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Here’s a number of useful resources that will provide you with important education related information:

How To Write A Good CV

A quality CV is the key to attracting the interest of any potential employer and will ensure that you stand out from other applicants for the role that you have applied for. It is important to remember that prospective employees will be asking themselves the following questions:

Is the candidate suitably qualified for the job?
Does the candidate have the necessary experience and formal training for the role?
Does the candidate appear to be someone who we want to interview for the role and find out more about?
First impressions are everything and it is vital that your first impression is a lasting one.

An effective CV should be:

Concise and to the point ideally no longer than 2 pages
Clean and presented simply with clear headings
Your CV should communicate your education, skills and experience in bullet point format
Relevant to the position you have applied for
Inclusive of referee contact details
Grammatically correct

An effective CV should include:

Personal Information
Opening Statement
Career Summary
Employment History
Interests and skills that are relevant to the role you are applying for

Please make sure that you read thoroughly through your CV to ensure that there are no errors and that you have included all the relevant information that a prospective employer will look for.