A Guardian Jobs guide to writing a CV | The 8.8 second CV challenge

Kirstin on Fullback and Friends | 8.8 seconds, that is the timeframe you have to wow a prospective employer when it comes to reviewing your CV for the first time. So how do you make those 8.8 seconds count, and convince an employer to move your CV across to the ‘to be considered’ pile. Accessible information, concise statements that provide strong supporting evidence is key, & a personal profile introducing your background/achievements is an ideal way to grab the readers attention.


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