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How can I put my CV onto one page?

1 min, 22 sec read
16:30 PM | 18 May 2017
by Tijen Butler
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Employers look for one page CVs so we have compiled top tips to help you easily shorten your CV.

So, how is it possible to fit all your vital information onto a one page CV?

1: Say goodbye to waffle

Keep your sentences simple and to the point. Be sure not to type endlessly, repeating the same point. Remove any extra information that doesn’t reflect exactly what you can do for the employer who will be reading.

2: Use bullet points

The best way to avoid waffling is to bullet point your past experiences, skills and education, followed with the most important and relevant examples. Bullet points will make you stand out, and you can create two columns to save space and briefly highlight what you’re trying to express, such as your key skills.

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