The Successful CV

This is a practical guided programme to support you to create an effective CV. It covers both biographical and skills based CVs.

The objective of a CV is to get the interview

Are you tired of being rejected for jobs before you even have an interview?

Without a great CV you will not even get your foot in the door. A professional and well written CV is the key to getting the job you want. This programme will guide you step by step through creating your CV, plus the preliminary steps to help you prepare for interview.

You will receive practical and relevant advice from an expert who has been short-listing candidates since 1989 and helping people create CVs since 1997.
Your CV is not intended to list everything you did at every position. It is a top-line, highlights document intended to quickly give the reader an honest sense of your skills, where you've been and where you're going. It's not a biography. If it gets your phone to ring, it has done its job well.


“This programme is full of first class hints and tips, many of which I've never come across anywhere else”. Martin

"Thank you. I am working my way through it and finding it very useful already" Fiona

"The good thing about this programme is that it asks all the relevant questions for you. Otherwise you would have to think up the questions yourself and then find the answers as well! Basically, I thought it was really good; it didn't feel like hard work. Before you know it, from answering the questions, you soon have more than enough information to build your CV with. The advice is really good, and it raises a lot of points I had never considered previously, such as writing "would like a job with good opportunities for career progression" etc., which obviously sounds bad to the employer. I guess it is an insight into how a potential employer might view an application. The best thing, in my opinion, is the secret world of achievement bullets!" Danny

"I found this guide really useful. I really like how the questions helped to extract the important points from each job I have had. From that it was easy to see a common thread from the jobs I have done and the skills/attributes which were required to achieve things within those positions" Jo

“This programme has been very helpful and informative”. Stephen

Intended Audience: Professionals, Graduates, Career changers, Career Returners

Welcome
Introduction
What Job do you want?
2 Useful Handouts
What type of CV is right for you?
Handout of the Slides for part 1
Key words
Career History
Career History Form
Achievement Statements
Achievement Statements
Action Words
Education, qualifications & training
Interests
Personal Details
Profile/ Summary
Create your 1st draft
Handout of the Slides for part 2
SAMPLE CVs
Style and Layout
Review
Handout of the Slides for part 3
Using your CV
Handout of the Slides for part 4
Skills Based CV - part 1
Skills Based CV - part 2
Skills Based CV - part 3
Handout of the Slides for Skills Based CV
ADD ON A CV REVIEW

What's included

  • 18 Video Lessons
  • 12 Text Lessons

  • Works on all devices
  • Certificate of completion

Denise Taylor

Instructor