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GUIDELINES FOR A TRADITIONAL CV

NAME

Address

Telephone number

Date of birth

EDUCATION

List in reverse chronological order your education to date. This will include university, FE if you have completed courses in an FE college and lastly, school.

Add details about your course including details of your courses, projects and outside subjects e.g.

1996-2000 University of Abertay Dundee BA Accountancy
  Subjects studied -  
  Projects -  
  Other detail -  
     
1995-1996 Langland College of Further Education HNC Business Studies
  Subjects studied:  
  Projects  
     
1989-1995 Homelea Secondary School, Hilltown, Glasgow, G76 8GK  
  CSYS:  
  Highers:  
  Standard Grades:  
  Modules:  

WORK EXPERIENCE

List in reverse chronological order your work experience to date. Add detail about the tasks you undertook, your achievements and the skills you developed. e.g.

June 1999-September 99 Safebury Retail Administrative and IT Assistant Duties in this post included data input, telephone work and general administration. I helped set up a staff rota on computer using IT skills. This job demanded and further developed strong communication, team working and organisational skills.

OTHER EXPERIENCE

This section could include time spent on voluntary activities or a year out.

SKILLS

This section should include information on your IT skills, any language skills, and any other relevant skills (such as laboratory skills)

OTHER TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS

This section could account for other training in areas such as IT

INTERESTS

List your interests and give some details about them

REFEREES

List two referees, usually one from university and one from work

You now have an option. There are two template CVs. One is traditional, like the one above, and excludes the career and skills profile. The other is skills based. Go now to the CV template that suits you and your experience.

bullet Examples of CV's