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High Impact CVs: 52 brilliant ideas for making your résumé sensational by John Middleton

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40Is your CV fitter than you?

A reminder that although a high impact CV might earn you an interview, it won’t get you the job.

Even in these politically correct times, there’s ample evidence to suggest that career success is more likely to go to those who look and dress the part.

Had Clint Eastwood’s Dirty Harry been a tough-talking HR manager, he would have told us straight: a CV’s got to know its limitations. And the big limitation is this. Your CV might be the product of hours of concentrated effort and may have attained a level of visual perfection to match Michelangelo’s David or Keira Knightley’s ‘Guinevere’. However, just as the Wizard of Oz, Harry Lime and Harry Potter’s adversary Lord Voldemort eventually put in an appearance, so ...

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