Following on from our advice on how to put together a excellent CV (CV Tips) we are pleased to give you an example. Our fictitious CV writer has spent his career in recruitment and sales and is looking for a new job:
10 The Street
I am a hardworking, intelligent sales person and have spent my working life in sales and recruitment in Crawley. I have become exceptionally knowledgeable in many areas of recruitment in Crawley in addition to developing a strong ability to develop business and close sales. Having held several branch manager roles in Crawley I am also experienced in managing staff. I am keen to embrace a new challenge in recruitment in Crawley. I am very good with computers and find I adapt quickly to any package presented to me.
2006 - Current
PEK Recruitment, Crawley
My key responsibilities in this challenging position include establishing relationships with Crawley businesses, as well as companies further afield, maintaining a good working knowledge of jobs in Crawley and recruitment in Crawley and ensuring the smooth running of the branch through effective management of the team. Our main focus is Crawley recruitment which I feel that I have assisted by making sure that I attend local networking events and conferences. I have been able to drastically improve our Crawley business as well as business as a whole. My best achievement has been to create a relationship with Crawley Borough Council / West Sussex Council. We have been able to fill these public sector jobs very efficiently.
2000 – 2006
VGR Recruitment, Crawley
During my time here we specialised in temporary recruitment in Crawley. I was responsible for a team of 8 ensuring they remained motivated and effective. I set achievable targets and a reward scheme to ensure staff morale. In addition established good relationships with Crawley companies in order to aid with their temporary recruitment in Crawley.
1998 – 2000
BIH Recruitment, Crawley
I began as a trainee consultant and in just 2 years advanced to a senior consultant role. It was during my work here that I learnt about recruitment in Crawley and received a great amount of training including the legal and regulatory aspects of recruitment, management skills and sales. I was also frequently the top sales person for my branch.
1994 – 1998
Advertising Sales Executive
BXH Advertising, Crawley
This was my first position after leaving my education and I started as a junior in their telesales department and rose to the position of senior advertising sales executive. My main responsibilities included maintaining relationships with Crawley companies in order to receive their recruitment advertising. I would also help my clients with ensuring that their recruitment advertising was effective.
1992 - 1994
English Literature – A
Physical Education – B
Sociology, French, German, Physics, Business Studies, Media Studies} - C
1988 - 1992
Crawley High School
10 A to C (including Maths, English and Double Science)
Full clean driving licence and own transport