An employer Your CV will be the might only glance first thing an at your CV so it employer sees about has to immediately you – make sure impress– word everything is spelt processed on white correct, it’s clean, 80 ROOKERY LANE • HOLCOMBE BROOK • BURY • BL0 7XV paper using black everything is up to T e l e p h o n e 0 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 • E - m a i l [email protected] type. date and it represents you well. PERSONAL STATEMENT A conscientious and motivated individual who is punctual and efficient in completing all tasks to set deadlines. A team player, able to forge and develop effective working relationships, through effective people skills. Ambitious, hard-working and able to achieve successful outcomes through working with own initiative and a can-do approach. Able to demonstrate a flexible attitude, meet and exceed challenges, and make a positive difference to a job role. I have enjoyed working in IT and would like to pursue my career in a Business/IT environment. MARK SMYTHE EDUCATION Include e-mail This can be (only if you Bury School GCSEs: the most check it 1999 – 2003 English (B). Maths (C), Science (B,B), History (E), Art (D) difficult regularly) and part and make sure it is ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: should a professional BTEC Intermediate ICT (Distinction) normally be email address! left to last. No x’s! WORK HISTORY/WORK EXPERIENCE No more than 6 January 2007 – October 2010: SALES ASSISTANT (part-time) lines. Argos: 5 Highfield Road, Bury List Education Summary Serving customers and of what you Working in a team Employment offer and Handling cash separately and what you in date order, Stocking shelves are seeking. listing the most SKILLS recent High level of retail and customer understanding job/school or High level of shopper marketing, PR, category and sales expertise college first. Effective in working with and communicating with people at all levels Excellent organisational skills. Creative flair for marketing and publicity materials If you have any specific skills on general skills put them hereACHIEVEMENTS especially if they are relevant to St John’s Ambulance Brigade First Aid Certificate (2001) the job you want to do Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award (2006) Employee of the month twice at Argos Full British driving license PADI open water diving qualification INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES Scuba diving, music, gym/keep fit, squash, swimming, reading, socialising, rock climbing REFERENCES John Brown: Sales Manager Argos Bury BL6 7YT Tel: 0161xxxxxx Try to keep your CV to 2 pages, include as much information as you can but keep it relevant. Your referee isn’t someone who is related to you but usually your past employer or a teacher who knew you particularly well, like your form tutor Kathy Ellwood 26 Weaver Street Bury BD4 7QW Tel: 0161xxxxxx Remember to include a section on your interests and hobbies, these show ambition and creativity. Try to make sure you are able to include some interesting pastimes, not just socialising!