Smarten up your Curriculum Vitae!

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By Sanday Chongo Kabange

A Curriculum Vitae or CV is a brief, accurate report that gives an account about you as an individual. Sometimes referred to as résumé, your CV speaks volumes about who you are, what qualifications and experience you hold, as well your abilities and skills for a particular post in an organisation.

A CV is not just a mere write-up about you. There are guidelines that ought to be followed if you want to draft a smart CV. Mywage Zambia has compiled some tips that will help you to write or update your CV.

  • Keep it clear, short and concise
  • Make it accurate
  • Make it attractive, not colourful
  • Keep updating it constantly
  • Include facts about yourself
  • Do not overload it with too many lists
  • Give it life and let it speak for you
  • Tailor it to suit the job you are applying for
  • Keep it simple
  • Always send it with a cover letter

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