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A collection of cv building, careers, job hunting and cover letters that you would need to get your job.
A way of presenting yourself in a CV is to write in a passive manner without using ‘I’ or your name. Example: Keen to pursue a career in Training and currently conducting sessions at XYZ institute. A work experience placement in “How to motivate your trainees and help them pave their way towards the future”. Bulleted lists sound objective and clear, and can steer you away from the temptation to write a mini essay about yourself. Before: In this post, I volunteered to provide IT training to colleagues in my department and others. I also did the induction training for new members of the team. After: Volunteered to provide IT training to administration colleagues and inducted new members into the team. Use Positive Language Before: My duties included serving customers at the cafe. I had to handle cash and keep the area tidy. I had to work under pressure. After: developed customer service skills handled large sums of money; responsible for cashing up and balancing shift takings worked under pressure during holiday periods initiated happy hour promotion, resulting in 30 per cent increase in sales supervisory responsibility for new temporary staff Use Power Verbs & Adjectives Such as: Powerful Verbs: Powerful adjectives: Achieved Adaptable Developed Analytical Managed Determined Demonstrated Logical Conducted Resourceful Planned Precise Organised Supportive Improved Capable
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