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Old 03.09.2011, 00:31
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CV Writing Help


I need to switch my current job, and was preparing my CV after 3-4 years. Could someone please review it and suggest improvements. Being a technical guy I am pretty bad at putting high sounding words in the CV.

I have background in IT.

Please send me personal message and I will send you copy of my CV.

thanks a million
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Old 03.09.2011, 01:37
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Re: CV Writing Help

If you put words and phrases that are not true to your character you could easily come unstuck. You need to be able to back up your statements and be confident with what is in the CV.
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Re: CV Writing Help

i've put up a similar thread somewhere and got pretty good advice from people. don't know if you could use it but i'm sharing nonetheless. here:
Help w/ Graphic Designer's CV

i'm a graphic designer, so don't know if we'll have the same needs. hope you find it useful.
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Re: CV Writing Help

Send me a PM and I will happily have a look After a number of years in IT management I have seen any number of entertaining CVs....

The simple rule is that the 'words have to match the music'. If you turn up for interview on an impressive, but largely fictional, CV then it won't take any savvy interviewer long to realise that there is a mismatch between the person on the CV and the one on the chair.

And although the temptation is strong to oversell oneself to ensure that one gets to interview then it should be resisted.... you will probably trying to punch above your weight and will be found out anyway. Largely because you will be nervous at interview, worrying that that you won't be able to carry it off.

On the other hand... if you have successes to celebrate then don't undersell them. If you have stuff to be proud of, then be proud of it.....

And, if you're in the job market. Good luck!!
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