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Do: Be con­sis­tent in your for­mat­ting – for ex­am­ple, the font size and head­ings.

Do: List ev­ery ed­u­ca­tional in­sti­tu­tion you have stud­ied at, as well as the qual­i­fi­ca­tions you earned at each. Start with the most re­cent.

Do: In­clude your rel­e­vant work his­tory, list­ing the name of the com­pany, your po­si­tion and dates of em­ploy­ment, as well as du­ties and skills re­quired, along with your rea­sons for leav­ing.

Do: Proof­read your CV care­fully be­fore sub­mit­ting it. Once it is writ­ten, you should draft a cover or mo­ti­va­tional let­ter to ac­com­pany it. The pur­pose of this let­ter is to mo­ti­vate the em­ployer to hire you.

Do: In­clude your name, cur­rent ad­dress and cor­rect con­tact de­tails (both email and cell­phone num­ber).

Do: Limit your CV to a max­i­mum of two pages. Your CV should only in­clude the most rel­e­vant in­for­ma­tion for the job you are ap­ply­ing for.

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