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7 Keys to a Winning CV: How to create a CV that gets results by Mildred Talabi

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Key 2. Get In Order

Now that you have your target in mind, the second key to a CV that works is all about the order – what goes where. The way you arrange the information on your CV should have a nice flow to it, like a good novel or film which tells a continuous story that flows well from beginning to end.

There are three main types of layouts for arranging CVs: chronological, qualifications-based, and the functional or skills-based CV.

1. Chronological CV

With a chronological CV, the emphasis is on your work history and your career progression, therefore everything is listed in reverse date order, i.e. the most recent information ...

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