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A stellar CV (resume) is your ticket to a job interview. Sadly, having great content isn’t the only thing that makes a great resume. How you present the information is just as important and if you’re CV is a cluttered mess, you may find yourself losing out on an opportunity.
That doesn’t mean you need some wacky, artsy CV though. In fact, there’s a huge debate about whether they add or detract from an application. My advice is, unless you’re applying for a graphic design gig, your CV design should essentially be invisible.
Your CV should be clean, drawing attention to what matters most: the content. Here are a few simple tips on how to keep things simple.
A good CV works the same way a good recipe works. How?
1) Layout and Formatting
Why do recipes always follow the same format of introduction, list of ingredients, followed by a step-by-step preparation guide? Because it’s easy to follow! If your recipe for chicken and broccoli stir fry is a blob of a paragraph, no one is going to read it.
When writing your CV, the same applies. Choose a clean, classic font. Implement a header for your personal details. Title each of your sections. Bold, italicize, and indent when necessary to establish different types of data.