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Your C.V. a Selling Document

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Create a professional marketing document; your C.V. Discover how to research and select the key information; your skills, your profile and other career topics.
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Create a professional marketing document; your C.V. Discover how to research and select the key information; your skills, your profile and other career topics.

Learn how to format and create points of interest and ensure all content is lively, clear, easy to read and most of all professional at every level.

See the graphic showing various formats to use. Build your C.V. with the step by step examples displayed in an easy to use layout all tried, trusted and commended by clients throughout the world.

No one ever sits down on a lazy Sunday afternoon and thinks ‘Oh I must write up a good C.V., yes that will be fun’. No, that never, ever happens, C.V.’s only get written at short notice such as the day you were made redundant or fired or the day the Receiver arrived at your workplace. Then its ‘quick I need a pencil and paper, got to do my C.V. quick. I saw an advert in the paper today, the pay’s good, something about Quantum Physics, sure I’ll give it a go anyway, didn’t I do Physics in school.’ and so the C.V. is completed during the tea break and is mailed off an hour later. Laugh not, it happens all the time.

C.V.’s only get written in a hurry with information dragged together in no order, all of which is akin to going on a pheasant shoot with a semi-automatic machine gun. You will hit everything in the sky except the pheasant. Most C.V.’s are written in about one hour on average. Anything done in such haste is suspect at the best of times.

There is no secret to a good C.V. is just requires careful thinking and systematic recall of what you have done in your career, what’s of interest and then how well you document your achievements, your past experience and skills. Document that little lot, simply, concisely and professionally and you will have a good C.V.

This book takes you through the whole process. Every step, every topic is examined, recommendations given and examples are displayed in a step by step fashion, all in a well tried and tested sequence used by many PCC clients in the past, and mostly commended for their style and professionalism.

Line by line you will learn how to recall and identify the key information that you want to write but more what the employer wants to read. See how to format text in interesting ways, the layouts and make the C.V. a compelling read.

Follow the instructions, take your time and you will be the owner of a professional marketing document which will be your Curriculum Vitae. Don’t rush it and get it right. Then you will have a C.V. for life. After that it will only need a small top-up now and again to keep it up to date.

  • Introduction
  • About the Author
  1. Your Curriculum Vitae
    1. Your C.V. is your Brochure
    2. You’re the Product
    3. Tempt the Employer
    4. Your C.V. is a Selling Document
    5. A C.V. or A Resume?
    6. Should I put a Photograph on my C.V.?
  2. What happens to a C.V.?
    1. Consider the Reader First
    2. How will your C.V. be viewed?
  3. Will my CV be read?
    1. Format
    2. What Format?
    3. Don’t waste space
    4. Making Sauce
    5. Shorten Every Line
  4. Give it Eye Appeal
    1. Looking Good Helps
    2. Break up your C.V.
    3. A Well Spaced Document Example
    4. View your Own C.V. First
  5. What are the Key Headings?
    1. Key Headings on your C.V.
    2. A Tip!
  6. The C.V. Example Used
    1. My Imaginary Candidate
    2. Meet Ger Thompson
    3. Lastly and Most Importantly
  7. A C.V. Template
    1. Let’s start building a C.V.
    2. Your Name and Address
    3. Education and Qualification
    4. Further Training
    5. Languages
    6. Personal Details
  8. A Personal Profile
    1. A Profile, Skills and Career History
    2. What is a Profile?
    3. If You’re Not Sure
    4. Ger’s C.V. so far
  9. Your Career History
    1. The Hardest Part
    2. How do I find the Information for Career History
    3. I Did What?
    4. Your List of I’s
    5. Your P.A.R.’s
  10. Your Skills
    1. Why add Skills
    2. Formatting Your Skills
    3. Examples of Skills
    4. Ger Thompsons C.V. so far
  11. Back to Your Profile
    1. Formulating Your Profile
    2. Ger Thompson’s front page complete
  12. Your Career History
    1. The Heart of Your C.V.
    2. Qualify each Statement Made
    3. Break up the Text
    4. Add One-Worder’s
  13. Which Career Details First?
    1. What if a previous job is more relevant than the current?
  14. The Social Media
    1. You will be referenced
    2. Your QR Code
  15. The Final C.V. Version
    1. Your Two Page C.V.
    2. The Final Version
    3. Use Only as Examples
    4. Second Layout
    5. Ger’s C.V.
    6. Third Layout
    7. Ger’s C.V.
  16. Caution
    1. A word of caution
  17. Conclusion
This is great for students who are taking their big step towards their career life.
I appreciate the advice and tips given in the book. One does not always think of everything before hand but to be able to be made aware of how to go about is of great help. Thank you
This book is really helpful for my own university life.
This presents the explanation of each detail included in a CV. Now people will know how a CV can build an impression and even bridge their way to success.
Over de auteur

Colm W. Cavey