Following on from our tips on how to put together a great CV (CV Tips) we are pleased to give you an example. Our fictitious CV writer has spent his working life in recruitment and sales and is looking for a new job:
4 The Street
I am a dedicated, intelligent sales person and have spent my working life in sales and recruitment in Gatwick. I have become extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of recruitment in Gatwick as well as developing a strong ability to develop business and close sales. Having held several branch manager roles in Gatwick I am also experienced in staff management. I am keen to embrace a new challenge in recruitment in Gatwick. I am excellent with computers and find I take quickly to any package presented to me.
2006 - Current
KET Recruitment, Gatwick
My main responsibilities in this challenging role include establishing relationships with Gatwick businesses, as well as organisations further afield, maintaining a great working knowledge of opportunities in Gatwick and recruitment in Gatwick and ensuring the smooth running of the branch through effective management of my team. Our main focus is Gatwick recruitment which I think that I have helped by making sure that I attend local networking events and conferences. I have been able to dramatically improve our Gatwick business as well as business as a whole. My best achievement has been to create a relationship with Crawley Borough Council / West Sussex County Council. We have been able to fill these public sector jobs very efficiently.
2000 – 2006
KHM Recruitment, Gatwick
During my time here we specialised in temporary recruitment in Gatwick. I was responsible for a team of 6 making sure they remained motivated and effective. I set achievable targets and a reward scheme to improve staff morale. I also established good relationships with Gatwick companies in order to help with their temporary recruitment in Gatwick.
1998 – 2000
PCW Recruitment, Gatwick
I began as a trainee consultant and in only 2 years advanced to a senior consultant position. It was during my time here that I learnt about recruitment in Gatwick and received a great amount of training including the legal and regulatory aspects of recruitment, managing staff skills and sales. I was also frequently the top sales person for my branch.
1994 – 1998
Senior Advertising Sales Executive
XXK Advertising, Gatwick
This was my first position after leaving school and I started as a junior in the telesales department and advanced to the position of senior advertising sales executive. My main responsibilities included maintaining relationships with Gatwick companies in order to receive their recruitment advertising. I would also help my clients with ensuring that their recruitment advertising was effective.
1992 - 1994
Biology – A
Theatre Studies – B
Sociology, French, German, Physics, Business Studies, Media Studies} - C
1988 - 1992
Gatwick High School
10 A to C (including Maths, English and Double Science)
Full clean driving licence and own transport