Each employer will have their preferred method of recruitment, but an up to date CV will form the basis of any application method. In some cases you may also be asked to share your CV to accompany an application form. Part-time roles will almost certainly ask for a CV as your declaration of interest.
Your CV is your personal marketing tool, it is important to keep this document up to date to reflect your growing experience, freshly acquired skills, a sense of your personality, and a hint to your preferred progression.
There is no one best-way to construct a CV, yours will be unique as you, but take care to follow a basic framework in our advice below to inspire your version. We also include a selection of hand-picked links and examples from professional sources:
- Constructing my CV
- Example CVs
- CV checklist
- Action verbs for your CV
- Skills and competencies explained