15 steps to build a winning CV

In this video series, Career Coach Liam Horan breaks down the process of CV writing into 15 easily-achievable steps.

A good CV is much more than a toneless, mechanical list of your experiences and achievements. There is an art to it. You need to get in the right mindset and commit to selling yourself. The CV is a sales tool and needs to be treated as such.

Some of the topics covered in the videos include:

  • How to think about your CV as a sales tool
  • Appealing to the needs of the employer
  • Getting the reader’s head nodding early
  • Highlighting key competencies and skills
  • Approaches to the Personal Profile
  • Using the Hobbies section to sell yourself
  • Making impactful changes to your CV

If you follow these 15 steps, you will be well on your way to creating a stand-out CV. Furthermore, you will be developing a frame of mind and set of communication skills that you can bring to any employment opportunity that comes your way.