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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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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I have to put my date of birth on my CV?

Absolutely not. The Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 made age discrimination illegal in the recruitment process which means that, in theory, you should not be turned down for a job because of your age, thus eradicating the need to include your date of birth.

Q: Do I have to include my home address on my CV?

Your home address is part of the basic information the employer needs to know about you (alongside your name and contact details) but increasingly more and more people are citing identity fraud as a reason to leave this out of their CVs. Although identity fraud is a valid concern – particularly when submitting CVs to online sites – the actual occurrences ...

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