3rd December 2011

Environmental Example CV

Environmental Example CV

This is an example of a high quality science CV. All the course modules are included, also laboratory experience gained on your degree course and course projects. If you were applying for jobs outside the environmental field (e.g. finance) you would probably omit most of your modules (except those including mathematical or computing skills) Dan omondi 22 Temple Road,Nyeri Date of Birth: 6th February, 1990. Email: daba@yahoo.com Mobile: 073-543124 Tel: 0167734768 PROFILE I am passionate about conservation and the environment. ...
3rd December 2011

SKILLS-BASED EXAMPLE CVs

SKILLS-BASED EXAMPLE CVs

Skills-based CV with tips on content. This one is by a mature Humanities student looking to enter HR management. : skills CVs often work well for mature students as they demonstrate life experiences more effectively, but they can be used by students of all ages and backgrounds. Particularly useful if you are applying for careers that are not directly related to your degree subject or previous experience. ALEX BUCKSHEATH Muranga Road, Nairobi city, Nairobi. Tel. 0722 - 76452                  email abc@jobskenya24.com Date ...
3rd December 2011

Why tailoring the cover letter is CRITICAL

Why tailoring the cover letter is CRITICAL

So, you’ve got your CV prepared and you’ve seen a job you want to apply for. Do you just send your CV out and leave it at that?  Of course not.  If you really want a particular job and you have exactly what it takes to do it, then a short, meaningful cover letter is your way of saying so. In fact, it’s vital that you attach one. A good cover letter takes time and effort because ...
3rd December 2011

What is the worst CV mistake EVER?

What is the worst CV mistake EVER?

What could possibly be the worst mistake you could make when it comes to your CV? Not targeting it to the kind of job you’re looking for is a biggie. Leaving out keywords that a scanner can pick up is another no-no. So is failing to list your achievements in ways the reader will find meaningful. But the biggest error of all in putting your CV together is simply this: being sloppy. A spelling mistake here. Forgetting to leave ...