How to write a CV for a job you desire is an easy thing to do. You only need to keep in mind a few main ideas. And you have to focus on writing for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Your CV needs be relevant to the particular job that you want. Everything you write has to be aimed at increasing your chances. So, don't add irrelevant pieces of information or other any other items that could distract the recruiter. Here's what you have to know about how to write a CV for a job: 1: Add your full name and contact information On the very first page, in the upper left corner, please add your full name, your physical address, your primary email address and a phone number. In addition, you can also add one more phone number, your birthday and your nationality. 2: Add a profile section The profile section in your CV is like an "about me" page. Its aim is to describe your career goals and personality in a concise way. It should contain less than 7 phrases. Mention your personality traits, your career goals and the kind of company you are looking for and why. 3: Write about your professional experience Your professional experience is probably the most important thing in your CV. The recruiter prefers people who have experience in doing the work that they will be required to perform. 4: Your education level Mention all the degrees you have. Write your speciality, the beginning and the end dates for each education milestone and any other relevant information. 5: List your awards and other achievements Your list of awards, diplomas and achievements show that you are a competitive hard working person who is among the best in his or her field. 6: Expand on your language skills List all the languages you know. Mention your level for all the 3 main skills of language learning: writing, reading and speaking. 7: Type your computer skills and qualifications Do you know how to use a computer? What do you know to do with your computer? The answers to these questions will be enough for this section. 8: List your hobbies Your hobbies tell to your future employer what kind of person you are in your spare time. They like people who have a life outside work. Your future colleagues will not be only the people you work with. They will also be your future friends. 9: Add a 2 or 3 referees The referees are important people who know you and who know about your expertise level in a particular field. A referee can be your boss from a previous job, a respected person from the university you attended or someone who simply knows you personally. Make sure your referees know that you put their name in your CV. This is because they will be probably be contacted by your future employer.