WHAT IS IN A

GOOD CV?

What Must Accompany Your CV?

Latest Payslip (If Applicable)

Highest Qualification

What Must Accompany Your CV?

Latest Payslip (If Applicable)

Highest Qualification

What Must Appear On Your CV?

Personal Information

  1. Full Name
  2. Date of Birth
  3. Gender
  4. Ethnicity
  5. Nationality
  6. Languages
  7. Disabilities
  8. How far are you willing to travel for work
  9. Area of residence
  10. Driver's License & Own Transport
  11. Current / Previous Salary + All Benefits (If Applicable)
  12. Salary Expectations
  13. Availability (Notice Period)

Photo

Head & Shoulder photo (no selfies)

Education: Secondary & Tertiary

Make sure all courses/institution & year info appear.
List all your qualifications also current studies.

Short Courses And In-House Certificates

Make sure all in-house certification and short course info appear.

Computer Literacy

List all the computer programs that you are efficient in.

Professional Memberships / Accreditations / Art Exhibitions

List your professional membership / accreditation / awards / art exhibitions including the year.

Employment Details

List the last 4 positions - Starting with the current.

Make sure to list:

  • Company name
  • Employment Dates (month and year)
  • Position
  • Key responsibilities (at least 15-25)
  • Reasons for leaving

Career Summary

List all your other positions:

  • Positions
  • Company Name
  • Duration

What Must Appear On Your CV?

Personal Information

  1. Full Name
  2. Date of Birth
  3. Gender
  4. Ethnicity
  5. Nationality
  6. Languages
  7. Disabilities
  8. How far are you willing to travel for work
  9. Area of residence
  10. Driver's License & Own Transport
  11. Current / Previous Salary + All Benefits (If Applicable)
  12. Salary Expectations
  13. Availability (Notice Period)

Photo

Head & Shoulder photo (no selfies)

Education: Secondary & Tertiary

Make sure all courses/institution & year info appear.
List all your qualifications also current studies.

Short Courses And In-House Certificates

Make sure all in-house certification and short course info appear.

Computer Literacy

List all the computer programs that you are efficient in.

Professional Memberships / Accreditations / Art Exhibitions

List your professional membership / accreditation / awards / art exhibitions including the year.

Employment Details

List the last 4 positions - Starting with the current.

Make sure to list:

  • Company name
  • Employment Dates (month and year)
  • Position
  • Key responsibilities (at least 15-25)
  • Reasons for leaving

Career Summary

List all your other positions:

  • Positions
  • Company Name
  • Duration