Improve your Life: How to create an impressive CV

Job hunting could be a daunting process but having a nicely written CV with a compelling cover letter could improve your chances of getting that job.

Have you even considered that the format you used when you first finished school might be out of date, and that there is new information to include and new trends to observe, hence you need to keep updating your CV.

We spoke to Claudette Radyn, Senior Consultant at DAV Professional placement Group about the new trends of writing an impressive CV.

These days definitely less is more, at the end of the day you want to get to the point, what your skills are. You have to start your CV with your most recent career; you’re most recent position because that is probably your best skill. You want to give enough detail so that any person could actually understand what the job entails…”

Claudette Radyn, Senior Consultant

Only go back five years, it is irrelevant what you did ten years ago

Claudette Radyn, Senior Consultant

Here is an inspiring story of Nina Mufleh, who for months tried to get in touch with the company Airbnb through emails and job listings but had no luck. She then decided to create a unique resume that mirrors Airbnb's website.

[Click here to read Nina’s story]( http://www.businessinsider.com/the-resume-that-got-nina-mufleh-job-interviews-with-uber-linkedin-and-airbnb-2015-7 )

Her ideal CV looks like this:

[Nina's CV](http://www.nina4airbnb.com/#!whitepaper/c1e1m )

Listen to the full conversation on The Pippa Hudson Show:


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