Following on from our tips on how to put together a fantastic CV (CV Tips) we are delighted to give you an example. Our fictitious CV writer has spent his career in recruitment and sales and is looking for a new opportunity:
4 The Street
I am a dedicated, intelligent sales person and have spent my working career in sales and recruitment in Eastbourne. I have become very knowledgeable in many areas of recruitment in Eastbourne in addition to developing a strong ability to develop business and close sales. Having had several branch manager roles in Eastbourne I am also experienced in managing staff. I am keen to take on a new challenge in recruitment in Eastbourne. I am excellent with computers and find I take quickly to any package presented to me.
2006 - Current
QGR Recruitment, Eastbourne
My key responsibilities in this challenging role include establishing relationships with Eastbourne businesses, as well as organisations further afield, maintaining an excellent working knowledge of vacancies in Eastbourne and recruitment in Eastbourne and ensuring the smooth running of the branch through effective management of my team. Our major focus is Eastbourne recruitment which I believe that I have assisted by making sure that I attend local networking events and conferences. I have been able to drastically improve our Eastbourne business as well as business as a whole. My best achievement has been to create a relationship with Eastbourne Borough Council / East Sussex County Council. We have been able to fill these public sector jobs very effectively.
2000 – 2006
BIE Recruitment, Eastbourne
During my work here we specialised in temporary recruitment in Eastbourne. I was responsible for a team of 10 making sure they remained motivated and effective. I put in place achievable targets and a reward scheme to increase staff morale. I also established excellent relationships with Eastbourne businesses in order to aid with their temporary recruitment in Eastbourne.
1998 – 2000
BIH Recruitment, Eastbourne
I started as a trainee consultant and in just 2 years advanced to a senior consultant position. It was during my time here that I gained knowledge about recruitment in Eastbourne and received a great amount of training including the legal and regulatory aspects of recruitment, management skills and sales. I was also consistently the top sales person for my branch.
1994 – 1998
Senior Advertising Sales Executive
GXK Advertising, Eastbourne
This was my first role after leaving school and I started as a junior in their telesales department and advanced to the position of senior advertising sales executive. My key responsibilities included establishing relationships with Eastbourne companies in order to receive their recruitment advertising. I would also assist my clients with ensuring that their recruitment advertising was effective.
1992 - 1994
Chemistry – A
Theatre Studies – B
Sociology, French, German, Physics, Business Studies, Media Studies} - C
1988 - 1992
Eastbourne High School
10 A to C (including Maths, English and Double Science)
Full clean driving licence and own transport