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

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1Dream a little dream

High impact CVs reflect precisely what you’re looking to achieve from your career. So, before putting pen to paper, consider what you want from the work you do.

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? Moreover, how do you presently feel about your career? Is it moving along nicely? Going well but not well enough? Stalled?

Here are twelve questions that are designed to help you get a handle on the state of your career. Don’t feel you have to answer each question in painstaking detail, simply go for those that seem the most relevant or intriguing:

1.   In what elements of your career have you been most successful? And least successful?

2.   What aspects of your career have you enjoyed the most? And the least? ...

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