Creating a resume can be something that people really dread doing. However, it’s not only accurately demonstrating your past experience that you need to worry about, you also need to think about formatting.
Think about it, a recruiter or hiring manager that has to read sometimes hundreds of CVs a day aren’t going to give yours much notice if it’s not easily readable.
They’re trained to scan through resumes, making sure you tick all of the essential boxes, before coming back to it in more detail. If you don’t make that task easy for them then chances are, you’re not going to be very successful in your application.
But how do you format a CV properly?
The guys over at uptowork.com have created a fantastic online guide detailing exactly how to do that. It contains the following infographic that will bring you step-by-step through creating your resume.