Your resume or CV is one of your key marketing tools. A stellar CV will help you stand out from the crowd, inviting your recruiter to read it thoroughly. A poorly executed CV will relegate your application to the bottom of the pile.
Your resume should be persuasive, targeted, concise and professionally presented.
It should also match the background and needs of the employer. Before you start writing, carefully research the company so you are able to highlight the qualifications, skills and achievements that demonstrate your suitability for the role.
Your resume should provide evidence to support claims in your cover letter and address selection criteria, if you haven’t already addressed them. It will be used to measure you against any prerequisites and requirements of the job, so make sure you include all relevant details of your studies, qualifications, technical and other specialist skills and relevant experience.
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