CV Writing: Things Recruiters Want to Hear

The most troubling question that bugs one when preparing a CV is “What do I need to say to get this job?” Only a few are able to figure out exactly what to say and that’s why expert CV writers exist, to help you sculpt your CV into a perfect representation of your person.

So, what do recruiters want to hear?

 “I’m confident in what I bring to the table.” The fore part of your CV needs to say this clearly. Introduce yourself sufficiently. Intrigue the reader enough for he/she to want to know more about you. Don’t exaggerate, be unique, be professional and go straight to the point.

“I’m academically qualified for this post.” The recruiter wants to know that you have a solid academic background to enable you to carry out the task with all excellence. Be sure to include all those courses you  have taken that you think may give you an upper hand over other applicants. This may be the perfect moment to mention that management course you took last year, or that community service short course. If the knowledge applies to the post in question, flaunt it!

“My past professional experience has led me to this moment.” Unless it’s an entry level post, the recruiter prefers someone who has rich experience in a similar or related post. Nobody wants to spend too much money on  training. If you’re the kind of guy who needs no training  to start the job, be sure your chances of getting hired are higher than anybody’s. Therefore, remember to include any professional experiences that could help build your case. Capitalise on past roles and achievements that paint you as a professionally dependable individual.

“The shoe fits like a glove.” You need to prove that you’re the perfect person for the post. Showcase your unique capabilities that marry with the responsibilities of the post. Leave the recruiters with no option but to give you that all-important call.

“Pick me or else your competitor will.” Are you a valuable asset? Prove it.   Are you the type of employee who comes up with the next big thing in your field? If yes, you need to show them what they’re missing. Don’t leave out any innovations you have come up with in the past, whether they were successful or not. Even some of your failures may  prove how creative and smart you are.

There you have it, those are some of the things recruiters are looking to hear from the right man or woman for the job. If your CV isn’t saying these things, you need help. You cannot continue gambling  with your future. Contact us for expert help and let us help you sculpt the perfect CV.

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