CV Tips

The CV Pack's Top Tips:

  • A CV should never exceed 2 pages
  • Keep position entries as bullet points
  • Don’t exceed 7/8 bullets per position
  • Keep entries to 2 lines maximum
  • Remove content that doesnt add value (That includes GCSE results from 10 years ago)
  • Established career? That internship from 2002 doesn’t need to be included
  • Provide metrics and key achievements
  • Highlight any languages
  • Detail technical skills
  • Entrepreneurial background? Let people know!
  • Detail societies and memberships from University
  • Include University Sports / Positions of leadership
  • Voluntary positions and part-time positions should be included, unless you have relevant internships
  • Show off good grades!
  • Keep the length to one page max!