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Chronological CV Made Easy

Insert Your Name – Keep it to 2 pages or less
Insert full address – Insert Tel No – Insert email address

Personal Statement
Remember: This is the most important part of your CV, it is what the employer reads first. You must sell yourself here. Write a short paragraph about 5 or so lines relating you your skills, experience and achievements. Target your statement at how you meet the person spec and criteria for the vacancy you’re applying for. Your statement is the introduction and summary of who you are e.g. 20 years experience from shop floor operative to warehouse manager with a experience ranging from labouring to stock management (1 line explains it all).

Key Achievements
E.g. Promoted to manager
E.g. Awarded H&S in work certificate

Work Experience
Company Name, Job Title, Oct 2011 – July 2013
Duties:
One line statements are easy to read, short and sweet.
Employers spend about 30 seconds per CV, they don’t want to read an essay.
Consider paragraphs if you have a lot to say.

JobsBall.Com, Sales representative, Aug 2010 – Sep 2011
Duties:
Promoting company at trade events and newspapers
Using social media to gain global customer base

Education
BSC Computer Science
ECDL

Additional information
Driving license
Multilingual – English, Spanish and Russian.

Hobbies and interests
Some information about yourself, what you enjoy outside of work. Always mention those activities that may improve your chances of getting the job you’re applying for e.g. mention you play football if you are applying for a job as a labourer as it shows you are physically fit.

References
Referee name
Address
Phone No
Always better to mention your references because it makes it easier for the employer with their recruitment.