CV Design.The design of your CV is actually quite important.
Most CV’s that are used however tend to be a “bolt on”. This is where you have an old CV and you simply add on more work history.
This is a big mistake and will cost you dearly.
You see, when you where a clerk or eight years ago when you joined the company it would have been acceptable to present a junior CV to the hiring manager. But now you have more experience and want a higher salary.
Using your OLD CV design, may cost you.
CV Design – why is this important
Employers will look at your overall abilities. You wouldn’t want to hear “nice applicant, shame about his CV though!”
The solution is to make sure you fully update your CV before you apply for any jobs. Do not “bolt on”, we all know it’s quick and easy, but like most things in life the more effort you apply the more pay back you’ll receive.
Search for professional CV writers, if you need help. A few dollars spent can have a big return. We recommend www.CVNow.co.nz for CV writing they are one of New Zealands leading CV writing businesses.
Try to think about what you would expect that an industy CV would look like, if you work in a creative industry it can lean to including images and design, or for exec’ roles it is likley to be a CV Design that works around achievement will work better. If possible create a couple of designs to see which one represents you best. ( ask for an opinion before you start sending out CV’s)
Looking for help, advice try www.cvnow.co.nz for CV Design.