5 Ways to Boost Your Entry Level CV Infographic
Writing a CV can be challenging, especially if you are writing one for the first time and don’t have much experience to include. StandOut CV have created this handy infographic showing 5 ways you can boost your own school leaver CV and gain your first step on the career ladder.
The first step needed to write a strong entry level CV, is to gain some easy-access experience, which is essentially work experience you can gain without landing a job first. Some good examples of such experience are voluntary work, school or university work placements and freelance work online.
Another excellent way to strengthen your CV, is by enrolling in a vocational course and adding it your CV. It’s a great way to show that you’ve committed to a specific industry and you can detail the skills you are learning. You don't have to have completed the course before you can add it your CV - you can simply state the finish date to give an indication of when you will be qualified,
Personal projects can also make a great addition to a junior CV, such as writing an online blog, creating an online work portfolio or organising events. To ensure that your CV gains maximum exposure, you should upload your CV to plenty of job board CV databases to become searchable by thousands of recruiters and network regularly on LinkedIn to hunt down opportunities.
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