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									                                       An example of a good CV

                                                 G D Sport
                                           222 Basketball Court                     All the contact details,
                                                  My City                           including phone
                                                                                    numbers, are provided,
                                                My County                           so the employer can get
                                                MY11 1BB                            in touch easily.
                                         Telephone: 01111 xxx xxx
                                          Mobile: 07777 xxx xxx
                                        e-mail: gdsport@bbc.co.uk

Education can be                                                                    The headings are clear
listed as the first or                                                              and easy to read.
second heading on
the CV, based on         1997 – 2004
how important            City High School: 10 GCSEs
education and
qualifications are to
the job.                 Employment/Work Experience

                         August 2004 – to date                                      Try to avoid having gaps
                                                                                    in the employment
                         Assistant Manager, Big Shot Sporting Goods                 history if possible. If
                         Worked as a sales assistant, managed the staff rota and    there are gaps due to a
                                                                                    return to education or a
The spacing is neat      organised special promotional events                       break for travel, list
and tidy.                                                                           those events as part of
                                                                                    the CV and be prepared
                         May 2004 – August 2004                                     to discuss them at an
                         Took a leave of absence to train and compete in a          interview.

The information on
                         basketball competition in America
the CV is well-
organised and written
in chronological order
                         July 2003 – May 2004
with the most recent     Sales Assistant, Big Shot Sporting Goods
experiences listed       Assisted customers with purchases, operated the till and
first and then going
back in time.            set up retail displays.

                         June 2002 – June 2003
                         Sales Assistant, King Pin Bowling Alley
                         Assisted customers with shoe hire, organised lane
                         bookings and made arrangements for parties.
                                                                                    This is a chance to show
                         Interests/Achievements                                     personal qualities that
                                                                                    can be of interest to an
                         I play competitive basketball and enjoy bowling and        employer. Include
                                                                                    interests that an
                         keeping fit. I am currently working towards the Duke of    employer may also
The references do        Edinburgh Bronze Award.                                    value.
not need to be listed
but the employer can
see that they can be     References                                                 This CV was printed out
provided if                                                                         on good quality white
                         Available on request


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