1. Your CV need to show your unique blend of skills and experience. Include
    successes,conflict resolution, problem solving or managerial
  2. Keep your CV simple.
  3. State a clear objective for applying.
  4. Don‘t write a CV that fits a broad range of professions. Taylor the CV to the industry and pinpoint the aspects of your experience match the role you are seeking
  5. Highlight key skills, experiences etc that will make you stand out from the crowd.
  6. Describe achievements instead of listing duties, E.g. “ordered and
    replenished stock daily” sounds more like a job description. Rather write
    what you achieved; e.g closely monitored sales trend to aid in replenishing
    stock: reduced out of stock by 19%.
  7. Phrases like ‘responsible for ordering stock’ can make your
    CV read like a job description. Instead, describe what you did
    and what the positive outcome was, like, ‘by closely
    monitoring sales trends and stock levels, I reduced out of
    stock instances by 21%’.
  8. Avoid errors at all costs. Check and recheck for typos, grammar, conflicting information such as dates, incorrect email address and phone number.
  9. Regularly update your CV to match your current educational and
    professional qualifications
  10. Keep it short. Have no more than 2 pages.
  11. Include references