Many big firms and established recruitment agencies are using software to recruit staff so how can you CV format UK – beat the CV computer at their own game. That’s easy read on….The internet is clustered with millions of sites offering professional business services. These include hundreds of thousands of local, regional and national recruiters. Over the last few years there has been a demand in professionally formatted CV’s, resumes, introductions and covering letters. Therefore you have seen the introduction of CV Formatting companies. They will assemble your CV/resume dependant on your professional background / career.
The charges vary – again based on the layout structure & design but let’s STOP a moment are we talking of manual CV formatting or computer generated CV’s or even templates – only they are aware of this. All this can be avoided by signing up with a local recruitment agency such as Nimble recruitment – take for example the proprietor he has an accumulation of IT, Recruitment, Sales, Marketing, Business and much more to enable clients and candidates feel more comfortable with our professional services.
Attempting to format your own CV/Resume – is down to personal experience but to overcome the 21st century software & computers you will need to undertake some research on KEWORDS.
- Job title,
- Professional associations
- Voluntary or Charity Work
- Language Skills
- Professional Social Media
- Software related abilities
- Mentoring, Training, Management, Leadership
Typical example of the above criteria would be as follows (● Software related abilities)
KEYWORDS: Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver,
BONUS:, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft 365, MS Cloud Data
Wrote, edited, and maintained online client user manuals using Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and created business website comprising of Flash header & HTML
There are various KEYORDS you can use – it is a minefield of options and down to personal and professional preference. In reference to the above, additional keywords which may be suitable depending on the layout of your CV and paragraph are:
- Achieved, ● built, ● compiled, ● developed, ● evaluated, ● facilitated, ● generated, ● handled,
- implemented, ● maximized, ● organized, ● planned, ● revamped, ● strategized, ● transformed,
- updated, ● worked,
The more keywords you include, the more you will appear to be a good match. That so called match is noticed by our digital friends: COMPUTERS. Generally, databases will fail to identify those who do not meet all the identified ‘keywords’ and those who incorporate most or all of the keywords will certainly appear the strongest applicant on paper and be the first to be called for interview. If you can, throughout a 2-3 page CV/Resume try to have at least 20-25 KEYWORDS incorporated throughout. Nevertheless do not hesitate to ask me, the consultants or Nimble Recruitment in general for advice our aim is to look for the best jobs in the local area you live.