Your guide to a stand out CV

Application Processes
18 - 20 minutes Easy Ben Triggs
Overview
Your CV is often the first impression an employer will have of you, so it's crucial you're making sure that your CV is putting you in your best light. In this module, our application expert Ben gives you everything you need to be thinking about when putting your CV together, as well as giving you a brilliant template to get you started.
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Presenter
Ben Triggs
Ben Triggs
Bright Network, Head of Membership
Ben works with university students, helping them make the best educational and career-related decisions. As Head of Membership at Bright Network, he oversees all the upskilling work the team does on campus and beyond. With a keen interest in commercial awareness, Ben edits Bright Network’s weekly Commercial Awareness updates, which have a readership of 16,000 students/graduates.
Lessons
1. Why is a CV important?
Here we give you everything you need to know about why a CV is important and what employers are looking for when you submit your's as part of an application.
2 - 3 minutes
2. The ideal format
With the average recruiter spending only 10 seconds on your initial CV review, it's crucial you lay out all your information in an easy to digest format, highlighting your key skills. We've got everything you need to know to make the best impression.
12 - 15 minutes
3. Key tips
Ben gives you some final tips to make sure your CV is the best it can be.
2 - 3 minutes
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