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Get that Job with the Right CV will teach you how to write the best
possible CV to land that perfect job. It covers everything from
layout and format, through to perfecting a jargon-free writing
style, avoiding common pitfalls and tailoring your CV to different
jobs. Julie Gray's in-depth professional advice and friendly
style will guide you through every step of the CV writing process
with humour and practicality and give you real confidence to
effectively showcase your skills to employers.
Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and added
Not got much time?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for
success, based on the author's many years of experience.Test
Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.
Extend your knowledge
Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of how to
get your CV right.Five things to remember
Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.
Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to
Julie Gray is a professional CV writer who writes tailored CVs for the UK's leading CV service, The CV Centre. She also has a wealth of experience writing for corporations, agencies and small and medium enterprises, as well as individuals.
Section 1: INTRODUCTION Chapter 1: How this book can help you to write or refine your CV Section 2: PREPARING Chapter 2: First steps getting the basic details together. Chapter 3: Making it personal working out what makes you different. Section 3: WRITING Chapter 4: Knowing your true value how to SHORTlist your best points. Chapter 5: Being selective understanding what employers really want to know. Section 4: REFINING Chapter 6: Writing well - effective language that will make you stand out. Chapter 7: True lies when does marketing yourself strongly turn into deceit? Chapter 8: Honest spin the right words to help smooth over trouble spots. Chapter 9: Using jargon what to include, when to explain and things to avoid. Section 5: TARGETING Chapter 10: Being specific part I fitting a CV to the industry you want to work in. Chapter 11: Being specific part II fitting a CV to the type of job you want. Section 6: PRESENTING Chapter 12: Laying out what should your finished CV actually look like? Chapter 13: Formats paper, PC and alternatives; factors to consider. Section 7: USING Chapter 14: Staying fresh feedback and continuous improvement. Chapter 15: Being consistent living up to a great CV at interview. Chapter 14: Complementing your CV covering letters and application forms. Section 8: FURTHER HELP Chapter 17: Enhancing your employability when nothing else works Chapter 18: Further resources.