In order to convince recruiters to hire you, you have to think of yourself as a salesperson and regard your CV as your no.1 marketing tool! This will help you promote yourself more effectively when sending out your CV to potential employers.
Since you are the salesperson, this means that employers are your target market and therefore you have to make sure your CV successfully matches their needs to yours. This video from Pathway Group offers some great tips to help you get the recruiters to open your CV and encourage them to call you in for a job interview!
- Tell a story.
- Keep it simple and concise.
- Prioritise your CV – make your name stand out.
- Create links using keywords.
- Provide examples to back up your skills.
- Refer to personal interests.
When looking for a job it is important that you create a powerful CV and that you are particularly careful in regards to the writing up process. This applies not only in terms of typos or grammar errors but most importantly in terms of content and format.
The secret to getting your CV noticed and making a great first impression is telling a great story! Check out this video to get to know the tips that will help you increase your chances of getting hired!