Is Your CV Letting You Down?

The average Recruitment Consultant or Hiring Manager spends less than a minute reading a CV before saying yes or no.

So how do you ensure that your CV hits the in tray / yes pile rather than the delete folder / no pile?

Research shows these are just some of the reasons why CV’s go to the No pile:

  • Spelling and grammar mistakes
  • Too long
  • Your resume has responsibilities but not accomplishments
  • CV to generic, not sufficiently tailored to the role for which you are applying
  • Blocks of text, no bullet points
  • CV not up to date
  • Using an MS Word Template
  • Your most recent work experience does not appear on the top half of page 1 of your resume

And these are just some of them.

To ensure your CV isn’t letting you down , we have designed a Checklist for you to review your CV against.

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