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How to create a stunning CV

It is the contained quality that stands out a CV, not the volume of its size

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Now try to understand this: in a world where originality seems to be on its way to extinction, admiration cannot be detached from that which still has what it takes to be deemed original. And you should know that where admiration is present, attention cannot be found wanting.

Is attention not one of the goal that is intended by a Curriculum Vitae? Or is it not an advantage over others if your CV compels admiration?

A writer once wrote that: "imitation is limitation." And if this is true as it is known to every clear thinking person, then a CV born out of the norm carries limitation within its page.

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So how is it possible for one to create a CV void of limitations when it seems like everybody is copying everybody? Is it possible for one to create a stunning CV that stands him out from the crowd? Yes is my answer to you; but first, you need to ask yourself this:

How can I create a stunning CV?

1. Becreative: Creativity is a beautiful thing, and that which is beautiful cannot be disdained. You are creating a CV not photocopying. Conformity should be relegated from your mind. it is a CV and I know that, but your style should be yours alone. You know what a CV should contain right? Now when next you're creating one, make it look interesting by being creative.

2. Use Internet tools for creating CV: the commercial world is spinning fast, and for you, lagging behind is not a good thing. One must be sure footed if he or she wishes to scale through. Making good use of already made platforms is an infallible guide to the achieving that. It is like standing on the shoulders of giants. Browse the Internet and check out these tools, your gratefulness would be boundless hen you do.

What are the tools for Creating Stunning CV?

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  • CV maker
  • My perfect resume
  • Kickresume
  • Visualize.me
  • Doyoubuzz
  • Resume.com
  • Online Cv Generator
  • LiveCareer
  • Resunate
  • Jobspice
  • Howtowritearesume.net

3. Use design principle in creating a stunning CV: Not everybody can do this personally, but if you can learn it, or get help to do it, then that would be wonderful. Use design principle by giving your CV the needed attention. But while you do, remember to always make your CV clean and simple. For the greatest sophistication lies in simplicity.

4. Precision: It is a CV you are creating, not a contract document. You should come to understand that it is not the volume of your CV that makes it stand out, but the quality of its content. Be detailed and exact. Do not try to impress by inputting that which is not necessary, because it is not of you to determine the impressiveness of your CV. Remember, detailed and exact!

5. Be expressive and honest in your CV: Employers are readers and readers admire expressive people. Your CV should not be mechanical in any way whatsoever. Yes, it should be detailed and exact but then, let yourself be expressed in it. And while you do, let honesty be your own shield. Resist the temptation of making rich your CV with qualifications and experiences that are not yet yours, you never can tell how inquisitive your employer can be.

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What are the common curriculum vitae mistakes?

1. One survey of employers found the following mistakes were most common

2. Spelling and grammar 56% of employers found this

3. Not tailored to the job 21%

4. Length not right & poor work history 16%

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5. Poor format and no use of bullets 11%

6. No accomplishments 9%

7. Contact & email problems 8%

8. Objective/profile was too vague 5%

9. Lying 2%

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10.Having a photo 1%

11. Listing personal hobbies and using abbreviations 3%

Remember to choose a sensible email address.

One survey found that 76% of CVs with unprofessional email addresses are ignored.

Here are some funny email addresses that you should NOT use:

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slayqueen@yahoo.com

linda:hottestchick@gmail.com

rincesspepperdemgang@yahoo.com

softkingdare@yahoo.com

victorthemoneylord@yahoo.com

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In conclusion, I would advise you to make good use of these tips when next you are creating a CV; that is if you intend creating for yourself a Stunning CV. And when you are done creating, try see if there's room for comparison with the previous ones you've done before now.

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