YOUR CV IS YOUR ‘SHOWCASE’
It is a particularly shocking fact that 95% of CVs received are binned within seconds of
receipt! So many missed opportunities and a wasteful loss of exceptional talent for employers
and sadly, so preventable!
Why? Because in 99.9% of cases it is just down to a poorly written or presented CV, which is
quickly picked out and discarded (especially with the onset computer analytics).
It is strangely ironic that people who endeavoured in life to develop themselves, spent years
studying and qualifying and worked so hard to build up their skills and experience, then put so
little time or thought into the one tool necessary to ‘showcase’ it all! A quality CV....and that’s
a real pity because it’s no one’s fault!
When applying for anything in life most of us are simply set in our ways, conditioned to blindly
follow traditional ‘rules’ and as a result end up with a CV that is uninspiring and will do nothing
for them. Little doubt they are dedicated and highly skilled people but not everyone is a
natural born salesperson! And a CV is primarily a sales document designed to sell you, your
unique set of skills and competences.