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CV Writing

Browse Monster's expert CV Advice:
What do recruiters hate to see on a CV? CVs with errors such as spelling could make an employer see you as a person with a poor eye for detail. See some other examples of things recruiters hate here.
Awesome words to use on your CV Using certain words in a CV can grab the readers attention & highlight what you've got to put on the table if employed by them. View some great CV words now!
Making your CV more effective - Video advice In this video, we give you some tips on how to make your CV more effective so that when it's viewed by employers, they will be impressed. Watch the video now!
Spring clean your CV Your CV serves as a summary of who you are and your experiences. It's vital to get it right so employers can see how much you stand out. Learn how you can here.
What is a CV? The term 'Curriculum Vitae', commonly abbreviated to CV, can be literally translated as 'course of life'.

CV Template

Browse Monster's collection of Free CV Templates
The Monster CV template With employers skimming through lots of CVs, making sure yours stands out and highlights your skills is vital. Use our free CV templates to create yours now.
The 'Classic' Work Based CV Template Work based CV templates focus more on your career achievements and the skills you can add to the employing organisation. View the template here.
The 'Designer' Skill Based CV Template Browse unique CV templates by visiting one of UK's leading job boards today. Download fantastic CV templates for free and start creating your own now!
The 'Modern' Combination CV Template The modern CV template draws the employers attention to your most relevant skills. Download a free copy of the template now and start creating a CV!
Industry CV Templates An industry focused CV will stop your application looking generic while showing skills you can bring to a business. View downloadable industry CV templates here

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