CV Guidence & Tips

DMD Recruitment is here to give you guidance and advice on writing your CV and preparing for a job interviews.

We are always happy to talk you through CV and Job interview techniques in person but here are some suggestions which may help.

Preparing your CV

It is important to give your CV some thought and spend some time getting it right.

The structure of your CV should be no more than 2-3 pages in length and include the following sections

Personal Details

Employment History

Education and Qualifications

Key Skills and Strengths

Format

Make sure your CV is well laid out so that it is immediately easy to read and understand.

Font size, which is easy to read such as Arial 10

Keep it simple

Content

Focus on information which is relevant to you own career goals

Do not make false claims; honesty is always the best policy.

Bullet points are useful to highlight relevant skills and experience.

Put your highest level of education first.

Put you’re most recent job first and work backwards chronologically in time

Ensure all dates are accurate and include months as well as years

Explain any long career gaps (i.e. travelling, maternity etc)