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There is never a correct way of writing a CV, however there are basic principles that you should follow making sure you have the essential information that is required by the employer. Here is a basic example of a typical layout of a professional CV. Hover over the sections within the CV to find out how to write your own.                                                                  



CV Example - Second Page

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It is a good idea to include the modules or topics that you studied. This can be a good 'CV Filler' if you are struggling to fill up a 2 page CV. It is a good idea to have a Training and Personal Development section on your CV. However you can include this section under Education and Qualifications to save space. You should include any relevant training that you are doing or have completed to prove how skilled you are to the employer. Employers like to know how you can add value to the workplace and also how you could save them time and money if you are trained in a particular skill field. This also proves how Employable you are compared to other candidates. Having some Major Achievements on your CV shows to the Employer that you are an achiever. For example, you could include any awards that you achieved or how you made significant contributions to Charity. The achievements should show how you used your own initiative towards achievement of a problem or challenge. You do not need to give references on a CV. However if you do decide to you should consent with the person to whom you are giving as a reference to ensure that they give you a positive one. Most employers like to see how you can add value financially so it is a good idea to give some realistic figures of how you can generate or contribute towards profits or financial targets. Including your interests and hobbies provides the Employer with an impression of your personality. Remember you are applying for a job, so your interests should be relevant or 'ideal' towards the person specification. Try to find an interest that represents you positively towards matching the job description.