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Do Good Chats: Expert’s tips on writing a standout CV

Posted by | March 30, 2021 | Ask an expert, Career changers, CVs and cover letters, Do Good Chats, For your career, Job hunters, Looking for work

CV writing is an art that literally pays when you get it right!

This month I talk with Ben Shaw from Successful Resumes who has helped craft over 2,200 CVs over the past few years for clients from all around New Zealand, across every sector. He knows a thing or two about what NOT to do on your CV, how to get it right, and why you might want to invest in calling in the experts to help.

We discussed:

🔸 The importance of adding in the results or outcomes you’ve been responsible for. [2:47]

🔸 Skills-based CVs, the power of keywords and evidencing these [6:55]

🔸 How many tweaks do you really need to make to your CV for each job application? [9:08]

🔸 How you can make your CV shine with an outcomes focus [13:00]

🔸 What people do wrong in their CVs [16:15]

🔸 LinkedIn in for job hunting [20:45]

🔸 Why you should invest in getting someone to help you write your CV [22:55]

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