Updating your cv uk
One of the easiest ways for employers to weed out weaker CVs is to scan them for errors.
If you fail to check your CV for basic spelling and grammatical mistakes, you are setting yourself up for a fall at the first hurdle.
One key step to secure a new job as an IT assistant is to create a quality CV which reflects your qualifications, strengths and any relevant information technology experience.
Before you start writing or updating your curriculum vitae and covering letter, you may find it very helpful to look at an IT assistant CV sample so that you have an idea of the type of information which should be included and the correct formatting.
That way, when you are tailoring your CV to be relevant for a role, you won’t cut anything out you can’t go to your master copy and retrieve. Nicky Luke - Head of Talent Development ‘One-size-fits-all’ CVs are unlikely to get you far in today’s job market.
Worse still the ‘Apply Now’ buttons on online websites that people click and upload generic CVs to, are, in my opinion the quickest route to the ‘No’ pile.
BTEC Level 2 Diploma in IT, Chester College, Handbridge (June 2015).
The IT assistant CV sample provided below illustrates the sort of CV which markets a job applicant properly and helps to capture the attention of IT recruiters, with the objective of securing that all important interview for the candidate.
/Karol Nevillson/121, Broughton Road, Christleton, Chester, Cheshire / 01244 876543 / 07654 321987 /[email protected] A trained, qualified and motivated young I. professional with business experience supporting various users in a busy computing environment, including bespoke workstation software builds.
Ideally avoid the CV going over 3 pages (as a rough guide). It is not uncommon for employers to ask to see copies of your certificates/academic record so ensure you have the right grades written down.
If you can only say "Hola" then that doesn't make you an fluent in Spanish. Even when it does, employers can find it unprofessional. Avoid negative remarks towards yourself, a colleague or your current employer.