Contractor CV Writing

CV Writing Contents:

^ TopHow to write a Killer CV

Effective CV writing for contractors
The impact your CV makes determines whether you get asked for an interview. This article introduces all the aspects of writing high impact targeted CVs.

How to write a killer CV and get hired
If you want to get hired you need a great CV to secure an interview. Find out what should be included and how to effectively sell yourself.

How to structure a CV for high impact
Your CV needs to be structured in a highly impactful way to impress the reader and secure you an interview. Find out how.

How to target your CV and get hired
Learn how to target your CV to appplications increasing your chances of getting hired.

How to write a targetted profile on your cv
Tips for tuning your profile to directly target the position and ultimately getting you an interview.

How to write an achievement on your CV
How to write impressive achievements on your CV to secure interviews.

Contractor CVs and résumés: a guide to alternative formats
Contractors are encouraged to prepare CVs in a high impact format to maximise chances of securing an interview. But alternative formats are emerging.

10 must-have features of a killer CV
A good CV can be the difference between a successful contracting career and years spent being overlooked. Here are ten features of a killer CV.

^ TopCommon mistakes made

10 common mistakes when writing a CV
A bad CV will prevent you from getting the interview even if you are the best person for the role. Here we explain the 10 common mistakes people make.

Why a generalised CV does not get you hired
Using a single CV for all job applications is not the most effective approach. Find out why

^ TopExamples: Before and after

Cvs deconstructed: applying the killer CV technique - case study 1
We deconstruct a real CV and suggest changes to improve the impact and chance of getting to an interview.

Cvs deconstructed: applying the killer CV technique - case study 2
We deconstruct a real CV and suggest changes to improve the impact and chance of getting to an interview.

Cvs deconstructed: applying the killer CV technique - case study 3
We deconstruct a real CV and suggest changes to improve the impact and chance of getting to an interview.

^ TopCV Template

Free killer CV template - download and use this to secure interviews
This Word template will show you exactly how to format your CV to target the position and give you the best chance of success.