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CV Handbook – CV Advice from Recruitment Experts

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Cpl has been helping people find new job opportunities for over 30 years and in that time we’ve looked at a lot of CVs. We know what works, what doesn’t work and what will get you the job interviews you actually want.

CV Advice from Cpl's Recruitment Experts

Our free CV Handbook, which has been updated for 2020, gathers all that information into one place. Some of the topics covered in this CV guide include:

  • How to write about work experience – what to include and what to leave out

  • How to format your CV and a strong CV format example

  • Tips on how to tailor your CV for each job

  • How to write a good personal statement that will help you stand out from the crowd

  • CV basics including how long your CV should be and the font sizes and font types employers prefer

  • What to put on your CV if you’ve been out of work to Covid-19

  • References and cover letter advice

Our CV Handbook also has a free CV template which you can download and edit. Access all this and more by clicking below.

Download Cpl's CV Handbook