Preparing the Perfect CV: How to Make a Great Impression and Get the Job You Want

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Kogan Page Publishers, Nov 3, 2009 - Business & Economics - 160 pages
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Every job hunter needs an impressive CV that describes their educational and professional history. A well-prepared and individually tailored CV is invaluable and can greatly improve your chances of getting the job you want.

Preparing The Perfect CV provides sample CVs for job seekers of different abilities applying for various types of work. It is therefore useful for every age and calibre, from school leavers to those wishing to return to work after a career break.

Careers expert Rebecca Corfield analyses the content and presentation of a well-prepared CV, helping you to impress the employer and get an interview. Complete with new online CV templates to get readers started and a comprehensive checklist of dos and don'ts, Preparing the Perfect CV is an indispensable guide that every job seeker should have.

Online supporting resources for this book include downloadable sample CV layouts and templates.


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1 What is a CV?
2 What is a CV used for?
3 The content of your CV
4 Presentation
5 Guidelines and examples
6 Preparing your own CV
7 Using the internet
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Rebecca Corfield is a leading expert in career management, presentation skills and organisational development. A former President of the National Institute of Career Guidance in the UK, she advises individuals and companies on career issues and personal change. Rebecca is in demand as a conference speaker, trainer and coach and her interview advice for students regularly appears on Times Online.

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