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8 Qualities of Exceptional High-Standard CV Writing


CV Writing

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8 qualities to apply when writing your CV:
  • Be clear and accurate in your CV writing.
  • If you are printing the CV do it on good quality paper, since most people would send it electronically.
  • Highlight headings and don’t use paragraphs.
  • Be neat and precise.
  • Don’t make your CV long.
  • Check spelling and grammar mistakes.
  • Be confident while writing your CV and use positive language.
  • Always keep your CV up to date.

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Hi. You are advised to take your time and effort when writing a CV. In this video, we will show 8 qualities of exceptional high-standard CV writing. Most school and colleges are recommended to teach students about CV writing because today, it is most appropriate type of application when looking for a job.
So here are the 8 qualities that we suggest you apply when writing your CV:
  • Be clear and accurate in your CV writing. Content is very important. Only include factual information related to the job you’re applying for.
  • If you are printing the CV do it on good quality paper, since most people would send it electronically. Presentation is very important. It is a key element of whether your CV will be read or not.
  • Highlight headings and don’t use paragraphs. Use bullet points to focus on your key points, thus making it faster for the recruiter to get all your useful qualities into his mind.
  • Be neat and precise. Make your CV clear to read. Font ’12-Times New Roman’ is advised. As explained, presentation is extremely important. Why would a recruiter spend his time reading your CV if you did not spend your time preparing a neat CV.
  • Don’t make your CV long. One page is sufficient. Not more than two pages. If it is too long, the recruiter gets bored reading it and will not continue.
  • Check spelling and grammar mistakes.
  • Be confident while writing your CV and use positive language. Also, use your possible future potentials to attract the attention of your recruiter.
  • Always keep your CV up to date. Keep amending it according to changes in your jobs and skills.
As explained, good CV writing is essential for job seekers to WOW their way to a face-to-face interview for the job they desire!