How to Write a CV?
A good CV should contain these sections;
To obtain as a systems analyst position where extensive marketing, writing, management, design, and technical skills are required. Preferably within the fields of Database Management position.
- Analyzing data
- Planning organizational needs
- Providing customers with service
- Teaching/instructing/training individuals
- Recommended an alternative solution to one of the department’s problems
2004 - January 2008
Master of Science in Computing Science and Engineering,
March 2006 -
The Coca-Cola Company,
Senior Flavor Engineer
- Introduced a new method of navigating through the A Software Program
- Documented inventory counts at the end of each working day
Guidelines for a CV
There is an example CV shown below
Phone (+713) 423 00 00
PROFILE Professional, highly qualified Electrical Engineer with excellent organizational and team working skills. Ideal candidate for position requiring, initiative, responsibility and challenge.
EDUCATION September 1999 – July 2003
Bachelor of Electrical & Microelectrical Engineering
Result: 1st Class Honours
September 1993 - June 1999
Leaving Certificate: 500 Points including an A1 in Physics.
EMPLOYMENT 2003 – 2004
ABC CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS,
§ Secured work experience as an Assistant Engineer reporting directly to the Project Manager.
§ Liased with Engineers and reported to Project Manager on all tasks.
§ Conducted demolition work which included working with dangerous chemicals such as asbestos.
2002 - 2003
ROBINSON ELECTRONIC DESIGN SERVICES, CORK
§ Reported to the Senior Engineer.
§ Assisted with designing and building of web pages.
§ Liaised with Engineering staff on all aspects of web content relevant to the industry sector. .
1999 - 2002
§ Checked membership cards at the information desk.
§ Provided assistance and information to customers.
§ Collected money for aerobics and yoga classes.
§ Managed special group bookings of facilities.
SKILLS Computer: Working knowledge of programming languages, C, C++. Highly proficient at Access, Excel, Word & Powerpoint. Knowledge of Matamatica and Electronics Workbench and experience of HTML, VHDL and assembly code.
Language: Conversational English & German.
Sport: Member of UCC Mardyke Gym and play football and rugby regularly. Involved in coaching local primary school football team between 1999 - 2002.
Water Sports: Swim regularly and have achieved life-saving certificate. Completed PADI certificate in scuba diving while in
Music: Play guitar and give guitar lessons.
Scouts: Patrol Leader with local scout troop from 1998 - 2001. Organised regular hikes and camping trips.
References Available Upon Request
Soon.org.uk. “Writing a CV Resume”.16 January 2009. Sonn Magazine.
10 March 2009. <http://www.soon.org.uk/cvpage.htm>
CV Tips. “CV Writing” June 2008.CV Examples. 10 March 2009. <http://www.cvtips.com/CV_example.html>
Purdue OWL. "Resume Design". The Online Writing Lab at Purdue. 10 May 2008. Purdue University Writing Lab. 09 March 2009