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CV Preparation Advice

It is accepted that a CV should be no longer than 2 pages long. Whilst we agree with this principle for non-technical roles, this doesn’t provide enough detail for someone with a technical skillset.

Even if Human Resources are coordinating the recruitment project, at some stage, a technical person will be assessing your CV for suitability. Technical people are generally analytical by nature and so will want to see much more technical detail in your CV. Try not to write War and Peace but, by the same token, don’t be afraid to go to 4 or 5 pages.

To make as much impact as possible, tailor your CV to the specific role you are applying. Think about what the employer is looking for in a candidate and arrange your most relevant skills and experiences as early as possible in the CV. This will demonstrate how you meet the most important requirements of the job. We recommend you lay out your CV in the following way :

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