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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 3. Engage Your Intro

In business, this section of your CV would be referred to as your elevator pitch, based on the American concept. It works like this: imagine you just entered a lift on the ground floor and the top executive of your dream company walks in behind you. You are both going all the way up to the 10th floor and there is no one else in the lift. This is it; this is the opportunity you have been hoping for. You have thirty seconds to make an impression and hope that he hires you for that dream job. So…what do you say?

In a similar way, most employers make a decision on whether your CV is worth reading or not within the first ...

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