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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 6. Check It Out

This key is all about attention to detail. One of the most ironic things I have ever come across on a CV is someone claiming to have “great attention to detail” in their key skills section and then proceeding to litter the rest of the CV with typos, spelling and grammatical mistakes!

What’s so bad about a few typos?

Admittedly, even the most stringent of news desks on a national paper with a football-sized team of subeditors can slip through a typo now and again, but your CV is far too important a document to run such a risk – particularly as first impressions count and that first impression is the only chance you ...

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