7 months ago - Nadhirah Afiqah

CVs To Stand Out

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​CVs To Stand Out

Mistakenly many think that the purpose of a CV is to get employed. However, the main goal of sending this document is to intrigue employers and make them say “I want to interview this person!”

A cover letter is a single-page letter that you include with your job application. Actually, a cover letter will add an advantage to a resume.

This is because, a resume is of a limited value to the hiring managers without a cover letter for context. Your cover letter can likewise clarify things that your resume can’t.

It should provide a brief introduction to your key skills and experiences and highlight how you are suitable for the job you are applying for.

A lot has been said about CV sections or structures that can easily be found online. So we will not re-iterate what has been shared many times.

Although there is no silver bullet, we would like to share with you tips that will help you in your efforts to stand out. We divided the tips into 3 groups depending on your current needs:

Each cover letter ought to be custom-made to the individual job application. You don't need to begin from scratch every time. You can modify the cover letter's content to best reflect what makes you a perfect contender when you're trying to apply for that job position.

Before you continue, here are some online tools to help you along the way

Resume.com

​Resume.io

CakeResume

CVMaker

Kickresume

Canva

Resume Builder (Android)

Resume Builder (iOS)


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Nadhirah Afiqah- Marketing Assistant