presentation, mannerism, career objective, physical appearance, dressing, beliefs, milestones etc. however before you get to the stage of all the above being assessed you must have submitted your CV. Your first contact with HR’s is your CV. How do you present a good CV?
How you present it gives the HR a ‘sleek preview’ of your person and evokes a look in. in this age of constant technological changes, using the best innovative office packages in presenting a good CV gives you a head start against your competitors in that jostle for that one job.
CV designs and presentation have gone beyond mere typing and presenting on Note pad or Micro soft word applications. This office packages no matter how neatly arranged will always appear differently on the recruiters system with all those red underlings. CVs have gone stylish and creative, it stylish nature presents you as a creative and well informed tech personality. We all know before we eat that sumptuous meal our eyes must do the eating first… so also is a good CV, if it’s appealing to the eyes in presentation, it will evoke a look in.
What to do
Always prepare your CV and save a soft copy on Micro soft word. This enables you to edit, rejig or add more info any point. Remember; your CV must be flexible, what you submit in applying for a secretary post may not have same component when submitting as a customer care consultant.
CVs can be designed on Corel or pagemaker formats. Design on the above an export on Jpeg will be nice but the best and what’s admissible now is from Micro soft and converting to PDF format. If you don’t know how to convert from word to PDF….too bad, Go to a business centre and get it done in 3 easy steps. Whilst converting save and keep the word version as spelling errors, new addition, delete etc might come handy almost immediately or when next you are submitting for another job opening.