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Top tips for writing your CV

CVs come in all shapes and sizes and the format it will take will be down to you and the type of job you are applying for. Whatever format it takes however, you need to persuade potential employers that you have the right skills for the job. Check out our top tips below for writing your CV.

There are plenty of resources on MyCareerHub, check out the CV Booklet for hints, tips and CV and cover letter examples. There is also advice on cover letters and LinkedIn profiles, crucial in the application process. 

If you'd like your CV to be reviewed by a Careers Adviser please make an appointment via MyCareerHub. Please note: If you're applying for a mandatory placement that is part of your course then book an appointment with your Placement Coordinator, when writing CVs for all other roles, book an appointment with a Careers Adviser.

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