A CV is you and we cannot stop writing about CVs because they are what give people jobs. If you get the CV right then you are safe. The best and most clear definition of a CV is that it is a means to an end. This mean, a CV shouldn’t be anything close to an autobiography. Keep it professional and as objective as possible. Details of the number of kids you have and your goal of being an entrepreneur 10 years to come are beside the point. It is important to realize that the CV stage is not about giving the HR Managers a good knowledge of who you are – it’s simply about being placed in their “yes” pile, rather than their “no” section.
You’ll have plenty of time to prove how personable, friendly and enthusiastic you are at the interview stage. Here’s some advice and CV writing tips to give you the edge: